MT. GAY, W.Va. — Members of Mt. Gay Freewill Baptist Church surprised their pastor, Rev. Layton Lockhart, with a dinner honoring him and his wife Linda on Sunday, November 20, 2016.
Special singing was by Effie Horn and the Slone Family.
Gifts presented included a 16×20 portrait of the couple by David Hager Photography and 2 six inch cubes of the couple’s favorite lifetime photos.
Youngest attending the celebration was 4-year old Elijah Graffius; oldest attending was 85-year old Jo Meade; and traveling the greatest distance to attend was Frank and Effie Horn and Jacob Ruehl from Warfield, Ky.
Attending the event was Rev. Layton and Linda Lockhart; Brenda Lockhart; Audra Carter; Mary Sexton; Ricky Sexton; Kaleigh Ellis; Joy Sexton; Erica Robinson; Jake Robinson; Judy Barker; Elijah Graffius; Jo Meade; Ray Lockhart; Jo Collins; Josh Akers; Aaron Chambers; Debby Blankenship; Cynthia Slone; Scott Slone; Hannah Slone; Ernie Woods; Courtney Sells; Keith Brown; Madison Lambert and Barbara Brown.
Jason “Bubba” Lambert; Austin Barker; Jennifer Cashdollar; Josh Wilcox; Brenna Barker; Peggy Farris; Jason Finley; David Hager; Shanda Hager; Amelia Hager; Megan Hager; Maddie Brogan; Garyetta Bojaski; Franklin Carter; Kaitlyn Copley; Frank and Effie Horn; Courtney Ruehl; Jacob Ruehl; Colby Marcum; Marlene Marcum and Breonna Crawford.