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PAGE 6 THE.FLORALA NEWS- WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015 &apos; , .. _ 1" 1" Obituaries. Church Services ( ,l:hnreh llnnnonmo.00 .0000,rc00Ac,ivi,ie00 < Meetings CANEY CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH Caney Creek Bap- tist Church, welcomes you to join them Sun- day morning at i0 a.m. for Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship service, 5 p.m. evening service, Wednesday service 6 p.m. Located Hwy. 2 West DeFuniak Springs, FL. Pastor is Michael Randall. CHILDREN'S HOME ASSEMBLY Children's Home As- sembly of God Church invites all to join for Wednesday night prayer service 7-8 p.m., Com- munity Bible Study each Thursday evening from 7-8 p.m., and Sunday morning worship, 11 a.m. The church is locat- ed at 6974 Co. Hwy. 147 West, Laurel Hill, FL. Call for additional infor- mation 850-834-5199. CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST OF FLORALA The Church of God In Christ of Florala in- vites you to worship ev- ery Tuesday 7 p.m. for prayer service and Bible study. Sunday school 9:30 am. Morning wor- ship 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend all services. Pas- tor, Elder J.C. Rodgers. presence. Sunday morn- ing Bible study classes, 9:45 a.m., Worship Service, 11 a.m., Bible study 5 p.m.; Wednes- day prayer service 6:30 p.m. Clear Springs Bap- tist Church is located at 1284 Highway 85 N. EMMANUEL APOSTOLIC CHURCH Emmanuel Apostol- ic Church, 1815 Ninth Street, Florala invites all to worship. Service times are Sunday 10:30 a.m; Wednesday 7 p.m.; Youth service first and third Friday 7 p.m. Sun- day School and nursery on Sunday mornings. For information call 850-225-774 or 850-333-5479. FAITH DELIVERANCE APOSTOLIC CHURCH Pastor Belcher and the Faith Deliverance Apostolic Church fam- ily invites you to come and worship the Lord with them in spirit and in truth. (St. John 4:23- 24). Sunday - 9:45 a.m. prayer, Sunday school - 10 a.m., morning service - 11:15 a.m., 2nd Sunday night - 6 p.m., Wednes- day Bible class - 7 p.m. and children's church - 7 p.m. Bishop Nathaniel Belcher is pastor. The church is located at 28 Kickapoo Street, Lock- God services are Sun- a.m. Morning Worship; day school 9:45 a.m., 6 p.m. Evening service Children's Church 10:45 and 6 p.m. Wednesday a.m., morning worship prayer meeting. Phone 10:45 a.m., and evening 850-834-2984. Pastor is worship at 6 p.m. Teen Rev. Joe Christian. choir/drama practice is held Monday at 6:30 FREEDOM WAY p.m. Wednesday Bible FELLOWSHIP Study 6:30 p.m. along CHURCH with Teens On Track, Pastor G.L. Pow- Kids For Christ and ell and members of the Adult Bible Study. Joy Freedom Way Fellow- Fellowship last Tuesday ship Church invite ev- night of each month at 6 eryone to their services. p.m Nursery provided. Sunday worship 2 p.m., Pastor is Brother Ray Tuesday Bible study 7 Bundy. Everyone wel- p.m. comed and invited to 22437 Washing- attend all services. Any- ton Avenue. Call one who needs a ride, 850-398-3053 for infor- call 858-6357/858-6435. mation. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH The members of First Lutheran Church warm- ly invite you to worship Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Then stay for refresh- ments and Adult Bible Study and children's Sunday School. Pastor, Reverend James Yon- kers, speaks from the Gospel each Sunday of Jesus' love for each of us. Known throughout the community as a friendly and serving church that welcomes newcomers. The church is located on Route 331 very near the Florida line (24213 5th Avenue) in Florala. Call 334-858-3515 for more specific directions. CLEAR SPRINGS hart, AL. For more infor- BAPTIST CHURCH mation call the church at FLORALA BIBLE Rev. John Knopes, (334) 858-7328 or home METHODIST CHURCH pastor and congrega- phone at 858-7203. Florala Bible Meth- tion of Clear Springs odist Church located at Baptist Church invites FIRST ASSEMBLY Christian Life Village. all to worship, fellowship OF GOD Services 9:30 a.m. and celebrate God's First Assembly of Sunday School; 10:30 ALENE NORRIS SLOVER Mrs. Alene Norris Slover, 75, of Florala, died Saturday, April 18, 2015 at her residence. : .... Survi- vors include sons, Lon- nie Sullivan and Jimmie Leigh, Ed- die Sullivan and Den- nis Sullivan and Aud- rie; daugh- ters, Sherry  Cook and Jackie, Donna Morgan and Craig, Nellie LaFountain, Sha- ron Vaughn and Robert and Patricia Rothgeb; brothers, Dewey Norris and Edward Norris; sister, Jean