First Ladye Carolyn Simmons-Jamerson

 

OUR FIRST LADY (CAROLYN SIMMONS)  WAS BORN ON AUGUST 20, 1959 IN SYRACUSE NEW YORK TO MR. SAMUEL CURTIS SIMMONS AND MOTHER BERNICE SIMMONS (BOTH DECEASED).  SHE WAS RAISED IN A GOD FEARING HOME. HER PRIMARY EDUCATION BEGAN AT CLINTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. SHE MET AN ATTRACTIVE MILITARY MAN (Our Pastor) THAT HAD RECENTLY JOINED THE CONGREGATION OF  HER HOME CHURCH, REFUGE TABERNACLE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST (C.O.G.I.C.) SYRACUSE, NEW YORK . HER UNCLE, THE LATE SUPERINTENDENT THEODORE McRAE, WAS THE CHURCH'S FOUNDER AND PASTOR. AFTER GRADUATION FROM  ANTHONY B. HENNIGER HIGH SCHOOL (Syracuse), CAROLYN MARRIED.  STILL PURSUING HER INTEREST IN BEAUTY CULTURE & COSMETOLGY AS A VOCATION, SHE CONTUNUED PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IN 1989 AT BJ's BEAUTY COLLEGE, TACOMA WA. 

  IN 1975 SHE WAS SAVED AND RECEIVED THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY GHOST AT THE REFUGE TABERNACLE CHURCH WHERE  SHE CONTINUED TO SERVE FAITHFULLY IN MANY CAPACITIES. SISTER  JAMERSON'S RECORD OF CHRISTIAN SERVICE INCLUDES: SENIOR CHOIR VICE-PRESIDENT AND MEMBERSHIP IN YWCC AND THE USHER BOARD.  IN 1991,WHILE ELDER JAMERSON SERVED AS PASTOR OF THE UPPER ROOM CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST SONG-TAN SI, REPUBLIC OF KOREA SISTER JAMERSON ALSO SERVED BY HIS SIDE ASSISTING AND DIRECTING WOMEN'S DEPARTMENT AND BENEVOLENT ACTIVITIES.  

       IN THE YEAR 1995, AS PASTOR JAMERSON ASSUMED THE PASTORATE OF BRIGHT STAR COGIC. OUR FIRST LADY AND THEIR CHILDREN JOINED IN WORKING BY HIS SIDE. SHE CURRENTLY SERVES AS 1ST LADY OF THE BETHESDA COMMUNITY CHURCH CONGREGATION.  SHE CONTINUES HER VOCATION AS A COSMETOLIGIST AT “The Shear Connetion3105 San Pedro Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico. SHE HAS BEEN MARRIED TO ELDER L. ROY JAMERSON, JR. DALLAS, TEXAS FOR OVER TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS. THEY HAVE THREE SONS, (LEE III, DANIEL, &  IAN)  ONE DAUGHTER (XIAN), AND TWO GRAND DAUGHTERS (ARIANNA AND KIANNA).