MT. GAY — Members of the Mt. Gay Freewill Baptist Church held a Pastor Appreciation celebration on Sept. 26, 2015, for their pastor, Rev. Layton Lockhart, and his wife, Linda.
Rev. Lockhart has served as pastor of the church since September 1978 and is also an employed with Delta Electric of Logan.
The couple was honored with a dinner, gift card and a cake.
Guest speaker was Frank Horn and Jo Collins sang “The Pastor’s Song.” Also providing songs was Effie Horn and Courtney Ruehl.
Traveling the greatest distance to attend was Frank and Effie Horn of Warfield, Ky. The oldest attending was Jo Meade at age 84, and the youngest attending was 23-month old Finn David Copley, son of Jacob and Kaitlyn Copley.
Attending or contributing was Layton Lockhart; David Hager; Linda Lockhart; Megan Hager; Debbie Blankenship; Amelia Hager; Mary Sexton; Barbara Brown; Audra Carter; Keith Brown; Frank Carter; Joshua Akers; Ricky Sexton; Peggy Booth; James Barker; Jo Meade; Judy Barker; Shanda Hager; Austin Barker; Jeanetta Watkins; Brenna Barker and Joy Sexton.
Courtney Ruehl; Tenille Holstein; Jacob Ruehl; Jennifer Cashdollar; Frank Horn; Bonnie Gibson; Paul Sexton; Effie Horn; Josh Wilcox; Jo Collins; Chad Vance; Aaron Chambers; Garyetta Bojaski; Coby Marcum; Kaitlyn Copley; Marlene Marcum; Finn David Copley; Brianna Marcum; Brenda Lockhart; Ernie Woods; Erica Graffius; Elijah Graffius; Nicky Lambert; Ray Lockhart; Jack Ely; Angie Eplin and Jeremy Music.