Announcements

Prayer Request for Family of Judson Davis, Jr. (Judd, Jr.)

It is with heavy hearts this prayer request comes to the Broadous Family as a mighty man of God, Cousin Judd, Jr. is gone on to be with the Lord. Please constantly uplift his parents, Elder Judson, Sr. and Mary Ann Davis, his wife, Deborah Davis, their children and of course his siblings Rebecca (Becky), Keith and Elizabeth (Lizzy)

Effective Monday, April 8, 2019, if you would like to send flowers, you can go to www.Californiacremation.com; go to the obituary section; click on Judson Davis, Jr. and you will be able to order flowers and/or post a tribute.

As a Veteran in the armed forces, Cousin Judson, Jr. will be honored and laid to rest in Military National Cemetery in San Diego, CA.

The homegoing services for Judson Davis, Jr. will be Monday, April 22, 2019 as follows:

Deliverance Worship Center
2774 Sweetwater Springs Blvd.
Spring Valley CA 91977 (San Diego area)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Viewing
11:00 a.m. Services Begin

2:30 p.m. Burial Follows at :
Miramar National Cemetery
5795 Nobel Drive
San Diego, CA 92122

If possible, our Cousin Deborah Davis (Judd, Jr.'s widow) is asking family members to wear colors of brown, gold, cream or burnt orange for the funeral services.

If questions arise, please contact Bernardean Broadous at (626) 798-6132

Natalie (Brooks) Edwards

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Natalie, granddaughter of Beatrice (Broadous) Wilbon, daughter of Gwendolyn (Wilbon) Redd was with her husband David and the Edwards family on the television game show Family Feud on February 26 and February 27, 2019.

Prayer Request for Hugh B. Flake, II

Please pray for Hugh B. Flake, II, [son of Hugh B. Flake, Sr. and grandson of Mattie Broadous Flake], who is in ICU in Fort Worth Texas.
Hugh B. Flake, Sr. can be contacted at (916) 761-8664

Game of The Week Player Profile: Makayla Scurlock

To read an awesome article and watch the video about Makayla, Click Here! Makayla is the Great Granddaughter of Leon Broadous, Sr, Grand Daughter of Leon Broadous, Jr. and the Daughter of Jennifer (Broadous) and John Scurlock

Youth Council

As you know, National Vice Chairman Kenneth Broadous is leading the charge on developing the Broadous Family's Youth Council. At the 2018 Reunion, the youth exhibited so much excitement for a youth council as they expressed their desire to be involved.

So, let us help make that happen!

To that end, please forward names of young people in your respective branches; no worries about whether they are interested or not. The goal is to involve our family's young people and help them learn about their very rich heritage.

Please send names and contact information or if questions, contact Kenneth: kenneth.broadous@gmail.com

Thank you, Bernardean Broadous

Broadous Board of Directors Chairman

Grandma Mattie Birthday Tributes

Hello Family,

As we celebrate the Birthday Month of Grandma Mattie, let us take a moment to honor Aunt Jean, Aunt Ernestine, Cousin Judson, Cousin Opal, and all of our Elders, for the wonderful legacy they have bestowed upon us. I pray God will continue to bless and prosper them richly in every area of their lives. 

As a tribute to the amazing woman that Grandma Mattie was, I would like to extend KUDOS to three of our amazing young sister cousins, Natalie Smith-Dryer, MA, LPC, (the daughter of Cousin Carolyn Smith, and Granddaughter of Aunt Lee Quency); CeCe Olisa, Social Influencer and Girl Boss, (the daughter of Cousins Henry and Francine Oputa, and Granddaughter of Aunt Rosa and Uncle H.T.); and Rabiyah Karim-Kincey aka Rah, Actor (my daughter, and Granddaughter of Aunt Jean and Uncle John). 

Cousin Natalie is a remarkable licensed mental health professional, who in my opinion should have her own talk radio and television show. Natalie shared with us during the 2018 reunion, opening our eyes to a variety of mental health issues that can affect our everyday lives. I tip my hat off to Natalie for her current information on Sexual Assault.

For a copy contact Natalie at nataliendyer@sbcglobal.net.

I have fallen in love with Cousin CeCe’s YouTube blogs, where she shares her life as an open book with thousands of people. As a prominent Social Influencer, CeCe is among the select few that have been invited to give TED talks. This is a really big deal. I found CeCe’s talk to be educational, enlightening, and inspiring.

I encourage you to view her talk on YouTube, TED Talk by CeCe Olisa, (https://youtu.be/ivNNgdCsY7o)

Cousin Rah’s speech, “The Waters Brought Us,” that she performed at our 2018 reunion, still warms my heart. As a talented actor and creative thinker, Rah beautifully captured the essence of Grandma Mattie. If you videotaped or recorded the speech at the reunion, you may want to view or listen to it again in celebration of Grandma Mattie’s Birthday, which was January 10th.

For a copy, contact Rah at rkarimkincey@gmail.com

Happy New Year and Blessings Family. 

Love, 
Cousin Deborah Broadous
Broadous Family National President

Kenneth Broadous Guest Speaker

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National Dues Reminder

National Dues are due on January 1, 2019.

At the 29 September Board of Directors meeting, the Directors corrected the National Dues from $55 a year ($30 for Grandpa Zack’s Birthday and $25 for Grandma Mattie’s Birthday) to $30 a year per adult person.

 Effective January 1, 2019, the due date to pay National Annual Dues is January 1st each year.

 Dues may be paid by personal check, money order, cashier’s check (make checks payable to: Broadous Memorial Fund), or online.

 Please contact National Treasurer Joe Roland at 817-980-7054 for the mailing address, directions to pay online, or with questions.

Thank you, Deborah Broadous, National President