HOLDEN ROAD — The Maryetta United Baptist Church Ladies’ Auxiliary met Thursday, May 3, 2012, for their annual mother-daughter banquet. The special event was held at the Central United Baptist Community Center on the Holden Road due to current construction at the home church.
Sandra Butcher, Ladies’ Auxiliary president, welcomed the ladies’ and led the program. Opening prayer was offered by Terrie Goins. Special singing included Lindsey and Emily Gore singing “There’s Love In A Song” and “Mary Don’t You Weep, Mary Don’t You Mourn”, and Sharon Skeens singing “Hand Full Of Weeds”. Assistant Pastor Barney Goins read a Mother’s Day poem. The event was hosted by Maryetta United Baptist Church’s Men’s Fellowship and catered by David Kirkendoll.
The Mother-Of-The-Year for 2012, Loretta Sargent, was honored by her church and family. Other mothers recognized included: oldest mother: Mae Evans, age 93; youngest mother: Jerrica Adkins, age 21; mother attending with the most children and grandchildren present, Lorene Williamson and Loretta Sargent, and the newest mother, Mary Beth McNeely with daughter Emma, age 2. Butcher presented the prizes and offered the closing prayer.
Those attending were Mae Evans; Dixie Vance; Nancy Vess; Linda Evans; Sharon Collier; Debbie Gillman; Stacy Hall and daughters; Lee Ann Mullins; Dot Garretson; Linda Sargent; Evan Mullins; Macie Mullins; Debbie Russell; Lorene Williamson; Kaylea Williamson; Sharon Skeens; Jean Childers; Nickolas Williamson; Ethan Williamson; Rylea Williamson; Mary Beth McNeely; Emma McNeely; Teresa McNeely; Kathy Bryant; Jeanna McNeely; Jean Bunch; Terrie Goins; Kara Goins and daughter, Reagan; Peggy Goins; Lindsay Ellis; Kim Ellis; Lauren Ellis; Jean Maynard; Murial Meade; Margaret Gore; Lettie Brescoach; Janet Kincaid; Tahnee Bryant; Lindsey Gore; Emily Gore; Lois Gore; Joyce Childers; Joy Childers; Keilee Childers; Lana Collins; Dottie Duncan; Betty Taylor; Betty Bachtel; Calen Boothe; Cadence Taylor; Brayden Taylor; Rosemary Bailey; Terri Taylor; Debbie Butcher; Sandra Butcher; Joetta Butcher; Evelyn Garrett; Loretta Sargent; Larry Kirkendoll; Jerrica Adkins; Zoey Adkins; Lori Adkins; Jade Kendrick; Missy Kendrick and Teresa Kirkendoll.