Dr. Henrietta S. Attles
Dr. Henrietta S. Attles, Ed.D transitioned to be with her Heavenly Father, on Wednesday, August 29, 2012 in Lakeland, FL. Sister Attles was very active in the AME Church from First Lady, of St. Paul AME Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts to President of the New England Women's Missionary Society. At the time of her passing Henrietta was an active member of New Bethel AME Church, Lakeland, Florida and the Lively Lakeland Missionary Society. She was Robed an AME Missionary Church Mother in Zambia. In Massachusetts Henrietta won a Citywide election and served as the first black woman on the Cambridge School Committee. The schoolroom is dedicated, The Henrietta S. Attles Meeting Room where her portrait was recently unveiled. Dr. Attles was also the Executive Director of the Henry Buckner School, Cambridge, Massachusetts for 21 years. After her retirement, she founded and was President of "Our Golden Years. She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; and was inducted into Phi Delta Kappa National Honor Society, Harvard Chapter, as one of the Nation's Outstanding Educators. The arrangements are: Friday, Sept. 14th, 6-8 PM; Reflections and Saturday, Sept. 15th, 11AM The Celebrations of her life, at St. Paul AME Church in Cambridge, MA.

Published by The Cambridge Chronicle from Sep. 8 to Sep. 15, 2012.
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It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.
Fran Freeman
October 17, 2012
Norman L. Williams
September 22, 2012
My heart mourns the loss of Dr. Henrietta Attles. She was a mother, a sister and a friend to many. Her body may be gone but the fire that burns in her spirit for justice for all will never be extinguished. My condolences to Pastor LeRoy Attles, Sr. And family.
Tracey Pratt
September 16, 2012
My deepest and heartfelt condolence to Rev. Attles and the children. The Attles family represent the best of the best in Christiandom. I am praying for your healing during this season of sorrow. "Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal."
Bishop Corletta J. Vaughn
Detroit, MI
Bishop Corletta Vaughn
September 15, 2012
Mentor, teacher, and friend. Thank God for allowing Sister Attles to dwell among us as a member of the New Jersey Conference Branch WMS.
Patricia N Smith Pres., NJCB - WMS
September 14, 2012
Pastor Attles and family. I praise God for the years I was blessed with having Sis. Attles in my life. God bless you. Carol Moore-Williams
Carol Williams
September 12, 2012
I had the very fortunate opportunity to meet Mrs. Attles when I was a student at Cambridge High and Latin School back in the 70's and reconnected with her and Reverend Attles a few years ago. She remembered me !! I was invited to her home in Randolph and felt honored and was treated very special !! She made me feel special and she was the Special One !!
September 10, 2012
I remember that, as a young woman moving to Cambridge in the 1970's, I was inspired by Henrietta Attles' activism, but also by her level-headedness. She was the School Committee member whom I felt best represented me and and my family. Thank you and love to the whole Attles family!
Kathleen Born
September 9, 2012
dear pastor attles and family,
so very sorry for your loss.
i remember meeting mrs attles while visiting my daughter in cambridge (tracey pratt) and will always remember the warm welcome i recieved fron her and the church. but mostly her warm welcome.
eleanor peete
September 9, 2012
Dear Pastor Attles and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. May Sister Attles now rest in peace. What a wonderful person God allowed to touch so many of our lives.
Sister Vermelle Parks and family
Vermelle Parks
September 9, 2012
To the Attles Family:

Please accept our deepest sympathies. Henrietta was a wonderful person and friend. She made a difference in the many lives she touched through her many ministries.

You are in our prayers and thoughts.


Walter and Michael Sullivan
Walter and Michael Sullivan
September 8, 2012
I will miss her. My deepest sympathy to you all.

Love always Rita Winston
Rita Winston
September 8, 2012
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you. My deepest Sympathy to Reverend Attles and family
Missionary Sister Diane Griffin
September 8, 2012
Dr. Attles was a faithful wife, mother, missionary and educator. She leaves a legacy of outstanding service. We are praying for the Attles family.
Revs. Henry and Rowena White
September 7, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
September 7, 2012
May Lord be with the family during your time of sorrow.
Sherrian Strong
September 6, 2012
Sadden to hear of Dr. Attles passing, she was such a bright star that shined in New Bethel AME Church, Lakeland. "Lord, when I take my final breath and see you face to face in death, then shall my heart forever sing the heavenly praises of my King.
My deepest Sympathy to Reverend Attles and Family.
Carmita Branch
September 6, 2012
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