Appreciation Service for New Hope’s Dr. Fairley

Appreciation Service for New Hope’s Dr. Fairley

Dr. Leonard Fairley

Dr. Robert Leonard Fairley and the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church family celebrated the 23rd Appreciation Service for Dr. Robert L. Fairley and Sister Mary Fairley this past Sunday. The appreciation service held during all three services recognized Dr. Fairley’s commitment to God, church, and family.

The second of six children born to the late Reverend and Mrs. Leonard Earl Fairley, Dr. Fairley grew up in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where he received his elementary and secondary education. He served four years in the United States Navy. Following his discharge from the Navy, Dr. Fairley made his residence in Menlo Park, California.

Dr. Fairley received his call to the ministry in 1959 and was ordained by the late Reverend James Branch in 1962. He is a third generation gospel preacher.

After more than fifty years in the ministry, Dr. Fairley will be retiring from service but will remain steadfast in service to God’s will.

Dr. Fairley married the former Mary Ann McFadden in 1962 and they are the parents of four children: Dr. Fredrick L. Fairley (wife-Tina Marie); Pastor Ralph R. Fairley (wife-Dawn Rene); Mr. Michael V. Fairley; and Mrs. Lori Ann Fairley-Green (husband-Pastor Jonathan Lane Green). Dr. and Mrs. Fairley have 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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