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Congratulations to Wor. Kevin Insull for his WTKR TV news article to identify two circa 1880-1900 old portraits on http://wtkr.com/2015/10/14/franklin-man-takes-action-to-identify-long-lost-lodge-brothers/

 

Masonic Herald Summer 2014

 

 

The Summer 2014 Masonic Herald, the official publication of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, can be reached at https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4PtzaELp8fvcjZwcGM0UGJvSlk/edit


(in Adobe PDF format).

 

Contents include:

  • Franklin Masonic Lodge No.151 Awards Night [page 20]
  • Grand Master's Message
  • Book of Constitutions: Concerning Government and The Civil Magistrate
  • Lodge Support for the Bring-A-Friend Program
  • The Altar 
  • Historical Visit to the Grand Lodge of China 
  • Masonic Restoration 
  • Tributes to Most Worshipful Spencer McMath Rogers and Most Worshipful Ralph Julian Wimmer 
  • To Boldly Go Where No Craft Has Gone Before 
 
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Franklin Lodge joins the family in mourning

Bro Lynn Orval Rothwell,

a 33-year Mason, laying down his working tools on Friday June 6th. The memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 10 at 11 am at High Street Methodist Church, Camp Pkwy, Franklin.  His obituary here.

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Franklin Lodge No. 151 joins the family and Franklin community in mourning the loss of

Worshipful Walter "Billy" Beale, III

a 60-year member and past Worshipful Master of Franklin Lodge, on Monday, February 17, 2014. Wor. Beale's obituary is available here. Visitation will be held at Wright Funeral Home Wednesday 2/19 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Funeral services will be held at the  Sycamore Baptist Church in Franklin on Thursday, February 20, at 2 pm. Burial will follow in Poplar Spring Cemetery.

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Franklin Lodge No. 151 joins the family and Franklin community in mourning the loss of

Right Worshipful Kyle Robertson Purvis

a 58-year member of Franklin, Boykins and Courtland Lodges on Monday, January 20, 2014. Rt. Wor. Purvis's obituary is available here. Memorial services will be held at the Wright Funeral Home on Saturday January 25, 2014 at 3 pm. 

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Franklin Lodge No. 151 joins the family and Franklin community in mourning the loss of

Brother George Bryan Lupton

a 53-year member of Franklin Lodge, on Sunday, September 1, 2013. Bro. Lupton's obituary is  available here. Memorial services with Masonic rites will be held at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, High Street & Forth Ave. Friday September 6 at 6 pm.