Aunt Hattie Honored
Mills Reunion To Honor Trio THOMASVILLE- fftfee veteran employes who gave a combined total of 134 years to the Baptist Children's Homes, will be honored next Sunday, August 4, when homecoming will be observed at Mills Hom«. The entire program will be built around tributes to Miss Hattie Edwards, Edwards, Miss Eulalifl Turner, Miss Sallie MicCracken,' it was revealed today by Rev. E. Cleveland Wllkie the alumni association. Wiikie is general missionary/ North Carolina for State Convention. , Miss Edwards, now retired and living in Mars Hill, was principal of the Mills Home school from 1909-1919, manager o'f Kennedy Home from 1919 until 1920 and and from 1923-45 served as director director of the Social Service department. department. Now residing in Statesville, Miss Turner was connected with the local local home from 1899-1939. From . . , in western the Baptist 1905 until her retirement, she was lady manager. Before assuming that post she was matron and infirmary infirmary nurse, Miss McCracken began her duties duties in 1896 and was honored last September at the completion of 60 years' service with the home. From 1908 until her retirement in 1954, she was secretary to five of the six general superintendents of the home. She continues as churdh treasurer and research secretary, although she relinquished her more strenuous duties three years ago. The homecoming program will begin at 9:55 a.m. in the church tendance this year is normal, there will be between 1,000 and 1,500! Mills Home graduates and their auditorium and will lunch at 12 o'clock adjourn for noon. If at- families on hand. They will come from many states, with the majority majority being from North Carolina.