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Prosperity Cemetery Association will hold its 118th Annual Meeting and Decoration Day on Saturday, May 11, at the Prosperity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in the Yukon community. The meeting will start at 11 a.m., followed by a business meeting and the election of officers for the coming year. Speaker will be Pastor Ed Keith of Behany Presbyterian Church in Elkton and First Presbyterian Church of Petersburg. There will be a potluck lunch after the meeting. Donations for the upkeep of the cemetery will be accepted at that time or can be mailed to Prosperity Cemetery Association, 233 Henry Thompson Road, Taft, TN, 38488.
A gospel singing will be held Saturday, May 11, at 7 p.m. at Taft Gull Gospel. Denise Hopkins-Jaco of Toney, Ala., will provide special singing. For information, call Jerry Hopkins at (256) 828-0386.
Medium United Methodist Church and Medium Cemetery will celebrate the annual Homecoming and Decoration on Sunday, May 12, at 11 a.m. The service at the church begins at 11 a.m., with a covered dish lunch immediately afterward. For information, call Beulah Wright at (931) 993-6005 or Tony Williams at (931) 659-6600.
Friendship Stateline Freewill Baptist Church will host its revival Monday through Friday, May 13-17, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening. The evangelist will be Cecil Farmer, pastor of Liberty Freewill Baptist in Norton, Ohio. Special singing groups will include Josh and Emily Boldin on May 13, Jeff, Bobby and Alisha Hovis on May 14, the Ables Family on May 15, Teresa Billions on May 16, and Russell Price on May 17. Friendship is located at 13363 Stateline Road in Taft. For information, call Rusty Lincoln at (256) 423-4429 or Jerry Hopkins at (256) 828-0386.
Decoration and business meeting for Bethel Cemetery will be held Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m. Donations may be made to Mrs. Betty English, 12 Letha Thompson Road, Fayetteville, Tenn., 37334.