The Methodist Church Choir in 1935 included (front row from left) Mrs. Annie L. Hennesay, Mrs. Ralph Walker, Mrs. H.D. Nifong Sr. (Tad Ramsey), Mrs. Clyde P. Holland (Elizabeth Davis), Hannah Ann House (Mrs. Ralph Knapp), Mrs. Marney and Mrs. Will Galloway (Lula Beasley). Second row: Minister Mr. Marney, Mrs. E.A. Rosier (Ola McElvaney), Mrs. W.A. Halbert, Mrs. P.C. Gilstrap (Eda Mitchell), Mrs. A.S. "Sid" Gibson (Ethel Collier), Mrs. A.A. Collier, Cora Galloway, Mrs. Jack Galloway (Grace), Mrs. Jewel Baker and Miss Clara Malone. Back row: Albert P. Craig, Eddie Capps, P.C. Gilstrap, Roy Mitchell, E.A. "Hatch" Rosier and George Hackler.
Photo was taken in December 1935 at the Methodist Church, which was built in 1904 and burned down in September 1942.
To learn more about Mansfield history, check out the Mansfield Historical Museum, 102 N. Main St., open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more info, call 817-473-4250, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to mansfieldhistory.org.
Photo courtesy of the Mansfield Historical Society.
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