To Everything There Is A Season…
A Time to be born: Alcion was born December 27, 1938 in Ashland, Louisiana to Mae S. Beavers. She is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Millie Beavers; mother, Mae S. Locks; sisters, Margaret Harlin and Joyce Williams; grandson, Justin Miller and granddaughter, DaShawna Miller.
A Time to live: For more than 31 years, Alcion served her community as a Civil servant government employee with the Agriculture Department and the Internal Revenue Department. While working as a Civil Servant, Alcion served in various areas of government with proficiency. She served as a Human Resources trainer and retired from the position of Contract Specialist Supervisor. She served as First Vice President of the Kansas Branch NAACP.
As a child of God, Alcion committed her life serving the community and church, through teaching and mentoring. She was a member of the Eighth Street Baptist Church and served as a Deaconess, Trustee Chairperson, Sunday school teacher, president of the combined choirs, Ministry Advisor to One Accord Liturgical Dance team, and Mission Study Chairperson for the General Mission.
She served in the Grief ministry, was the Condolence Clerk for over 20 years, subsequently, she wrote condolences not only for church members, but for the state, district and local ministries of the laymen and their supporters. She supported her husband Burnett Ambler, and other worthy men of the laymen’s movement for over 35 years. Alcion and her husband traveled nationally and internationally. One of her most memorable trip was to Jerusalem where she was re-baptized in the Jordan River and walked the Via Dolorosa.
Alcion’s favorite scripture was “I must work the works of Him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.” (John 9:4 KJV). She leaves a legacy that will continue to capture the hearts of sinners in need of a Savior and those who have a desire grow stronger in Christ.
A Time to die: Alcion departed her earthly home quietly on October 3, 2019. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband of 32 years Burnett Amber Jr. of the home; sister, Janet Flowers (Herman Flowers) Kansas City, Missouri; sister, Shirley McCord Arlington, Texas; her children, Carita Logan, Clarence Logan, Patricia Webb, and Alcion Williams all of Kansas City, Kansas; Grandchildren, NaKeisha Logan Richmond, California; Clarence Logan Jr. Kansas City, Missouri; Brooke Logan Oklahoma; Carlando Morris Kansas City, Kansas and Joshua (Albani) Olathe, Kansas. She also leaves 19 great grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren; her best friend, Nadine Woodard; her special friend, Phyllis Kitchen and a host relatives and friends.