70th anniversary

Halifax County resident Ralph J. Fallen celebrated his 70th anniversary in Freemasonry as a member of Kerns Lodge No. 143 on Saturday, at his residence in Providence. Kerns Lodge Worshipful Master Clyde Owen and Grand Lodge District Deputy Bill Tiver presented Fallen with a commemorative certificate and a 70-year anniversary pin, honoring his extraordinary long membership and service. Also in attendance at the presentation were Fallen’s wife, Inez, Geraldine Overstreet, Jackie Fallen and Bill and Nancy Hill.