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VICKSBURG ENTERPRISE
News compiled and published in the interest of Vicksburg and
Warren County Citizens
RUBY P. LEWIS. Editor Phone 636-0983
HENRY BROWN. JR. . Circulation Phone 636-0602
Phone all news in the Vicksburg Area to 636-0983 or 636-0602
or mail to 630 Miller Alley to Circulation Manager or 1007
Third North to Editor.
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ALL CARDS OF THANKS AND IN MEMORIALS... $L50
Advertising Rates on Request
The following Churches will
observe Holy Communion Sun
day, April 15.
Oak Grove, Rev. B. L. Tho
mas, pastor.
Mt. Zion No. 2, Rev. B. J.
McSwain, pastor.
Shiolio, Rev. S. Slaughter,
pastor.
New Hope (Beechwood Hi
way 80 East) Rev. C. Downs,
pastor.
Mt. Zion (Ballground) Rev.
C. C. Bolden, pastor.
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MT. ZION NO. 1 Church
News, Rev. J. A. Miller, pas
tor.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
H. Brown, supt. 4: p. m. Busy
Bee Bible Class.
The Mt. Zion Church is now
in their revival services, with
Prayer meeting each night
and preaching will begin on
Sunday night with the pastor,
Rev. J. A. Miller, doing the
preaching. Each member is
asked to come out and bring
an unsaved person.

SHILOH M. B. Church New's
Rev. T. H. Turner, mihister.
Sunday: 9: a. m., Sunday
school with the supt., Mrs. K.
C. Anthony in charge. 11: a.
m., worship service. 6:30 p.
m., worship service. Mrs. Ru
by Cameron, reporter.

CALVARY M. B. CHURCH
News. Sunday: 9:30 a. m. Sun
day school, Bro. Fred Ware, !
supt.
At 7: p. m., Sunday, April
15, a bus will leave from the
Calvary Baptist church for
Greenville. Miss. All persons j
going on this bus are asked
to be at the Cor. Kline and
Pearl at 7: a. m., no later;
please be on time so that you
may be seated with comfort.
The price will be $2.00 for
adults and $1.00 for children,
round trip. For further infor
mation call Mr. Ben Wood
house, Mr. Fred Ware or Miss
Hilda V. Conner.
Prayer service each Wed
nesday night. Please don’t for
get the sick and shut-ins of
your church and community
in your prayers. Katie Wil
liams, reporter.
MT. PILGRIM M. B. Church
News. Rev. T. H. Turner, pas
tor, Sis. Clara Washington,
sec., Sis. Thelma Morris, as
sistant sec.
9:30 a. m., Sunday school,
supt. in charge. The lesson
was beautifully explained and
discussed by Preston Kelly.
11:30 a. m. Covenant meet
ing. 2: p. m., Mother’s Board
meeting; Mother Mary Elzie,
Pres., Mother Mattie Mor
ris, Vice. 5: p. m. B. T. U.,
Sis. Mary Elzie, president,
Sis. Delores Kelly, Vice: Sis.
Dolly Countryman and Sis.
Betty Kelly, directors. 7: p.
m., Monday, Senior choir re
hearsal; Sis. Mary Toles, pre
sident: Bro. Harvey Lawrence
the pianist; 7: p. m., Tues
day, prayer meeting. 5:30 p.
m., Friday, Junior choir re
hearsal, Sis. Marie Elzie, pre
sident; Sis. Delores Kelly,
Vice; Sis. Valor McWilliams,
pianist. 7: p. m. Friday, Tea
chers meeting, Joyce Elzie,
reporter.
There will be a Popularity
contest at Mt. Pilgrim Bap
tist church Sunday, April 15
at 3: p. m. Two prizes given
to the two persons raising the
highest amount over $20.00.
This program is to benefit
the church. Sis. Clara Wash
ington and Sis. Evelyn Thom
as, sponsors. Votes are now
being sold by each contestant
at 10c each.
LOCAL & SOCIAL NEWS
THE ZION TRAVELERS
Church has now begun their
revival services with Prayer
meeting now in progress and
preaching to begin Monday,
April 16. The Rev. S. Slaugh
ter will do the preaching.
Each man is asked to pay
$1.50 and each lady $1.00. The
full cooperation of each mem
ber is asked. Rev. W. M. Cur
ley, pastor.
THE JACKSON STREET
M. B. Church has now begun
its revival services with prea
ching to begin on Monday
night, April 16. Rev. Wright
Lassiter will conduct the ser
vices. Each member is asked
to bring an unsaved person.
Rev. A. W. Wilson, pastor.
TO ALL MUSIC LOVERS:
The Holly Grove Church on
Johnson Street, pastored by
Rev. Wm. L. Harris, announ
ces that a choir from the Mag
nolia Baptist Church, Man
gum, Louisiana, will render
a program Sunday, April 15.
at 2: p. m. The general pub
lic is invited. You will miss a
spiritual treat if you do not
attend.
MRS. MABLE FULTON is
now home after spending a
while in New York visiting in
the home of her son and dau
ghter-in-law and her little
grandson. She reports having
had a very enjoyable time
while away. Everyone was
happy to see her back home.
THE SECOND WOMENS
DAY program of the China
Grove Church will convene
the fifth Sunday, April 29,
1962, at 11:30 o’clock., Come
all and help us make this a
great day. The program is as
follows:
Congregational hymn led by
Mother Freeman; Prayer by
Mother Green; Song, chorus;
Welcome address by Sis. Mar
garet Spicer;
Response by Sis. Ledora
Cage; Song, chorus; Reading,
by Sis. Mary Bell Jones;
Guest speaker, by Mrs. Lucy
Ollins from West Haper; song
by chorus;
Finance committee: Sister
Millie Strong, Sister Mabel
Thomas.
