Memory Lane: May 6, 1981


From the May 6, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:


The newly organized Sunbeam Choir of Rountree Chapel Baptist Church in Twin City made its first appearance April 19, when they sang during morning worship services. The children also presented Easter music at the church in a program presented by Miss Essie Stokes. The choir was directed by Mrs. Lillie Ruth Nealey. Assistants were Mrs. Ellen S. Jackson and Mrs. Ella F. Rountree. Andre Nealey was song leader for the group. Choir members were Jemar Brown, Iris Tarver, Chris Sapp, Tyrone Brown, Joseph Gatson, Dewayne Rollins, Laquisha Brown, Sandra Brown, Tonya Waters, Ricardo Sherrod, Tonya Tarver, Bridgett Daughtry, Mildred Rountree, Ray Stokes, Jennifer Myers, Dwayne Brown, Regina Williams, Terry Rollins, Cassandra Williams, Michelle Rollins, Angie Stokes, Anthony Rollins, Lawanda Cross, Vivian Waters, and Chris Warner. 


Cecil Lewis, postmaster of Twin City, presented a certificate of retirement from Southern Regional Postmaster General Emmitt Cooper to Robert L. “Bo’ Rowland, as Mrs. Rowland looked on. The certificate honored Mr. Rowland’s 30 years of service, 2 years of military, and 28 years delivering mail. 


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