(C) NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL
Clara Streetman, left, age 98, welcomed Micah Buckner, age four months, the youngest
person attending Bybee United Methodist Church’s 100th anniversary celebration on Sunday,
Sept. 22. With Micah are his parents Matthew and Melanie Buckner, and church pastor, Rev.
Roy Dalton, right.
|Published: 6:55 AM, 09/24/2013
||Last updated: 6:57 AM, 09/24/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
BYBEE-”It was a day
of celebration at Bybee United Methodist Church on Sunday, Sept. 22, when church members and
friends gathered for the congregationâ€™s 100th anniversary.
alongside Hwy. 160, the church began life as Bybee Methodist Church, South in the summer of 1913,
when Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Lovell gave land for the construction of a Methodist church in the Bybee
A week later, on July 21, 1913, volunteers started hauling
block from Newport to begin construction. Two days later, July 23, 1913, John Posey began work
laying the concrete foundation.
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