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Ray:  He was the district superintendent here.

Payne:  That’s right.  And David … lets see … Reverend Daukit, who was over at Tupelo for awhile.

Ray:  Yes.  I’ve heard of him.

Payne:  And Bill Carol, who’s at Traceway.

Ray:  Yes.  Yes.

Payne:  All of those are my friends.

Ray:  Do you live in Tupelo?

Payne:  Oxford.  I live in Oxford.  I teach history at the University.  And actually, I went off to seminary when I …

Ray:  Is that right?

Payne:  Yes, to Perkins at SMU.  But it was too early; they didn’t want to ordain me.  (laughter)  I was too early.  I’m still attached and our home church is Shiloh Methodist church over in Nettleton.  It was established as a brush arbor by my grandfather.

Ray:  Is that right?

Payne:  Yes, my great-grandfather, yes.  Did you remember anything about brush arbors when you were growing up?  Did your father ever talk about how the original church here … what they looked like?

Ray:  No.

20:41   Payne:  Where did he grow up?

Ray:  He grew up in Chalybeate, Mississippi.  You know where Chalybeate is?

Payne:  No. I don’t.

Ray:  Its up out from Walnut, a small town.

Payne:  Now, I know where Walnut is.

Ray:  Yes.  Well, actually he grew up out from Chalybeate (laughter) way out.  Chalybeate is way out too.

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