Needs Creek Baptist Church cemetery decoration day

Needs Creek Baptist Church will hold its cemetery decoration day starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, with a potluck at noon.

Donations are now being accepted for the upkeep of the cemetery.

To get to the cemetery, take Highway 65 North to Springhill. Turn right on 287 and go approximately three miles.

For more information, call Mary Lowry at 472-1784.

Bee Branch Cemetery Decoration

The Decoration of the Bee Branch Cemetery will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18.

The Bee Branch Baptist Church Fellowship Hall will be open for visitation and refreshments. There will be a Cemetery Board member present to receive donations for the upkeep of the cemetery.

The first Bee Branch Cemetery Decoration Day and Memorial Service was started in 1932 with a program in the afternoon in the Bee Branch Baptist Church.

For the last several years the Decoration of the Graves has been on the third Saturday and Sunday of May with visitation and refreshments in the Fellowship Hall of the Bee Branch Baptist Church. The cemetery committee decided that this year the Decoration, visitation, and refreshments will be on Saturday, May 18.

Oakland UMC Homecoming

Oakland United Methodist Church will hold its annual Homecoming on Sunday, May 19.

Sunday School will be at 9:30 a.m.; church service at 10:45; potluck at noon; and singing will begin at 1:30. Raymond Bush is in charge of the singing.

Oakland UMC is one of the oldest churches in Faulkner County. The Rev. Donna Alberts is the church pastor. The church is located on Highway 287 in Holland.

For more information, call 501-849-2837. The public is invited.