Passing of Dr. John H. Rouse, SSPB Board Chair; Pastor Mt. Zion MBC

March 12, 2011

On the afternoon of March 12, 2011, the death angel visited Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Illinois and plucked from his garden another lovely flower.  Dr. John H. Rouse, was distinguished in service as pastor of the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Chairman of the Sunday School Publishing Board, and National Baptist Congress Lecturer in the Division of Administration. Dr. Rouse suffered a massive heart attack on March 11, 2011.

Please remember the Rouse family and the Mt. Zion Baptist Church family in your prayers. 
 
The arrangements are as follows:

Musical Tribute & Memorial Service
Saturday, March 19, 2011 – 6:00 p.m.

Viewing and Family Hour
Sunday, March 20, 2011 – 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Funeral Service
Sunday, March 20, 2011 – 7:00 p.m.
Rev. Marvin Wiley, Eulogist

All services will be held at
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
2235 Bond Avenue
East St. Louis, IL  62207
 
The body has been entrusted to the care of:
Officer Funeral Home
2114 Missouri Ave.
East St. Louis, ILL, 62205
618-271-6055

Expressions of love and sympathy can be directed to: 
Mrs. Mary Rouse
c/o Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church
2235 Bond Avenue
East St. Louis, IL 62207
618-274-8350
618-274-1440 Fax
 
Send email correspondence to:
Lenora Criggler, Church Clerk, mscrig2@sbcglobal.net

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