Nor- ris; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great- grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21 from Faith Deliverance Apostolic Church in Lockhart. Interment followed at Mt. Zion Cemetery near Opp, AL. Wyatt Funeral Home in Opp was in charge of the arrangements. CHARLES "BOBBY" MATHEWS Charles "Bobby" Mathews, age 78, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, April 20, 2015, sur- rounded by family. He was born February 01, 1937, in Walton County, FL to Joel Archie and Mary Ardella Mathews. He was a member of Caney Creek Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon since 1964. He attended Baldwin Avenue Baptist Church. Mr. Mathews worked as a manag- er of the Eglin Exchange Services be- fore retiring, then along with his son, started Mathews and Soo Trucking. He also worked as Fleet Manager of feed trucks at Showell Farms/Per- due until his retirement. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, fishing, farming," and wood- working. He loved to build swings, birdhouses and feeders. Survivors include loving wife of 59 years, Adice Gill Mathews; son, Roy Mathews and wife, Sandi, of De- Funiak Springs, FL; daughter, Debra Mathews Alford and husband, Dale, of the Darlington Community; broth- ers, Tommy Mathews of the Caney Creek Community, James Mathews and wife, Ruth, of Geneva, AL, Win- ston Mathews and wife, Joan, of Ball Grand, GA, Larry Mathews and wife, Charlotte, of the Caney Creek Community; sisters, Alice McRae and husband, Bill, Louise Edison and husband, Curtis, of Paxton, FL; granddaughters, Heather Gainey and husband, Henry, Amanda Webb and fiance, Ben Bradford, of DeFuniak Springs, Dusti Coacher and husband, Ryan, of Jacksonville, NC, Jennifer Walker of Samson, AL, Jessica Cook and husband, Ryan, of DeFuniak Springs; great-grandchildren, Justin and Jason Walker, Fisher Gainey, Kowen Webb, Addison, Payson and Lane Cook, Bray[in and Grant Coach- er, Alec Farrow, and Blaze Bradford. He was preceded in death by parents and brother, Billy Joe Mathews. Visitation services will be held 9-11 a:m., Wednesday, April 22, at Baldwin Avenue Baptist Church. Fu- neral services will be held at 11 a.m. with Reverends Wilbur Williams and Franklin Penny officiating. Burial will follow at Caney Creek Cemetery. Keahey Funeral Home of Lockhart is in charge of arrange- ments. The family would like to extend a special thank you to his extended fam- ily, Anice Franklin, Juanita Reddick, Ester Edwards, Jessie May andMar- [in Curry, Dallas and Jewel Reddick, Lester and Shilla Gill, and Buddy Gill. Also, to his caring friends and the staff of Emerald Coast Hospice. "...to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord." 2 Corinthi- ans 5:6-8 GATEWAY BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Glenn Whid- don and the members of Gateway Baptist Church, extend a warm invitation to worship with them in a friendly atmo- sphere each Sunday. Sunday School 10 a.m. Preaching 11 a.m and 6 p.m. Wednesday eve- ning prayer and Bible Study at 7 p.m. They are located on Highway 331 two blocks North of Main Street. Call 850-209-3031 for addi- tional information. LAKEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Wendell Ard and congregation would like for you to join them in worship it Lakewood Baptist Church, 696 Stateline Road. Sunday Children's Church 10:30 a.m., Sunday school 10:30 a.m., morning worship 10:30 a.m., evening service 7 p.m., Wednesday Adult Sun- day School 7 p.m. LOCKHART BAPTIST CHURCH Lockhart Baptist Church located on Highway 55 in Lockhart cordially invites you to worship. Sunday school 9:45 a.m., morning wor- ship 11 a.m. discipleship training 5 p.m., evening worship 6 p.m. Wednes- day prayer services 6:30 p.m. and AWANA 6 p.m. Rev. John Bryan is pastor. MACEDONIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Macedonia Mis- sionary Baptist Church members in Lockhart along with Rev. W.M. Daniels, pastor invite all to attend services. Sun- day school 9:30 a.m., morning worship (1st and 3rd Sundays) 11 a.m.; Tuesday night mis- sion 4 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 6 p.m. For ad- ditional information call 334-858-6427. In Loving NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor LaDon Moore and the congregation of New Hope Baptist Church would like to in- vite the entire surround- ing communities to the church. It is located be- tween Florala and Opp off of Hwy. 331. Go north from Florala approxi- mately 10 miles, turn left on New Hope Rd. (CR 20), 1 mile on left. Call (334) 493-7489, for information. Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Morning Worship at 11 a.m., Sunday 5 p.m. PAXTON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Paxton Assembly of God, located at 676 Co. Highway 147 (Webster Lane) invites everyone to attend services: Sun- day school 9:45 a.m.; worship service 11:00 a.m.; women's ministries 5:30 p.m.; evening wor- ship 6:30 p.m. Wednes- day Bible study 7 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Ronald Sexton. PRODIGAL NEW BEGINNING FELLOWSHIP & WORSHIP CENTER The Prodigal New Be- ginning Fellowship and Worship Center. Join us for church Ser- vice every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 12 noon at the Carver Community Center on Martin Luther King Street, FLorAla. James A. Corbitt is the Pastor. This is a nonde- nomination church. You are welcome to come as you are and Jesus will be there!!! RED OAK BAPTIST ' Red Oak Baptist congregation invite the public to worship. Sun- day School 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., evening worship 5 p.m., and Wednesday service 7 p.m. The church is lo- cated at 13667 AL Hwy. 55, Florala. SIXTH AVENUE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH The members of Sixth Avenue Missionary Bap- tist Church invites all to attend. Rev. Edwin Stall- worth, Pastor. Services are as follows: Sunday school 9:45 AM; Wor- ship Service: 2nd and 4th Sundays at 11 AM; Bible Study Wednes- days 7p.m. Located at 22507 Sixth Avenue between 7th and 8th Streets. Church phone 334-858-8432. For fur- ther information call 858-5330. ST. JOHN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Members of St. Memory Happy Birthday. t Leo (Papa) Bedsole Apr. 26, 1941  Dec. 19, 2014 Always Missed - Always Loved We love you so. t Your Loving Family John Missionary Bap- tist Church where.Rev. A.D. Bell Jr. has been pastor for 31 years in- vite you to worship each Sunday. Sunday school 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. reg- ular order of service. Wednesday Bible class 7 p.m. 2nd Sunday after Sunday School there is a series of bible classes (subject: The Apostle Doctrine). (3rd Sunday regular order of service) (4) Sunday morning af- ter Sundays School a bible class is held (sub- ject: Making the Most of your Christian Life). Lo- cated on Martin Luther King, Jr. Street. TRINITY MISSION When life gets you down, there is a God who cares. God has all power, wisdom, and an- swers. Trinity Mission enjoys serving God, and invites you to attend church services. Sunday school 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m., and Wednesday prayer ser- vice 6 p.m. The church is located on Hwy. 331, 2 miles south of Paxton. Call 834-4077. UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES Florala First Unit- ed Methodist Church, 1310 5th Street, Florala. Members cordially invite you to Sunday School at 10 a.m. Worship Ser- vices at 11 a.m. (nurs- ery provided). Weekly Bible Study is offered at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the church's Fellowship Hall. The church also has a Devotional Time at the Florala Health & Re- hab LLC at 9 a.m. each Thursday in their dining hall. For further informa- tion call 858-3456. Christian Home United Methodist, 1479 Parrish Road (formerly Highway 6), Florala (south of Highway 4 ap- proximately 6 miles from Florala). Members invite you to Worship Services on the second and fourth Sundays of the month at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday School. For further information call 652-4766. Hopewell United Methodist Church, 987 Gomillion Road, Florala (off Highway 4 approxi- mately ten miles from Florala, south on Co Rd 20 or GomUlion Rd). members invite you to Worship Services on the first and third Sundays of the montiat 9 a.m., followed \\;by\ Sunday School. For further infor- mation call 652-4474. VICTORY BAPTIST CHURCH Victory BaptistChurch is a Bible preaching and teaching work based on the fundamentals of the King James Bible. Lo- cated halfway between Paxton and DeFuniak Springs, in Liberty, the church welcomes all families and individu- als who would hear the preaching of the Gospel and receive the saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. Pastor Al- vin Wade will be preach- ing Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. with Sunday School for children and young adults, 11 a.m. Worship Service, Sun- day evenings at 5 p.m. and Wednesday at 7 p.m., followed by a time of prayer. \\; Send your CHURCH NEWS to E-mail: floralanews@ fairpoint.net or fax: 858-3786