Grand Master Message

I would like to give thanks to the brethren of this Grand Lodge in allowing me to serve as your Grand Master. I am honored beyond words.

It is impossible to fill the shoes of the great men who have served this Grand lodge before me. I know that I am unable to please everyone in this Grand Lodge. Therefore it is my promise to you brethren, that I will do my best to please God in all actions as Grand Master.

Appreciation is due to the Grand Lodge office staff and the Grand Lodge Website Committee.

I have the utmost confidence we will prevail in our endeavors this year with the help of the outstanding men serving as Grand Lodge officers.

May God bless each of you and our Great Fraternity.

Fraternally submitted

Edward Rhodes,
Grand Master, 2016
Grand Lodge of Mississippi, F∴ & A∴ M∴

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Message from the Grand Master

Freemason Thin Blue LineBrethren it is with a heavy heart that I write this message today. Brethren
our law enforcement officers are being killed and under attack and there is
no out cry from our leaders.

I am asking that the Mason’s of Mississippi show the public that we are good
men, by showing public support for our local law enforcement. And be in
prayer for our men and women in blue.

-Edward Rhodes, GM

Passing of PGM Myron L. Ware

PGM Myron WareMost Worshipful Brother Myron Ware, Past Grand Master of Masons in Mississippi, was called to the Celestial Lodge June 6, 2016.

Brother Ware was Initiated April 29, 1967, Passed  June 24, 1967, and Raised  in Willis Lodge #92, July 29, 1967.  An exemplary Mason, he was elected by his brothers to serve as Grand Master for the year 2012-2013.  For many years he  worked with Brother Van A. Evans conferring the Past Master’s Degree during the annual Grand Lodge Communication.

An active Mason, he held current memberships were at   Museum Watt Carter Lodge  #636,  Tyrian Lodge #427,  and John P. Byrd #629.  Brother Myron was also a charter member of Mississippi Lodge of Research #640.

He was a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Jackson and the following York Rite bodies:  Jackson Chapter #6,  Jackson Council #5 and Mississippi Commandery #1.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 12 Noon at:
Baldwin Lee Funeral Home
3780 Hwy 80 E.
Pearl, MS.

Interment to follow at Floral Hills in Pearl.
NO Masonic Service

Visitation is Thursday morning 9-12 at the Funeral Home.