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Homecoming has come and gone
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Homecoming at Dry Creek Baptist Church, June 30, has come and gone.The enlarged auditorium was filled to capacity with members, past members and friends who love this little church in the Dry Creek Valley and enjoy returning to hear special music and an uplifting spiritual message.This year former pastor, Bro. Carl Smith of McMinnville was unable to attend because of illness, so Pastor Bro. Donald Owens brought a powerful message on Heaven, the Eternal Homecoming in the sky from the book of Revelations.Seen in the audience were Jack and Frankie Watkins formerly of South Carolina, now of Smithville, Jerry and Susan Hinton, Annette Kelly and Katelin of Smithville and Huntsville, Ala., Edward Frances Frazier of Smithville and Jerry and Brenda Parker of Murfreesboro.Jerald and Lisa Cripps also attended Lisa’s home church’s homecoming.Moment of memorial since 2003 by Deborah Agee, church clerk, was a great tribute for love ones who have gone to their “Eternal Home” in the past 10 years.Terry Weeks and Laura VanHook Waddle delighted everyone with their special music, Terry at the piano and Laura singing.Judy Kimbrell, pianist at Dry Creek Baptist, played a beautiful rendition of “How Great Thou Art” in closing the service.This is the second homecoming your writer has been unable to attend because of illness in the hospital and at home.

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