Young Retirement

Barbara Young (front) retired from the First Baptist Church of Guntersville this week after 46 years. She is shown with the staff. They are, from left, music minister Ken Patterson, Amy Fondren of the office, education minister Johnny Beard, pastor Joel Samuels and children's minister Micah Gilmore. 

The Guntersville First Baptist Church is losing a familiar face. Barbara Young, the secretary for the last 46 years, retired this week.

She’s a very modest person and did not want us to write this story, but we got her talking a little bit about her incredible tenure.

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