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J.L. Barbee photo was Go Ye Missionary Society

Vicky Pike's mother, Ruby Barbee are still members of the Columbia Christian Church Go Ye Missionary Society
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By Victoria Pike

That is my mother in the middle in the black dress and dark hair, Gertrude Browning. She says this was the Go Ye Missionary Society group. She still belongs to it and is still an officer at 89 plus years.

She and Miss Ruby are the only ones she knows of still living.

Mother still makes her rounds up in the morning to bottle feed Lucy, the calf, and feeds grain to four other little stragglers she feels need a little extra.

On occasion, she has been known to help me chase a stray pot bellied pig or help me capture calves in the cattle shoot during vaccinating season.

Vicky Pike -Victoria Pike Comments re photo 47755 Favorite Old Photo Columbia society mid1900s

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Favorite Old Photo: Go Ye Missionary Society, ca. 1945

2012-12-06 - Photo from collection of J.L. Barbee. Joe L. Barbee submitted this favorite old photo, of a Columbia society group in the first half of the 20th century. He didn't tell us the occasion or location, but we do have all the names. Front row, from left: Evelyn Cheatham, Frances Knifley Bowman, Rachel Neagle, and Frances Cheatham. Second row: Ruby Barbee, Mary Evelyn Walker, Mrs. Fugit (wife of Bro. Lawrence Fugit, then Columbia Christian Church pastor), Alice Mae Vaughn, and Allene McFarland. Back row: Callie Moran, Lucy Montgomery, Lydas Pickett Knott, Edna Kelsay, Gertrude Browning, Randolph Flowers, and Minnie Rubarts. If anyone has to add about the photo, please send using the "Comments" button with this photo, or drop by Ol' Joe's B&B Que the next time it's open. (That's this weekend, Friday-Saturday, December 6-7, 2012.) Related comment: Go Ye Missionary Society picture: Christmas Party ca 1945 Note December 6, 2012: At least three people in the photo are still living: Ruby Barbee, Gertrude Browning, and Evelyn Feese Cheatham.
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