Sue lives in Spartanburg, SC and attends Liberty UMC. She is a certified Lay Servant, Lay Member to Annual Conference, and Lay Leader.
She has been listed in Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who among American Women, and Who’s Who in America.
Sue has served in various positions within UMW/UWF at the National, Regional, District and Local levels.
Her other interests include reading, writing, crocheting, and entertaining as Betty Sue Buttermilk.
Kay is originally from Miami, Florida and has lived in the Quincy and Tallahassee areas for more than 40 years. Ms. Roach has been involved with United Methodist Women for more than 30 years and has served as the North West District’s President as well as other numerous positions. On the Conference level, Kay has served as Membership, Nurture &; Outreach Coordinator, Vice President, and most recently, President for the United Methodist Women Florida Conference. In October 2020, Kay was elected as Vice President for the South Eastern Jurisdiction United Methodist Women. Kay proudly states, “United Methodist Women are committed to serving children and youth with Faith, Hope, and Love in Action.”
Hazel Hall is a member of the North Carolina Conference United Methodist Women where she has served as the conference secretary, a district president and numerous other positions in her local unit.
Hazel is married to her high school sweetheart of 50+ years, she and her husband were blessed with a son and a daughter. They have 5 wonderful grandchildren.
Her hobbies are traveling, spending time with the grandchildren, reading, and being outdoors – hiking,kayaking, and paddle boarding.
She and her husband own a heating and air conditioning company.
Tryphenia Sumter Speed is a native of Sumter, South Carolina, a graduate of Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC. The Social Security Administration employed her from 1965 until she retired in 2003.
Tryphenia, a lifetime Methodist, is an active member of Cascade UMC, Atlanta, GA- North Georgia Conference. As a United Methodist Women, she has served in several leadership roles in her local unit and the district as the social action coordinator and district president. Tryphenia served as spiritual growth coordinator, vice president, and president of the North Georgia Conference UMW.
Tryphenia has served on the Board of Directors for two National Mission Institution, Wesley Community Centers and Murphy Harpst Children Center. She is a member of the Atlanta Chapter of Claflin University International Alumni Association, Church Women United Atlanta, Inc, and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
She enjoys reading, walking, watching basketball, football, and gardening.
Barbara was born and raised in Gallatin, Tennessee -just north of Nashville. Raised in a Methodist family, she grew up in the church.
Barbara is a graduate of Tennessee A & I State University.
After marriage, she moved to Memphis, Tennessee where she and her family lived until relocating to Evans, Georgia and then to Mobile, Alabama. Barbara has an extensive background with the Memphis Housing Authority, Human Services and Housing Assistance programs.
Barbara is a member of the Toulminville-Warren Street United Methodist Church where she has held numerous committee positions. Barbara served as Vice President of the Mobile District United Methodist Women’s Mission Team and as District President for the terms of 2017-2020. She was the 2018 Chair of Alabama West Florida Conference District President. Barbara currently serves as a newly elected member of the 2021-2024 Southeastern Jurisdiction Leadership Team as Chair of Nominations.
Barbara is an “Owl” Wood Badge Club Scout Leader and a Certified Public Housing and Section 8 Manager. She has hobbies in dancing, shopping and entertaining. Barbara is married to her college sweetheart, Jeroy.
They have two God fearing adult sons, Jeroy III (Allison) and Joseph. They are blessed with four “absolutely perfect” grandchildren, Isaiah, Addison, Joseph and Avery.