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Frances Wrenn’s grandson Andrew Wrenn celebrated his 18th birthday on the 27th of December. Andrew is a senior at Dar and the son of Daniel and Telah Wrenn.

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Judy D. Sims had visitors, her great grandchild Brylee Bell and her granddaughter Kinsley Sims spent 2 nights with her. She said they wore her out playing Monopoly. Another day, her grandchildren Addy and Kai Bell spent the day with her.

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Judy D. Sims had a visit from her granddaughter, Kelsey Bell and her children Brylee, Addy and Kai Bell.

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Shirley Leslie of Bakers Chapel Road spent Thanksgiving with her daughter, Sue Lynn and Jimmy McPeters of Toney, Alabama.

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Kate & Lewis Stewart ate their Thanksgiving meal across the street at the home of their daughter and her husband, Patricia and John Mize. Kate said they had room for more. Kate did most of the cooking and then carried the food to Patricia’s. They fed several family members and friends. K…

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Charles and Rita Graham and their families celebrated Thanksgiving on Sunday, November 22. I hear they had a good crowd and lots of food.

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Rodger Horton made a trip to the Farmers Market on Saturday and bought fresh turnips, turnip greens, kale and cabbage. That makes me hungry just thinking about some good Southern cooking.

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Kay Anderton is doing some better after having a heart procedure at Huntsville Hospital.

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Kay Anderton’s daughter, Becky Thompson, who lives in Theodore, Ala., has Legionnaire’s disease. Kay talks to her often.

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Judy D. Sims had a few visitors at her house on Friday, Oct. 23. Her son Greg Sims stayed awhile. Her great-grandchildren Brylee and Addy Bell along with Judy’s neighbor Milyea Edwards had a great time playing and riding their bikes.

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Lewis and Bobby Stewart, Marty Ann Bundy and Loyce Winton made a trip to see Loyce’s sisters, Joyce Hobbs and Alveda Rhymer, in Altamont, Tennessee. Alveda had her 90th birthday in August. The group took food and the Tennessee folks had food, so they enjoyed a good lunch.

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Most of Lewis and Kate Stewart’s family went out to eat together to celebrate Lewis’ 84th birthday. Those attending were Lewis and Kate Stewart, Stanley and Jennifer Stewart, Patricia and John Mize, Shawn and Danielle Cryar, Martha Ann Bundy, Chris, Cole and Cara Stewart, Tyler Davidson and …

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Joy Horton had her gallbladder removed last week and is feeling much better. She didn’t even have to stay in the hospital overnight.

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Deborah Moore spent some time in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with her granddaughter, Mikayla Meeks. Her grandson, Brenton Meeks, took her and brought her home.

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Elizabeth Jeffers and her husband Jeff of Taylorsville, Kentucky, are back in Grant, visiting friends and relatives and winterizing their home that Elizabeth inherited from her parents. She calls me when she can. I enjoy her visits by phone or in person.

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Deborah Moore of Lewis Mountain fell on the 16th and was on the floor an hour before she could get help. She is bruised but improving. Her grandson Brenton Meeks is taking classes online at Wallace.

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Kay Anderton’s daughter, Becky Thompson, who lives in Theodore, Alabama, is not well at this writing. Kay talks to her by phone regularly.

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Rodger & Joy Horton of Burroughs Drive are enjoying vegetables out of their late garden. They were not able to get the garden in early because of the rain and Rodger’s health.

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First of all, I need to make a correction to last Wednesday's news. I wrote of James Walker's death. I had his address as Clark Drive and it is Clark Street. I also wrote that he and his wife were married 68 years and they were married 58 years. I apologize to his sweet wife Sonja and the family.

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Loyce Winton's twin sister, Joyce Hobbs of Altamont, Tennessee, has lost a grandson, who was born dead. All the family and friends, who live in various areas are saddened. 

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A baby shower was held for the granddaughter of Faye Cryar, Emma Vaughan, at the Rotary Cabin on Sunday, July 12. There was a good attendance with lots of gifts. 

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Bill Cornelius's house is up for sale. Bill died in November of 2019, so his son Wes of Fayetteville, Tennessee, now owns the house. Mr. Cornelius was my neighbor on Marina Road. 

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Leon and Nancy McCoy’s great-grandson and great granddaughter Forrest and Arvella came to visit and swim in their pool.

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Loyce Winton and her twin sister Joyce Hobbs of Altamont, Tennessee, had their 85th birthdays on June 17. Loyce's family all came to help her celebrate except her grandson Dusty Graves, who lives in Arkansas. He called Loyce. Loyce's daughter, Donna Graves, her husband Mike and Loyce's son, …

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Deborah Moore celebrated her birthday on June 18. She is not telling her age.

