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Plaque hanging in the sanctuary on
the vestibule wall to the right of the pulpit.

The words on this plaque read:

"A TREE THAT LOOKS AT GOD ALL DAY
AND LIFTS HER LEAFY ARMS TO PRAY,"

WAS PLANTED IN MEMORY OF

  1. LENA KERFOOT BURCH
  2. PHYLLIS C. HAWKINS
  3. A. EARLE HUTCHINSON
  4. MR. & MRS. WM. T. AND GARLAND S. KERFOOT
  5. BEVERLY BROWNLEY McKAY
  6. ELLA LEE AND WM. BUCK McKAY
  7. HASLUP F. REVELL
  8. MR. & MRS. J. D. RUSSELL
  9. MOLLIE AND BEULAH SHIPE
  10. MRS. CHARLES SHUMATE
  11. WILLIAM SILLMAN
  12. DR. & MRS. WILLIAM H. WILMER

DEDICATED
AUGUST 25, 1968


Plaque hanging on the wall next to the
"women's entrance" door to the sanctuary.

The words on this plaque read:

THE WINDOWS ON THE LOWER LEVEL
OF THIS CHURCH
ARE DEDICATED TO
THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF

WILLIAM PFARR HILL

BY
MARY PFARR HILL, HIS MOTHER
AND
JUDITH MARY HILL, HIS WIFE,

AUGUST 24, 1969

"PUT YOUR HAND INTO THE HAND OF GOD.
HE SHALL BE UNTO YOU BETTER THAN A
LIGHT AND SAFER THAN THE KNOWN WAY."


Plaque hanging on the wall next to the
"men's entrance" door to the sanctuary.

The words on this plaque read:

SURROUNDING THIS PLACE OF
NATURAL BEAUTY UNMARRED BY
TIME, REFERRED TO FOR CENTURIES
AS "GOD'S ACRE ON THE HILL,"
IS DEDICATED THIS 24TH DAY OF
AUGUST, 1975, IN THE LOVING
MEMORY OF OR IN HONOR OF

LENA KERFOOT BURCH
THOMAS BOLLING BYRD
MR. AND MRS. ALBIN P. DOVE
KATHRYN McGOVERN FRANK
KENNETH NEWCOMER GILPIN
MARSHALL AND MARY GORE
PHYLLIS CORNWELL HAWKINS
ALICE SOWERS LAWS
MR. AND MRS. DAVID G. Mac DONALD
BEVERLY BROWNLEY McKAY
MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM BUCK McKAY
BETH L. McKINNEY
WILLIAM MITCHELL, JR.
JOHN W. MYERS
MR. AND MRS. EDWARD TAYLOR PERRY
W. CONWAY RUSSELL
HENRY WISE SOWERS
MR. AND MRS. WISNER M. WASHAM
THE WILLIAMS OF "UPSHOT"
RICHARD H. AND FRANCES H. WILMER


Plaque hanging above the organ in the
sanctuary on the vestibule wall to the left of the pulpit.

The words on this plaque read:

BEVERLY BROWNLEY McKAY
1887-1964

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WHOSE FORESIGHT AND LEADERSHIP
BROUGHT ABOUT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
THE BETHEL BAPTIST MEMORIAL CHURCH
IN 1941. WITH PERSERVERANCE, INGENUITY
AND WISDOM HE LED IN THE RESTORATION
AND REHABILITATION OF THIS CHURCH
WHICH STANDS AS A MEMORIAL TO THOSE
WHO HAVE PASSED BEYOND.

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DEDICATED
AUGUST 28, 1966

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