Bishop Iona Locke (Passed Away) Biography: Wiki, Age, Husband, Career, Death Cause

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Who is Bishop Iona Locke? Bishop Iona Locke Bio/Wiki

In the state of Michigan, Dr. Iona Locke was a Bishop. She was born in Pittsburgh and began her education before attending Harty’s Bible School in the Pittsburgh School System.

She then pursued her Christian studies and was awarded a Ph.D. in Theology and Divinity Programs.

It’s sad to announce the death of Bishop Iona Locke. It has been confirmed that she died on December 18, 2020. As at the time of the filing of this article, her cause of death or what contributed to her demise was not made public.

Age

She was 72 years old.

Career

Iona has served in churches around the world, but in Detroit, Michigan, she is best known for being the Bishop of a parish. On 23rd August 2000, she was consecrated as a bishop.

She is known for her music as well and has published a number of gospel songs. Via her sermons and songs, Bishop Locke inspired so many individuals. Several posted their responses to her passing on social media. As of now, her cause of death is unclear. In our prayers, we will continue to carry her family and loved ones.

The Lord commissioned Bishop Locke to further her Christian training. In doing so in July 1994, she proceeded to complete her Ph.D. in Theology and Divinity Programs. To a couple of education with experience is of higher understanding. In the DMV region, she was very well known and loved.

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Was Bishop Iona Locke Ever Married?

No. Bishop Iona Locke has never been married. She was engaged to Bishop Earl Wortham of Baltimore Maryland back in the 1980s.

Death Cause

This week, unfortunately, a well-loved Michigan Bishop passed away, and tributes to her are flooding Twitter. Her death was announced on December 18th in an official statement by her family on social media, and she is going to be dearly missed. Here’s what you have to know about Iona Locke.

Her cause of death is presently unclear, but the statement said that before seeking everyone’s “continuous prayers” for her family, church, and fellowship, she had undergone a “season of sickness.”

On Friday morning (December 18th), an official statement from Iona’s family, the Christ-Centered Ministries Organization, and the Abyssinia Christ-Centered Church was posted on social media announcing that Iona Locke had sadly passed away.

A passage from Corinthians was quoted from the announcement before saying: “It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that the Locke family, christ-centered Ministry Association and the Abyssinia Christ-Centered Church announce the Episcopal Transition of Her Grace, Presiding Bishop Iona E. Locke.”

Tribute

She was in a class of her own! One of the Greatest to ever do it!! Take your rest Dr. Iona Locke. #bishopionalocke #drionalocke #teacher #preacher

Posted by Dave McClure on Friday, 18 December 2020

 

13 thoughts on “Bishop Iona Locke (Passed Away) Biography: Wiki, Age, Husband, Career, Death Cause”

  1. This was one of the greatest female preachers in the Body of Christ! She will be greatly missed, I can only imagine her reception into the Heavenly realm with her coming face to face with Jesus her beloved Saviour and receiving her rewards.
    Rest well Bishop Iona Locke I know Bishop Norman L. Wagner is rejoicing with you now, you have represented Jesus Christ well.

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  2. May bishop Iona Locke soul rest in peace woman of virtue and wisdom. You will be with your maker, still preaching, the undiluted word of God.

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  3. Powerful in the Word and faith of God. Powerful encourager and builder of faith in God! I received a word of knowledge from her Facebook message today. Powerful reminder of who our God is and our weapons of praise, worship and song unto Him… He fights our battles! We win because He is with us!

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  4. I REMEMBER A SERMON AT 21 S CAROLINE ST BALTIMORE MD IF SHE IS A JEW??? SHE WON’T HAVE A PROBLEM FROM ME. AMEN A PROTECTIVE LIFE AND A PRAYER WARRIOR REST IN PEACE TONI

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  5. Dr. Iona Locke was a great soul and spirit; a darling of a woman. Rest in Peace dearest friend ;we’ll see you in the morning.

    Love Always:

    The Arnold J. Wagner Family–Youngstown, Ohio
    and
    The Dr. Fredrick D. Stevens Family–Allentown, Pennsylvania

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  6. I am Minister Kahlial Smith I am on the Virginia State Council YPU Presidents Board (P.A.W) I just want to say that this woman truly had God on her side, She was truly powerful I have heard her speak and I have heard her sing, Bishop Locke Truly had a wonderful voice. I did not hear of her passing until today and it truly sadden me to hear one of the greatest woman preachers in the P.A.W has gone on to be with the Lord. My prayers for the family
    Submitted under the order of
    Bishop Sandy Witcher
    Pastor Christine Witcher
    Of Promise Land Ministries
    612 Grady Street Lynchburg Virginia

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  7. Bishop Locke left a Burning love in my heart for the gospel. At greater Bethany community Church in Los Angeles California Bishop Robert W McMurray who has also passed. I was raised in the church but I had never known the Love of God that I experienced then. Praise ye the Lord🙏🙏🙏

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