Abe Alexander Pastor James McGriff shows the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Hall of Fame, which was founded by the late Abram “Abe” Alexander. A Palatka educator, activist and church leader died this week, leaving behind a legacy filled with music and spirituality. Abram “Abe” Alexander passed away Monday. He was 75-years-old, and his… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.