Altar Guild Ministry honors member
SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR The Altar Guild Ministry of New Bethel Baptist Church, 1210 Himrod Ave., Youngstown, honored a lifetime member, Lorene Buggs, at its annual Harvest luncheon Oct. 26. Because of an illness, her daughter Clarice Dowdy represented her. The Rev. Lewis W. Macklin was the guest speaker. Above are some of the guild members who later presented Buggs with roses, a corsage and other gifts at Campus Health Care Center, Colonial Drive. Seated from left are Catherine Leftwich, president; Buggs, the honoree; and Geri Cowart. Standing are Barbara Page, vice president; Earline London; Linda Poindexter; Connie Southerland; Brenda Averhart; John Averhart; Vera Harris, chairwoman; the Rev. Kenneth L. Simon, pastor; and James Buggs, the honoree’s husband.