Perry resident Billie Cearley, center, attended Palm Sunday Services at the Maranatha Baptist Church, in Plains, Ga. This church is famous for its Sunday School leader, former President Jimmy Carter.

Perry resident Billie Cearley, center, attended Palm Sunday Services at the Maranatha Baptist Church, in Plains, Ga. This church is famous for its Sunday School leader, former President Jimmy Carter, pictured second from right. Former President Carter’s lesson focused on the humility of Christ as he entered Jerusalem at the beginning of Passover, and his dedication to fulfilling God’s promise and plan. He stated that if one can remain focused and committed, one can accomplish anything. More than 300 people attended the services. Attending with Cearley were her son and daughter in law, Curt and Susan Cearley of Senoia, Ga.