The family of former Board of Education Member Candace C.W. Antwine will celebrate her life at a funeral service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Hope Church in her hometown of Tupelo, Miss. The church is located at 2094 McCullough Blvd. in Tupelo. Visitation and viewing will be held at noon at the church.
Ms. Antwine, who represented District 1 on the Board of Education, died of complications from deep vein thrombosis on July 16, 2021.
She was elected to the Board in November 2018 and took her oath of office on December 3, 2018. At the time of her death, Ms. Antwine was a member of the Board’s Policy and Equity committees. She had also served on various committees for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education.
In addition to the funeral service, a memorial service for Ms. Antwine will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, at First United Christian Church, located at 404 N. Spring St. in Tupelo.
The Board of Education and Anne Arundel County Public Schools are planning a public tribute to Ms. Antwine’s life for later this summer.
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