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Looking for former pastors, descendants of members


Stokesville Baptist Church in Atkinson County is seeking the descendants of the charter members of the church. It was organized in 1908 as Eulie Baptist Church by the following charter members: Cicero Gillis, Celia Gillis, Leander D. Gillis, Laura H. Gillis, Dave J. Gillis, Mamie Meeks Gillis, Kindred L. Griffis, Mary G. Griffis, B.F. Griffis, L.J. Murray, W.H. Murray, Mitchel Wright, Eulie N. Smith, Decia Smith, and Henry Horne. Walter Tyson was the first pastor.

The church is also seeking former pastors of families of former pastors. These groups will be recognized as part of the 100th anniversary Oct. 26. If you belong to any of these groups please contact me at 469 Stokes Way, Axson, GA 31624.