Rockfish 4-H'ers Clean
Three bags full (of roadside trash): Mark Miller, Robert Wright, and
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C leaning a road: Karen Farmer, Vanessa Campbell, and Patricia Jackson.
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The Rockfish 4-H Club cleaned
up the roadsides of the five roads
leading into Rockfish on Saturday,
The club selected this as a com-'
munity service project in obser
vance of Clean Up Litter Week in
North Carolina April 19-24.
The youth felt that by picking up
trash and garbage along the
highway, they could help make
North Carolina and their com
munity a more beautiful place t.>
The Rockfish Extension
Homemakers helped sponsor the
group by providing litter bags,
morning refreshments and lunch.
The youth who participated were:
John W. O'Tuel, Dayne Bundy,
Andrei Dood, Patricia Jackson,
Stephanie Drotar, Gerald Bundy
Leslie Tatum, Karen Farmer,
Vanessa Campbell, Mark Camp
bell, Mark Miller, Patrick C.
Miller, Troy Labombard, Frank
R. Wright, Anna Kokoruda, Tim
my Wilcox, Frank A. Wright.
The adult volunteers who work
ed with the youth during the pro
ject were James Culp, David
Banas, Sandy Drotar, Norma Jean
Campbell, Stephen Kokoruda, and
Stephen Kokoruda finished a
truck, and Tommy Kokoruda
drove it to collect the trash.
Malcolm K. Sessoms, Sr.
Dies At 60
Malcolm K. (Make) Sessoms,
Sr., 60, of North Main Street,
Raeford, died Monday.
He was the founder of Raeford
Plumbing and Heating Co. ot
Raeford and operated the com
pany from its beginning in 1955 till
he retired in 1978.
The funeral was to be held
Wednesday at 4 p.m. in First Bap
tist Church of Raeford by the Rev.
W.H. Ginn and the Rev. Billy
Beaver, with burial in Raeford
Surviving are his wife, Mrs.
Lucille Teal Sessoms; his sons,
M.K. Sessoms, Jr., of Raeford,
Tim Sessoms of Wilmore, Ky.,
Ronald Edward Sessoms of Mt.
Airy, and William T. Sessoms of
Bryan, O.; his sisters, Mrs. Flora
Crowley and Mrs. Bessie Davis of
Raeford; and eight grandchildren.
Crumpler Funeral Home was in
charge of the arrangements.
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The Hoke County Missionary
Baptist Union held its first Spring
Banquet Friday at Gibson
The guest speaker was Dr. J.J.
Johnson, pastor of Fairmont Mis
sionary Baptist Church. Dr.
Johnson also serves as N.C. state
The theme, "Leadership Accor
ding to God's Will," was used as
his subject. In the message Dr.
Johnson challenged leaders to take
a positive stand on issues and to
help make this world a better place
in which to live.
He stated, "Man messed up
God's world, and it's man's
responsibility to straighten it out."
In essence he stated that the
world's problems will not be solv
ed until problems have been solved
in the home, church and communi
He emphasized the importance
of Christians having enough guts
to face issues and not shift respon
sibility to someone else, to be able
to negotiate, and, above all, to be
able to share.
He said that when things aren't
right, Christians should be able to
work to make them right and con
cluded by reading one of his
writings, "The Autopsy of a Dead
Mrs. Nellie Flowers served as
Kev. J.W. Gorham introduced
Dr. Johnson, and Rev. James Kel
ly responded after the message.
Several of Hoke County's
leading citizens appeared on the
program. Solos were sung by
Russell McAllister 111 and dinner
music was provided by Dr. Willis
Special guests were recognized
by Mrs. patricia McKellers, and in
cluded several elected county and
city officials as well as candidates
for public office.
Guests from out of town includ
ed Rev. Wilson Terry, mayor pro
tern of Red Springs, Rev. Sidney
Lory, candidate for the House of
Represetatives, and AJanice
Gerold, Chairman, Cumberland
County Human Relations Ad
The warmth created by this
fellowship was apparent among
those in attendance.
Mrs. Annie Y. McKennon is
president of the County Union,
which consists of six missionary
Baptist Churches; Buffalo Springs,
Mt. Pisgah, Rockhill, Shady
Grove, Laurel Hill, and Silver
speaker Ueorge Johnson [back to camera] talks with some of the visitors
after the program. [Staff photo by Henry Blue. ]
Union President Annie Y. McKinnon [left] and Mistress of Ceremonies
Nellie Flowers, at the banquet. | Staff photo hy Henry Blue. )
Jewelry, Gift Shop
Brad and Shirley Turley opened
their jewelry and gift shop, The
Treasurer Chest, at 113 W.
Elwood Ave., in downtown
They also are operating the
business, which offers a large
selection of solid gold, gold-filled,
sterling silver costume jewelry and
a wide variety of gift items and
The store is open Monday
through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5
p.m., except Wednesdays, when
the hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Turley left his maintenance job
in the Hoke County school system
to go into the business, which he
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to give the show Wednesday at McLauchlin School also. L-R ? Nickkia
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and his wife are operating. He had
been with the school system for
Turley had six years of ex
perience in business before coming
to Hoke County. A native of Point
Pleasant, W.Va., he ran a service
station and car wash there and also
did farming, raising beef cattle, at
the same time.
In Hoke County, he also farmed
outside of his regular working
Mrs. Turley, born Shirley
Crawford, is a native of Tunkhan
The Turleys have five children,
Mary 13, Kathi-Jo, 12, Brady 111 ))
11, Bryan, 9, and Michelle, who
became 7 on Tuesday.
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