Church of Christ (Holiness) USA Mourns loss of Deacon Willenham Castilla

by | Jul 8, 2021 | In Memory, In the News

COCHUSA is saddened to announce the homegoing of Dr. Willenham Castilla, Deacon Emeritus, New Lake Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A., Jackson, Mississippi, former Executive Secretary of Christ Missionary and Industrial College (CM&I), former COCHUSA Historian and author of COCHUSA textbook Moving Forward on God’s Highway, as well as The Work and Ministry of the Deacon, The Work of the Church Trustee and other titles.

He is the father-in-law of Bishop Vernon Kennebrew, Senior Bishop of COCHUSA, and father of Sis. Mary Kennebrew, First Lady of COCHUSA, Bishop H. Vonzell Castilla, Second Vice President of COCHUSA, Eld. Quemardo Castilla, Deacons Reginald and Alveno Castilla, Financial Secretary of COCHUSA and Sis. Abranese Castilla, Registrar of COCHUSA.

Arrangements are as follows:

Viewing & Family Hour: 
6:00 p.m., Friday, July 9, 2021
Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home
3580 Robinson Street
Jackson, MS 39209

Homegoing Service:    
11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 10, 2021
Christ Temple Cathedral
National Headquarters of COCHUSA
845 N. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39202

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to:
W. Cortez Castilla Music Scholarship Fund
c/o JSU Development Foundation
P.O. Box 17144
Jackson, MS 39217

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