Churches on program:
Holy Hill, represented by
Sis. Catherine Sprately.
West Harper, represented
by Sis. Agazine Hicks.
Jones Chapel, represented
by Sis. Ruth Williams.
Bacon Ham, represented by
Sis. Abbie Jones.
Brookhaven, represented by
Sis. Henretta Lee.
Oakland, represented by Sis
Arebia Taylor.
Morning Star, represented
by Sis. Sylvester.
Zion Traveler, represented
by Sister.
Zion Traveler, represented
by Sis. Leonna Stevenson.
Solo by Sis. Willie Ree Tho
mas.
Sermon by Rev. Willie La
cey. Introduction of visitors.
Announcements.
All women of China Grove
are asked to pay $500. Girls
are asked to pay $100.
Refreshments will be serv
ed.
Sis. Annie Bell Thomas, mis
tress of ceremony.
Rev. Thomas Ray, pastor.
Marks News
Silent Grove Sunday School
was opened at the usual hour
with Supt. Ezra Towner in
charge. A spiritual devotion
was conducted by the Devo
tional committee with Mrs.
C. D. Josseli at the piano.
The lesson was well taught
from the subject, “Toward A
Mature Faith”. Remarks
were made by the pastor;
Rev. J. w. Gayden. Total at
tendance, 70; Offering was
$14.61. Mr. Ezra Towner. Supt.
Mr. Charles Hentz, S. S. Sec.
The 11: A. M. Worship
Service was opened with de
votion by Bro. Willie Clay
and Bro. Sinclair Willis. The
pastor delivered a soul-stir
rir*? sermon, speaking on
“The Baptism of Jesus”. His
message was inspiring and
will long be remembered. Fol
lowing this beautiful message,
a solo was rendered by Miss
Nadine Kearney. Eight new
members were added to the
church. At 5:30 P. M., B. T.
U. was held with the Asst.
Director, Mrs. C. D. Josseli
in charge. The song service
was conducted by the Juve
nile Choir. The topic was de
veloped by the Intermediate
and was very inspiring. The
pastor was in charge of the
7: P. M. Worship Service, de
livering another powerful ser
mon.
Revival services were held
at Silent Grove M. B. Church,
beginning April 2nd and con
tinuing thru April 6, with
Rev. S. L. Hamilton of De
troit, Michigan, the Evange
list. Eight happy persons were
united to the church and bap
tized, Sunday, April 8.
Prayer meeting each Wed
nesday night at the church.
Members are asked to come
and bring someone. Rev. J.
W. Gayden, Pastor; Mrs. Ber
tha Shegog, Reporter.
Mrs. Zadie Harvey, Agent
Sunday was regular service
day at Oak Grove M. B. chur
ch, Rev. E. Gipson, the pastor
was present and on time to
conduct the service. The Sun
day school was in charge of
Supt. David Harvey with the
lesson being reviewed by the
pastor. After a spicy devotion
Rev. Eddie Gipson preached
out of his soul, a spiritual ser
mon. The offering was $47.47.
REV. GABRIL LLOYD
McDonald rites
HELD SATURDAY
Services for Rev. G. L. Mc
Donald, 81, of Gloster, Miss,
were conducted at 3:00 p. m.
Saturday at the Shady Grove
C. M. E. Church at Fannin,
Miss., with burial in the True
light cemetery, Peoples Fun
eral Home in charge.
Rev. McDonald was born
and reared in Rankin county
and lived most of his life here,
in 1954 he moved to Gloster,
and lived there until his pass
ing.
Rev. McDonald was a min
ister of the C. M. E. Church.
At the age of twelve he start
ed preaching to the commun
ity children. He was pastoring
churches in his teenage before
he was married. He contin
ued this service until 1958,
when he was superanuated.
He pastored some of the
leading appointments in the
Mississippi and South Missis
sippi Conferences.
Many souls were brought to
Christ through his ministry
and many couples were mar
ried together in holy wedlock
through his services. '
He was respected and lov
ed by all who knew him in his
community and through all
his charges. He pastored Sha
dy Grove Church for 6 years
which was his home church
in the community where he
was born and lived most of
his life.
Survivors include his wife,
Mrs. Lula Neelon McDonald
of Gloster; three daughters:
Mrs. Mattie Burnett and Mrs.
Ruby Mims of Route 3, Bran
don, Miss.; Mrs. Willie Mae
White of 1123 Craft Street,
Jackson, Miss.; one son, Mr.
Lloyd Huldah McDonald of
1006 East Street, Ellisville,
Miss., one sisters, Mrs. Mag
gie Griffith of Route 3, Bran
don, Miss.; twenty-one grand
children; thirty - nine great
•• |
grand children.
CARD OF THANKS
The family of Rev. G. L.
McDonald take this opportun
ity to thank the many people
who have been so kind and
considerate toward us in the
illness and death of our loved
one.
We thank our neighbors and
friends for their visits, their
gifts, their cards of sympathy,
their beautiful floral offer
ings, the gifts of food, and
other expressions of sympa
thy.
To all the friends who have
been so nice to us, we thank
you from the depths of our
hearts, and pray that God’s
richest blessings will be on
you and yours the rest of your
life.
Mrs. M. L. Burnett
Mr. L. H. McDonald
Mrs. W. M. White
Mrs. R. J. Mims
and all the Grand-Children.
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reveal that the way of divine
decision is a way of light, joy,
and peace.
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