Norma J. Blake was married to the late Reverend Dr. Harry Blake for more than 60 years. They led Mount Canaan Baptist Church in Shreveport for 52 years. Mrs. Blake was the epitome of a servant and pastor's wife.
Renee M. White was married to the Reverend Claude L. White, Jr., pastor of the Grace Baptist Church in Peoria, Illinois. Renee made a posthumous contribution to this literary work. She demonstrated strength and dignity in life and death.