INDIAN CREEK CEMETERY ASSOCIATION
June 1, 1975
The meeting was called to order by President Hackie
Langley. Invocation was given by Iris Carter. The
services were opened by John Steele leading in the song Gathering
Home with Inez Haynie on piano. Devotion was given by
Rev. Stewart Caffey, who spoke on Doing The Best We Can With What We
Have To Do With and also saying that he was a product of Indian Creek,
that his grandmother was Vera Allen Stewart and he still had lots of
John Steele said he believed he was the oldest
person here and that he was so glad to be here, but he was like the one talent
person in the Bible, only he was doing nothing. Several people said that
was not true and that he had always done a lot. John said he joined the
church in 1914.
Aubrey Jones remembers John when Aubrey was a small
boy and he was so glad to be here and glad he was a part of the "kissing
cousins" and that this was the kissingest bunch he has ever seen, but he sure
Hilton said we are all kinfolks and that it was good
to be here
Lucille Williams(?) said that this was her first
time to be here and that she was thoroughly enjoying it.
Macon (Haynie) recalled the camp meeting days and
the big crowds and camping all over for a revival.
Imogene Luker recalled the days of her father's
pastorate here and has fond memories of his standing in the pulpit. She
said that her mother-in-law, Mrs. Luker, was real sick and hated she could not
Evelyn Love said she was happy to be here, and she
showed it by kissing every body here.
L. B. Bowman said he was glad to be here, that they
had missed last year. They were on a Caribbean cruise and from all the
poverty that they saw, it sure made them appreciate this country more.
This is a wonderful place to live.
Edith (Shaw) said she was the youngest adult
here and was so glad to be here.
Elva (McDonald) said she had bad luck getting here.
When she turned a corner, her pie spilled, but wasn't in such bad shape after
Alma (Nabors)? said she had been here a good while
and recalled the camp meeting days and that they had camped during the Revival
A. Approval of Minutes
The financial report indicated that we had $1141.34 with
$201.97 in expenses. We had received $243.00 during the year leaving a
total of $1182.37 in the bank.
B. Old Business
C. New Business
Keeping up the cemetery was foremost in everyone's
mind, so Bonnie said it was cheaper to have it hoed, but it was sure hard to
find someone that would work. The question came up as to what to do with
the money in the bank asking Bonnie how much she thought it would take to keep
the cemetery up. She said about $200.00. L.B (Bowman) made motion
seconded by John (Keeter)? to put a $1,000.00 in Savings. After
discussion, motion carried.
Officers elected were: John Keeter, President;
Hackie Langley, Vice-President; Bonnie Biggs, Treasurer; Inez Haynie, Secretary.
Trustees will be: Brady York, David Luker, and Rena Burdette.
Program Committee: Same
Ice and Water: Hackie and Chester
D. Agenda for Next Meeting
Next meeting will be held on the first Sunday of June, 1976.
Meeting was adjourned at 12 Noon scheduled to meet again
the first Sunday in June 1976 at Indian Creek Church.
Minutes submitted by: Inez