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Mt. Zion Church  Photo 3
Mt. Zion Church
Photo submitted by Joseph Killebrew  taken 1992
"The three times I was at the Mt. Zion Church, I felt history in the air. My great grandmother Sarah Ann Terry Killebrew,
later married Needham James Barefield, lived to the east a few miles on the north side of the highway from Mt. Zion.
Sarah Ann Terry Killebrew Barefield and several of her family are buried at Mt. Zion. During the civil war she was
driven to the church by one of her slaves. The slaves used the back row pews to attend the church services. The pews
were made of one board for the seat and one board for the back. You would have to see them to believe the width
of the boards. It is said the pews were sold to someone just across the Alabama line.  I was told that the
Church was rotting in places and the upkeep was too much.  There was the possibility that fire could destroy
 the Church also. The money  collected was used to put a chain link fence around the cemetery and a
 marker at the drive beside the highway.............Joseph Killebrew Sept. 2002

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The Deed for this church can be seen at
A History for this Church can be seen at
The Constitution for this Church can be seen at
A Partial Cemetery Listing for this Church Can be seen at
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