This Week in Wills Point History

Friday, March 31, 1961

 The Holy season will be observed in Wills Point with special services planned by many of the churches on Easter Sunday. Rev. C.T. Taylor, Jr., pastor of the Assembly of God Church will give the Easter message at his church, Sunday morning at the 11 o’clock hour. During the afternoon an Easter Egg hunt is planned to entertain youths from 2 to 16 years of age.

The Resurrection” will be the subject of Rev. Ben A. Pierce, pastor of Russell Memorial Methodist Church, Sunday. The pastor will also be heard in a solo, entitled “The Joyful Easter Tide.” Easter Lilies will be placed at the church altar by relatives in memory of departed ones.

East Side Church of Christ minister, Perry Kerr, stated special services are planned Sunday.

Three trustees will be selected by Wills Point voters in tomorrow’s school board election to be held at the Texas Power & Light company office. Three of the five names appearing on the ballot will be elected to serve three-year terms. Candidates for the position include F.M. Hollandsworth, B.J. Mullin, Grady McFarland, Mrs. John C. Lybrand, and John W. Jamieson. Outgoing members of the board who have completed their terms are Aubrey Ezell, J.J. Lehecka, and Mrs. R.M. Gollaway. Maurice Hallman, president, Olen Lindsey, Ralph Liston and Jack Deen are the holdovers on the board. Polls will open at 8 o’clock, stated Mrs. Bill Scott, election judge and close promptly at 7 o’clock.

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