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Rev Boyzie B. Z. Daniels
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Birth: Sep. 15, 1915
Death: Jul. 7, 2007

II Timothy 4:6-7 - The Life of Reverend Boyzie B. Z. Daniels The Reverend B. Z. Daniels was born in Walnut Grove, Walton County, Georgia on September 15th, 1915. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ms. Fannie Mae Daniels, and a sister, Mrs. Susie Jackson and a host of other relatives. He made Bethany Baptist Church his home and was called into the ministry at an early age. Preaching the word of God at age 22, he grew strong in Christian ethics. His ordination service was held in June of 1946 at his home church, Bethany. He pastored many churches since accepting his to Chestnut Grove Baptist Church at age 24: Smith Chapel(20+ years), Appaalchee Shoals (61 years), Grissom Grove, Gum Springs, Mt. Enon, Carter's Hill, Friendship in Loganville (49 years), Corinth in Social Circle, and Lyonsville (13 years) Missionary Baptist Churches. Under his dedicated leadership, he had over 20 sons and daughters in the ministry currently active in various churches throughout Georgia with 12 who originated from Appalachee Shoals Missionary Baptist Church. While pastoring, he always maintained other occupations. He retired from the Walton County Board of Education as a school bus driver after over 25 years of service, worked as a licensed carpenter, and diligent farmer. His humble, generous spirit of giving, love for people and hard work as a gardener, earned him the Walton Hometown HeronAward. He also has been honored with proclamations from Barrow and Walton County Mayors, He promoted community and church partnerships through continuous service and memberships in various ironstone: Walton County Civi League, Benevolent Lodge, Masonic Lodge, and Walton County Ministerial Alliance, local school PTA's, etc. His service in the Northwestern Baptist Association (now know as the Greater Northwestern Baptist Assoc.) is most notable and worthy of numerous recognitions down through the years. Under Moderator H. H. Forts on, he was elected First Vice Moderator of the NWBA. He served that position faithfully for 44 years under Moderators; Rev. E. T. Smith, Rev. C. T. Hester, and Rev. L. D. Sims. He continued to remain active as First Vice Moderator Emeritus along with the Appalachee Shoals Church where he successfully pastored for 61 years.His community activism was captured in a book, Fire In A Cane Brake by Laura Wexler, depicting his involvement in civil right and justice for blacks in Walton County in 1946x Rev. Daniels attend school in Walton County, Athens Technical School, and numerous symposiums, workshops, and training related to Christian Education and Pastoral Leadership. B. Z. conducted many formal, informal, and individual training sessions tailored for the occasion on Life as a Christian, Counselor, Pastor, Marriage, zinging Hymns the "old fashioned" way and moral values.Every conversation with him provided life enrichment as he always humorously shared powerful insights and spiritual nuggets in loving get stern way to jog one's mind and change their life forever. As a devoted, loving husband and father he leaves to mourn his wife of 37 years, Mrs. Mattie Lene Daniels, four daughters, Ms. Bettye Griggs, Minister Eleanor D. (Clarence) Scott, Ms. Gloria B. Penn, Mrs. Marilyn I. (Jimmy L.) Thomas, one son, Charles E. Daniels, 13 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, sister in laws - Mrs. Gennie Lou Boyce, Mrs. Ruby Nell Still, Mrs. Jeanette (Otis) Byrd, and Mrs. Lowvine S. Thompson, and a host of nieces, nephews, and extended family. He was a legend, a child of the King, who is definitely already missed. Funeral Service were held Thursday, July 12th, 2097 at 12:00 Noon at the Lighthouse World Outreach Center, Rev. Raymond Hardy, Pastor, Rev. Bishop W. J. Mosley, Eulogist. 
Jackson Memorial Cemetery
Walton County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: G. Walker & Sons
Originally Created by: Nancy Adams Bedell
Record added: Jan 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46850102
Rev Boyzie <i>B. Z.</i> Daniels
Added by: G. Walker & Sons
Rev Boyzie <i>B. Z.</i> Daniels
Added by: G. Walker & Sons
Rev Boyzie <i>B. Z.</i> Daniels
Added by: G. Walker & Sons
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