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Cynthia Wesley

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Cynthia Wesley

Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama

Religious affiliation: None/Unknown

On Sunday, September 15, 1963, Ku Klutz Klan members bombed the Church and the result of this bombing killed a daughter, a friend, a sister known by the name Cynthia. Cynthia Wesley was only 14 years young. The young girl had been dressed in her Sunday best, ready to sing and act as ushers at the adult service, and only a few minutes before the explosion she had been in the basement with a few friends in the women restroom,discussing the new school year that would began the next day. But little did she know she would be gaining her wings that day. Her younger sister Addie Mae Collins\’ younger sister, Sarah, had been with her and the 3 other friends when the bomb exploded, but survived the attack as did the other 22 children in the basement.She attended the 16th Street Baptist Church with her adoptive parents. She has been survived in death by with her adoptive parents Claude and Gertrude Wesley. Cynthia was a very free spirited child who didn\’t have a clue that on this Sunday morning at 10:22 exactly a bomb would be set off and would end her young life. In addition to Cynthia\’s death her 2 friends where also killed the went by the names 11-year-old Denise McNair, and 14-year-old Carole Robertson. Well now all we can say is fly high baby girl and we love you and we will keep your name alive.

Funeral Notice Detail

The family would like send a special thank you to all the Pallbearers and Flower girls. They would like to thank the funeral home service. The repast will be held at the family\'s home please see them for more details. . Thank You all for making this time of grief better for the family.

A Memorial Service will be held at

Barry Funeral Home services

608 E Warrington Avenue

Pittsburgh , PA 15210

On: Apr 15, 2016 — At: 10:00 AM

1 Response

  • Camille Dixon On

    The family would like to display this poem: Those who we have held in our arms for a little while, we will hold in our heart for forever

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