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Frances Wrenn’s granddaughter Annessa Wrenn married Logan Hamilton on Saturday, April 13. The wedding took place at Grant Church of Christ at 6 o’clock. Annessa is the daughter of Daniel and Telah Wrenn and her other grandmother is Thelma Simmons.

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Frances Wrenn had a tick to bite her on her back and dig in. She had it removed by a doctor. 

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Frances Wrenn and her granddaughter Sydney Hess went on a historical tour recently with Pete Sparks' group. They went to Corinth, Mississippi, for a 2 day trip to visit the Shiloh Battlefield Site, where many were killed in the Civil War. Sydney is a history major at Jacksonville University. 

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Judy D. Sim's son, Chris Sims, is back in the ICU of Huntsville Hospital. He has been taking dialysis and has had heart problems for quite awhile. 

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The 3rd Sunday in May is the time for Decoration Day at Free Home Cemetery in Grant. Mildred Watson Bailey and her family always try to attend and decorate graves and clean. Then they go to the home of Mildred’s daughter, Tammy Evans of Watson Drive, and have lunch.

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On Sunday afternoon, April 26, our electricity was off for over 4 hours. I had an oil lamp which I lit in case the power was not on by dark. But fortunately, it came on before it got dark. It could have been worse for me, as I was sitting in my lift chair working Sunday’s puzzles. I was not …

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My good friends, Frances Wrenn and Violet Heath, came by last Saturday and brought down some things that were stored upstairs. I was not able to do that. I really appreciate them.

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Bakers Chapel Baptist Church had another outdoor service on Saturday afternoon. There was another forecast for stormy weather on Sunday. The cars were parked outside with windows down. Rev. Terry Sharp is the pastor.

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Shirley Leslie, age 96, fell in her home and got a knot on her head and hurt her foot. She was able to get up without help. Her grandson, Neil Smith, came from Huntsville and took Shirley to the emergency room. The doctor said that her foot was not broken. She is recuperating at home.

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Deborah Moore has been really sick with bronchitis.

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Terry Sharp, pastor of Bakers Chapel Baptist Church, lost a brother-in-law to death. He had been ill for some time.

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To ensure residents stay healthy during the COVID-19 crisis, Rehab Select at Barfield Health Care has restricted all visitors until further notice.

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Becky and Wayne Whitaker are grandparents for the first time. Their son Adam and wife Amanda became the parents of a beautiful girl named Adalynn Grace Whitaker. Adalynn was born on March 10, weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces and she was 20 inches long. She was born at Spring Hill Hospital in Gran…

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Trenton Moore of the United States Navy, who is stationed in Groton, Connecticut, fell and broke his hand. 

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Judy D. Sims' granddaughter, Kinsley Sims, spent the night with her recently. The week after, Judy got sick. She got medication from her doctor and is some better. 

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Talen Gurley had the flu a few days ago. He felt lousy.

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Frances Wrenn and Thelma Simmons ate dinner with Daniel & Telah Wrenn. Daniel is the son of Frances and Telah is the daughter of Thelma. They share mutual grandchildren.

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First of all, I need to correct an error of mine. Larry Martin was in Huntsville Hospital instead of Marshall North. Sorry, Larry. I hope you are feeling much better.

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Judy D. Sims' son Chris went for a check-up in Birmingham. They kept him for a few days as he had excessive fluid. He was able to come home on the 28th. 

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Frances Wrenn brought my supper from the church last Wednesday night.

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Ernestine Martin’s granddaughter and great granddaughter, Angela and Brynne Kelly, visited her from Opp, Alabama. They also visited Angela’s dad and his wife, Larry and Cathy Martin. Ernestine was real excited that Angela and Brynne attended church with her. Angela is a school teacher and Br…

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Rodger Horton had a procedure performed on his heart last Monday in Huntsville Hospital. He had to stay overnight. He came home on Tuesday and said that he felt much better.

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Frankie Leath’s dad, George Leath, had surgery on his hand.

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Delores Moore, Jacee White and the Ukulele Group played for the residents and staff of Branchwater Retirement Home of Boaz on Thursday, December 12.

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Bakers Chapel Baptist Women met at the church for their monthly missionary meeting on Dec. 3. Those present were Frances Wrenn, Deborah Moore, Rita Graham, Betty Ratchford, Carolyn Cook, Joyce Colkmeir, Violet Heath, Kaye Anderton, and Catherine Cameron.