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50-year Masonic member Smith honored

John L. Smith, at right, is presented a certificate for his 50 years of service and
membership in the Newport Lodge No. 234. Past Newport Lodge Master and 33rd degree
Mason Jimmy Clark made the presentation in November.
Published: 9:49 AM, 11/25/2013

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

Cocke County native John Lewis Smith reached the half-century mark as a member of the Grand Lodge of Tennessee, and Newport Lodge No. 234.

In recognition of this unique achievement Past Master Jimmy Clark recently presented to Smith a certificate from the Grand Master Roy C. Etherton, of Dayton.

On Oct. 19, 1964 Lewis became a Master Mason and has faithfully served the “Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons in Newport Lodge No. 234.”

For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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