Some Grave Markers Removed From Fellowship CemeteryJan 29th, 2013 | By Lynette | Category: Front Page
Until a few years ago, there was no charge for a plot in the Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery near Sirmans, because, like small, rural church cemeteries everywhere, everyone who was eventually buried there was a church member, a relative of a church member, or someone somehow connected with the church or a church member. The cemetery itself, with some graves dating back to the 1800’s, was kept up mainly on donations.
“That little church used to have many members,” said Jimmy Holden, who lives across from Fellowship Primitive Baptist Church, where he has been a member since he was ten. He has also served on the Church’s Board of Trustees for the last 12 or 15 years. His father, Bert Holden, is the pastor. Read more