34th Masonic District Certified Lecturers, 2018-2019


Link to Certified Lecturer Booklet with details on all current Certified Lecturers for 2018-19 in North Carolina



May we always remember Jacob Ray Abernathy, Sr., Riverside Lodge No. 606, for his over forty-nine years

as a Certified Lecturer for the grand jurisdiction of NC and the many hours of

instruction he provided to the Masons of our District!


1934 - 2011


First Middle Last Name City State Zip County No. Class Expires
Jacob Ray Abernathy, Jr. Catawba ** NC 28609 Catawba 606 A 31-Aug-21
Jacob Ray Abernathy, III Catawba NC 28609 Catawba 606 A 31-Aug-21
Darrin Abraham Helton Marion NC 28752 McDowell 237 A 31-Aug-23
Brett Albert Huffman Valdese NC 28690 Burke 670 A 31-Aug-19
John Edward Isaacks, Jr. Iron Station NC 28080 Lincoln 137 A 31-Aug-22
Danny Lee Kiser Oak Island ** NC 28465 Brunswick 592 A 31-Aug-21
Stacy Lee Oxendine Stanley ** NC 28164 Gaston 757 A None
Brandon Lee Penley Claremont NC 28610 Catawba 606 A 31-Aug-23
Edwin Dennis Powell Valdese NC 28690 Burke 670 B 31-Aug-20
Winston A. Riddle Old Fort ** NC 28762 McDowell 401 A None
Julian Cody Setzer Conover NC 28613 Catawba 709 A 31-Aug-23
Dwight MacLauchlin Sigmon Newton ** NC 28658 Catawba 248 A 31-Aug-23
John Wesley Watkins Morganton NC 28655 Burke 217 A 31-Aug-21




Lincolnton **







David Lee Wyatt Catawba NC 28609 Catawba 606 B 31-Aug-20

** Certified Lecturer Laudamus (given upon completion of 15 years)                                                                                       * Extensions if applicable


Special recognition to John Cargill Nichol for completing his 54th year as a Certified Lecturer in 2013,

however, sadly John laid down his working tools a few months later on November 20, 2013




Let us also remember those others we have lost in recent years and who also served as

Certified Brethren for the 34th District:


Steven M. Vincent, certified thirty-six years

James R. Barnes, certified thirty years

Jimmy Lee Griffin, certified twenty-five years

John T. Parlier, Sr., certified twenty-two years

S. Leroy Melton, certified fifteen years

Wilbur S. Clay, certified nine years

J. Walter "Buz" Hunley, certified five years





Certified Lecturer Emeritus - 34th Masonic District

Past and current



Jimmy Griffin                     Max Sherrill


First Middle Last Name City No. Date of Emeritus
Jimmy Lee Griffin Hickory 248 April 2004
Max Whitener Sherrill Catawba 606 August 2006


Grand Lecturers from the 34th Masonic District




First Middle Last Name City No. Year of Appointment
Dwight MacLauchlin Sigmon Newton 248 2011



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