REUNION MINUTES - 1968
On June 16, 1968, we met for the 32nd annual Bracewell Reunion at Bedias Civic Center. President Ernest (Wilburn) Bracewell welcome all present and recognized visitors. Druie Farris lead us in a prayer then Raymond led us in "Tell Me the Story of Jesus". Ruth White brought the devotional on "Love is a language everyone understands", which was followed by another hymn "When We All Get to Heaven". Mrs. Clyde Bracewell lead us in another prayer.
Minutes were read and approved. Treasury Report showed balance of $106.41. New limbs were added:
Charles Bracewell married Maudell Blackburn Sept. 1-67
Kenneth Dooley " Barbara Jarvis June 9-68
David Charles born to Don & Dorthey Crowson March 19, 1968
Alissa Kathlyn born to Dickey & Bobbie Gail Farris " 19, 1968
Shannon " " Sue Nell Clemments June 2, 67
Sam Jr. Sam White " 17, 67
Made recognition to those in service. They were Jimmy Southern in U. S. Navy & Horace Barnett, Jr. in U. S. Army in Viet Nam.
Nominating committee had no report so we elected officers from house. Dorothy Ford was elected President, Joe Taylor Vice-Pres. & Linda Massey, Sec-Tres.
Joe Taylor made a suggestion to start a Memorial fund to see cemetery was taken care of in later years. Ernest nominated him & Searcy, Jr. to look into cituation. Joe also is working on Family tree.
Ernest turned meeting over to Dorthey. We discussed ways of renewing interest in reunion. Berta Lynn was nominated to head committee to plan entertainment for kids.
Meeting was dismissed with prayer and everyone enjoyed a bountiful lunch & visiting.
Wilburn Bracewell, Pres.
Linda Massey, Sec
Resolutions were read & adopted for Eugene F. Bracewell
Mt. Pleasant Cemetary Assn. Bracewell Reunion Fund
Bal on June 16, 1968 78.01 Balance on June 16, 1968 106.41
Deposit June 17 32.55 110.56 Deposit on June 17 21.70 128.11
Pd. for mowing 7/25/68 7.00 103.56 Notice Materials 10.00 118.11
" " " 5/14/69 7.00 96.56 Rent of Building:
" " " 6/12/69 7.00 89.56 10.00 air conditioning
Deposit as memorial for 15.00 rent 93.11
Ernest Bracewell by Ice 2.04 91.07
Selma Bracewell 5.00 94.56 Postage & cards .50 90.57
6/11/69 Deposit by Hazel
Dooley & Annie
Bracewell 15.00 109.56
Paid 6.50 to Dorthey Ice 1.50 Copied from
25.00 rent Paper glasses 2.05 original by
2.00 me Mildred Powell
$31.75 collected - 2.00 to me (as written) 4/08