James Major “Zip” Taylor was born June 27, 1924. He was Raised a Master Mason in Irving Lodge #1218 on November 3, 1947. He was presented the Grand Lodge of Texas 60 Year Masonic Service Award on October 27, 2007. Brother Taylor entered the Supreme Grand Lodge Above on January 19, 2012.
Roelean F. Anderson was born July 26, 1913. He was Raised a Master Mason in Melvin Lodge #1122, Melvin, Texas on March 16, 1944. He served Melvin Lodge as the Worshipful Master in the Masonic Year 1949-1950. He was presented with the Grand Lodge 60 Year Masonic Award on August 23, 2004. Brother Anderson accepted the call of his Savior on January 22, 2012
Raymond W. Yarbrough was born January 6, 1932. He was Raised a Master Mason in Irving Lodge #1218 on November 14, 1966. He received a 25 Service Pin from Irving Lodge on April 9, 1991.
Brother Yarbrough touched the hand and sat at the knees of God on January 25, 2012.
Charles W. Yarbrough was born January 10, 1937. He was Raised a Master Mason in Irving Lodge #1218 on November 25, 1966. He served Irving Lodge as the Worshipful Master during the Masonic Year of 1975 – ’76. He walked with his Savior up the Stairway to Heaven on February 7, 2012.
“Perhaps my time seemed all too brief, Don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me, God wanted me now, He set me free.”
(excerpt from poem “I’m Free”)
We dedicate this bulletin to the memory of James M. “Zip” Taylor, Roelean F. Anderson, Raymond W. Yarbrough, and Charles W. Yarbrough . We know that God only accepts the best and he has taken 3 of our dear members in December, 3 in January and 1 now in February. And again our thought and prayers are with the families and loved ones. We also ask that you remember our sick and their families. Many are in need of your prayers.