District Mother Lena Mae Belton was born on March 31, 1937 in Red Springs, North Carolina to Luther and Everlina McKoy. Mother Belton was educated at the Fayetteville NC school district, where she attended Lilly Chapel Church.
Mother Belton migrated to New Jersey in the 1950s, she was a resident of Trenton for over 70 years. In
1973, Mother was united in holy matrimony to Deacon Hardin Belton and to this: union Mrs. Tianta Belton Heads was born. She was f1mployed by Fort Dix Army Base, Browns Mills, New Jersey as a supply clerk for over 18 years, until her early retirement to care for her husband of thirty-one years in 1991.
Mother Belton was saved at First Born Church at a young age. She then joined Holy Cross Church of Christ Written In Heaven. She later settled at Lord Jesus Love Temple formally known as Church Of The Lord Jesus House of Prayer for all People in 1965, under the leadership of the late Mother Lexie Gibson and Bishop Leroy York." Upon the demise of the late
District Missionary Mother G. Richardson (Bishop Walker and Bishop Jones), Mother L. Belton accepted the position of District Missionary in the mid 1990s for the Church of Christ Written in Heaven. Mother L. Belton maintained her duties and has served faithfully until her heavenly transition.
She was preceded in death by her parents Luther and Everlina McKoy; her husband Deacon Hardin Belton; her son Henry L. Blackwell; her sister Mother Ada L.York; her brothers Dal Henry, James, John and Rufus McKoy; beloved niece Hilen Gamble. She leaves to cherish her memory brother Willie McKoy; daughters Tianta M. Belton-Heads (Thomas/Cis) of Trenton,
NJ, Katherine Curtis of Penns Grove, NJ; sons Randy (Julie) of Pinedale, \VY, D'Angelo (Lisa) of Gram, Washington, Stephen (Pamela), and D'wayne (Diana) all of Mount Holly, NJ; grandchildren Jehmar Blackwell of SC, Thomas Jr, Tyanta, Taylor, Tyler and Lewis, all " of Trenton, NJ; Godchildren Eyvonne Barnes (Burnell Sr.), Eddie, Dyon, Lyon, Jabree, Isaiah, Malachi, Burnell Jr, LaTonya and two sister-in-laws. Special; friends Mrs.Walline Mashewl, Mrs. Naomi Cleveland, Mrs. Rosalee Roundtree and Mrs. Marveen Sheffield. A host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, grands, great-grands, great-great grands, church family, and friends.
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