TITLE

Rev. Lyons used church funds to buy diamond ring and house, St. Petersburg Times says

PUB. DATE
September 1997
SOURCE
Jet;09/01/97, Vol. 92 Issue 15, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that funds drawn from National Baptist Convention USA Inc. by the organization's president, Rev. Henry J. Lyons, have been used towards the purchase of a diamond ring and the downpayment of a house. Purchase of the waterfront house by Lyons and Bernice Edwards, the organization's public relations director; Charges lodged against Lyons' wife, Deborah, who set fires in the house after learning of Edwards' involvement; Amount taken from funds; Other scandal involving Lyons.
ACCESSION #
9709140922

 

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