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Mathews NAACP to hold King Day ceremony

The Mathews chapter of the NAACP will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day program at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Cobbs Creek.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “And Justice For All.” Joszette (Forrest) Jones of Detroit, formerly of Mathews, will be the guest speaker. Music will be provided by Ebenezer Baptist and Charles Forrest, a teacher at Mathews High School, will make remarks. The public is invited.

A 1977 graduate of Mathews High School, Jones studied business administration at Kee Business College in Newport News and Wayne County (Mich.) Community College District. She received a two-year certificate for Women in Ministry from the Geraldine Miller Wright School of Evangelism in Detroit, under Bishop Earl J. Wright Sr., prelate to The Church of God in Christ, Inc., Southwest Michigan Jurisdiction.

A native of Port Haywood, Jones is the daughter of the late Lionel and Montrue Forrest. She has been married to Johnie Mich...

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