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Birthday surprise

Members of Beech Grove Baptist Church, Hayes, surprised a homebound member, Nora Emerson, on her 92nd birthday on June 3. She is pictured above left seated on her porch. Those who visited are, pictured from left, Pastor Richard Croxton (partly shown), Marcia Whitt, Jeff Whitt, Kyle Johnston, Carol Saunders, Ben Borden, Joy Mahler, Van Johnston and Rose Marie Horsley; not pictured, Debbie Emerson and Linda Rowe. She was serenaded by three songs—“Happy Birthday,” “I’ll Fly Away” (at her request) and “Amazing Grace.” Ben Borden, her Sunday school teacher, closed the visit with prayer.

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