Our Heavenly Father has called our beloved Dr. Cynthia Therese Brown- Crocker to eternal rest. Cynthia Crocker, teacher, assistant principal and mentor, and lifelong resident of Philadelphia. Passed away with her loving family at her side. On October 10, 2022, at the age of 71. Cynthia leaves to carry the torch light to her legacy – two sisters, Dawn Brown Lee and Sharon Brown Presley; adopted sister, Gwendolyn Johnson; God-sons, Leonard Tinsley & Promise Lee; God Daughter, Takisha Wilson; Husband, “Lucky”; Great-Grandson, Carter Jackson; and a host of aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Cynthia was affectionally known as “Missie” and “Dr.Crock”. Her life Journey began on October 16, 1950. She was born to the late Hardie Mae Brown and Lewis Leach. Cynthia met and marries Robert R. Crocker. Through this union, one child was born – daughter, Da-Sharoi A. Brown-Crocker who preceded her in death.
Cynthia was educated in the philadelphia public school system. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Temple University and a master's degree from Beaver University. Cynthia recognized her calling to teach as a child. She was a teacher for 50 years. Cynthia’s teaching career started at Walter G. Smith Elementary School, Tanner Duckery and John B. Stetson. She served as Assistant Principal at Swenson School of Technology & Arts and Abraham Lincoln High School.
Upon retiring, she found catering to Christ Ministries. This was her passion to do the work of the Lord. Cynthia, networked with Pastor Angela Pipersburgh, Founder of Kingdom Chambers of Commerce. Cynthia traveled extensively with this organization, being the Keynote speaker at many conferences.
Cynthia has several hobbies, she enjoyed tutoring, traveling, baking, arts, & Crafts, Interior decorating, drawing, and teaching at vacation Bible School during the summer. Cynthia accepted Christ at Greater Cannan Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Bishop Vernon I Prioleau Sr. And First Lady Frances Prioleau. While at Cannan she served as president on the Pastor’s Ais committee, and she enjoyed singing on the adult choir. Cynthia was a true missionary and prayer warrior, which led to Impacting Your World Christian Center under the leadership of Pastor’s Ray and Tracey Bernard. Cynthia had a passion for business and finances which led her to Joseph Business School. While in the hospital, she was on her computer doing her studies. When She was doing her studies, she was listening to john Hagee Ministry on her computer. She witnessed to her entire medical staff spreading the word of God.
Cynthia’s life mission was to do the work of the Lord, which she accomplished as she transitioned with a soft gentle voice. Her last words were “Yes lord” all is well... Family members that preceded her in death; Grandmother, Alberta Smith; Mother, Hardie Mae Brown; one sister, Siane; Five brothers, Dwight, Daniel, Rodney, Kevin, and Keith. Missie will be truly missed by her family, church family, and all that knew her.