www.childers-shepherd.org, 10 Sep 2007
Oconaluftee Baptist Church at Smokemont, Swain County,
NC. Photo from Florence Cope Bush's book,
Ocona Lufta
Baptist Pioneer Church of the Smokies
.

Beck and Conner families were active in the founding of
this church. For more of the story
see this website:
http://www.stumpranchonline.com
(and scroll down to the chapter about the church).

Thomas Clingman Childers, Jr., and Bertha Childers were
members.

Below: View of interior. Photo by Mike Woodfin, found, by
Stephen Childers, at
www.ghosttowns.com/states/
nc/smokemont.html