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.