As the name of each of the following preachers was called, testimony was borne of their usefulness, as follows:
Rev. W. H. Wheelwright--during the past year had suffered much affliction; was an estimable man. During the year there had been no revival of religion in his charge, but he is much endeared to the people among whom he has been laboring — passed.
Geo. W. Nolley — done good service during the past year in his charge — passed.
J. R. Waggoner, J. M. Saunders, and S. I. Moorman — all labored well, and passed — the latter as a supernumerary.
John D. Blackwell — notwithstanding great discouragements, has labored well; a man of fine attainments, who has done his duty faithfully — passed.
H. W. Bellman — received in the Conference last year — sent to Wesley Chapel and Rocketts, Richmond.
He preached until April, during which month he was taken sick, and after a few weeks spent to recuperate, returned again to his labor, and died at his post, as a