The family would like to thank:
Victory Christian Ministries International for hosting the service and supporting the family with planning and preparation.
Jenkins Funeral home for your compassion and professionalism.
All of the friends and family who contributed any amount financially to make this service possible. We are truly grateful! Your generosity will be rewarded.
All of the friends and family who have worked together to coordinate food delivery, we greatly appreciate your labor of love in supplying our physical needs during this time.
All of the friends and family who immediately stepped in to offer their support and comfort in whatever means possible. We have been blown away.
Big thanks to Tricie Hendrix, Antoinette Brazelton, and Elder Laneta and the bereavement ministry for planning and orchestrating the celebration.
A big thanks to Latia and Len Graham, Veronica Essex, Lolita Holmes, Lynn Quick for creating the tribute photo-slides, videos, posters, and programs.
Special Thanks to Marcus Marshall, Jason Banks, and Antoinette Brazelton for their contributions in the service.
Deep thanks to the artists, dancers and singers, Shana Wilson, Nikea Marie, Ernest Wright, Isaiah Freeland, and Demetre Wells who gave of themselves and their talents to honor Elijah and Glorify the Lord, his Father and ours.
Deep thanks to Chris Patraut who rearranged plans, flights, and speaking engagements in order to be here with us today and officiate the celebration.
Deep and abiding thanks to our Spiritual Dad, Apostle Tony Brazelton, for delivering a powerful and profound message.
Anastassia would like to personally thank:
My Spiritual Parents, Apostles Tony and Cynthia Brazelton for covering us, for your words of encouragement, and your many extensions of Love not only to me but to my family.
My Dance Family – I felt your love, prayers, support, and FAITH every moment. Thank you for all of the MANY ways you have acted to support me and my family during this time, and for your Great Love for us, it has been overwhelming.
My Victory Family – thank you to the many who stood with us in prayer and faith. Thank you for your extensions of Love. You are truly a picture of Jesus in the earth.
My Deep thanks to the CORE for always being who you are and standing in Faith no matter what. For sweeping in at the moment I needed you most and reminding me who we are.
My Deep thanks to my ‘sisters’, who have not left me for a moment. You have been a net and a life preserve.
To my Keshia Freeland, Tricie Hendrix, and Antoinette Brazelton – there are no words…
My Keshia, you’ve always got me. Thank you for feeling this with me and helping me to keep standing. Thank you for taking me in and giving me a safe place.
My Tricie, you have been my rock through it all. There are MANY things I could thank you for from planning, to keeping my head straight, to late night calls… but most of all you have been the FAITH of GOD to me. Thank you for seeing me and knowing me in ways that few can and for speaking constant Life. Thank you for your self-sacrifice in putting aside all of your own burdens to carry me through this in HIM. Thank you for Loving me and Loving him.
My Antoinette, My Tangled Friend, thank you for becoming the Comforter in the flesh and for being HIS Strength to me even though you were also feeling the weight of this. Thank you for carrying me completely in my most critical hour and keeping with me through it. Thank you for your intense and extravagant love for me as well as my family. I have no words…
To my GOD and my KING – I will forever praise you! You are the Resurrection and the Life. Thank you that this is not unto death but for Your Glory – let the unveiling begin!