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 - "Fiity Years" In Ministry Observed With Party...
"Fiity Years" In Ministry Observed With Party For Rev. And Mrs. Vinsant HIGHLAND. Nov. 16.— (SpU —, More than 200 people visited aj chipper couple here Sunday com-1 memorating their "50 years" in the ministry of the Methodist church. The Rev. and Mrs. Wallace Vinsant Vinsant of the local Methodist church were honored for their half century century of spreading the gospel through Central Texas. They have served M charges. Not only were there scores of relatives and members of the locai congregation, but many from other other points where the Vinsants have labored cnme to honor their pastor pastor and his wife of the yesteryears. yesteryears. The Rev. Mr. Vinsant is a native native of Arkansas and Is still a tireless and energ-etlc worker despite despite his 78 years. NO WAITING! basting, no watching, no is necessary when you turkey and other meats in oven of the new gas ranges. low temperature roast- any temperature from 250 degrees in new automatic ranges is time saving and juicy, flavorful meat. gives you up to one-third roast from a cut of meat. other cooking appliance precision low temperatures for modern low temperature roasting. "I'vo never had a bad congregation" congregation" is his favorite remark. His first, church was at the age of 22 ;U Alma, Ellis county He ha s traveled by wagon, buggy and all types of travel, and under all conditions. The charges included Alma and Oak Grove; Corsicana. Pleasant Grov e and Eureka; Big Hill, Odds Steeles Creek and Ben Hur (two assignments); Kerens and Powell; Powell; Bosqurville and Speegleville: Hewitt and Springs Valley; Bruca- ville and Rosenthal; Abbott and Vaughn; Stat e Orphans Home at Waco as chaplain for seven years; Gatesville, Park Gate, Flat and Brown Creek; Penelope, Birone and New Hope; Chatfield, Roane and Tupelo: Richland. More than 2,700 people have joined the church during his ministry, Wl babies have been baptized and 258 couples have hnoii married. During his term as chaplain at the Waco Home, the minister gave Bibles to each student in the institution and 207 of the children joined the church of their choice The Richland congregation, with the women's organization as hostess, hostess, made arrangements for and conducted the dinner at the noon hour. During the afternoon the couple was given a "surprise shower" by their family and friends. Their children and families attending attending were Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Hubert Dove, Mrs. Irene Daniel, Mr. and Mrs. George Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. Mclvin Rhodes of Waco; Mr. and Mrs. Granvllle Vinsant, and family of Fort Worth, and Mr. and Mrs. Newell Vinsant of Dallas. Other family members were Mrs. Willie Vinsant nn^ Corlno Higgs, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Reed, Mrs. E. J. Thompson and Maggie Pearson, Pearson, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Neely T. Wright, Mr. and Mrs."W. \\'. Trunx, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. McDonald nnd children, Ronan and Kay; Mm. J. C. Murray. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Jolley and family. Mrs. Esta Mae Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Honry Honry C. Perry and children. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wright anrl family. family. Curtis Wright, Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Trunx and family, family, Ronnie Wright, Mrs. 7,nra Fields, Verda Hensnn, Floy Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Vinsunl. Mr. and Mrs. Lelddn Daniel ami family, Mr. nnd Mrs. Elmer Rhodes, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Rhodes and family. family. Members of the Richland church congregation and friends of their other charges wer c Mr. and Mr«. J. D. Harwell and family. Rev. and Mrs. Gid J. Bryan, E. D.. Dove and daughter, Elizabeth Ann; Mr. and Mrs. W. P. 'Thorp a.nd family. Mr. and Mrs. B- F. Marchbanks, Mr. and Mrs. I>- G. McCord and family, Mr. nnd Mrs. W. F. Burkhalter. Mrs. H. C. Kirby, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Sheets, Mr. and Mrs. W. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. 1,/anp ami fnm, lly, Mrs. John Howcll. Miss Mary Zcrver and brother, W. H. 7,<rver: 7,<rver: Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Baldridge- Baldridge- Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Wieson. Wieson. Allie May Wiglcy. Iiurris Cols(*T, J. T. Hammond Mrs. W. C. Marney, Mr. «nd Mrs. O. P. McElwreath and family. 1/ovel Bonner. Mr. and Mrs. Waller McDsniel, Wm. Rhodes. Mrs. E. S. Allen, Mrs. L. Prine, Mr. and Mrs. n. T. McClendon. Mr and Mrs. Guy Campbell. Mrs. J H. Woolley, Mrs. M. J. Garrett, Mrs. Clyde Anderson. Mrs. T. Gardner, Mr. and Mrs. T. A Boyd. Mri. W. H. Justice, Athrla MrEl- wrenth, Mr. and Mrs. K E. Ellington. Ellington. Rev. and Mrs D A. Chisholrn, Corsicana Methndlst superintendent.

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  1. Corsicana Daily Sun,
  2. 16 Nov 1949, Wed,
  3. Page 11

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