Midway News


Benefit is March 30

Pastor Wesley Griffin will be the speaker at Mt. Olive Baptist Church the week of March 18th, 2047 Harkins Road, Carthage, MS.

TeeLisa Kennedy is home from the hospital. She is doing Ok.  Remember her and your family in your prayers.

Many thanks to all who came, participated and helped out in every way on the Pam Banks Benefit Program. The cake sale was astronomical. The Italian Cream Cheese Cake cooked by Dr. Lorraine Riley was the last cake sold and the highest seller. That cake sold for $130.  Again, thanks to all who were a part of this fundraiser.

Century Family Reunion will be held this year in Chicago, Illinois, June 21-23.  You may obtain information and registration blanks at, centuryfam2019-@yahoo.com

Midway Freewill Baptist Church will be hosting a Benefit/Love Program for Pastor Cory Bender and First Lady Takeya Bender.  Pastor Cory Bender is battling kidney disease and in need of a kidney.  The Program will be Saturday March 30th at 6;00 PM. The program will include a sit-down dinner, fashion show and entertainment.  So we are calling all singers, musicians, models, Christian comics, choirs and Quartets of all ages. All that are interested in being on program, please contact Angela Stiles at 601-900-6470 or inbox her via Facebook. Anyone can be a model!

Veteran Leroy Roberts is fighting his battle with cancer.  He is back at home now with a new kind of Chemo. Remember him and his family in your prayers. He is not doing well. Continue to lift him up in prayer.

Verneda “Ollie” McClendon is home. She is being cared for around the clock by her brothers and their family. Remember her and her family in your prayers. 

Willie Rogers Johnson is still in the Baptist Hospital. Remember him in your prayers.

Maude Williams is recuperating in the home of her son Jerry and wife Kaye Williams.  Remember her and her family in your prayers.

Billy Watts has been moved from Baptist Hospital to Methodist Rehabilitation Center. Remember him, his daughter Christina McDaniel and his two grandchildren, Kendayshia McDaniel and Camarey Brimlett in your prayers.

 Bettye Nell White has been in the hospital, she is back at home.  Remember her and her family in your prayers.

Our Care Facilities: Deacon Oliver Holifield and Johnny “Shug” Owens - Newton, Jerome Banks - Forest, and Juanita Banks – Brandon.

Remember with your prayers all our sick and shut ins. Percy Shepard, Cora Odom Peavy, Chiquita McClendon Myers, Vernita Whittington, Maggie “Hannah” Smith, Janie McClendon, Nettie Kennedy, Doris Holifield, Linda Parrott, Versherica Ficklin, Chanell McBeath, Katie Mae Kincaid, Mattie Holifield, Addie Zell Harris, Sarah Harper, Cora Ealy Odom, Shawanda Matheny, Billy Strong, Travis Ward, Wesley Lewis, David Parrott, and Fredia Ward Gales 

You may reach me: Delie Shepard 601-507-0992.



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