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.
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, …
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
This writer had her 86th birthday last week on Nov. 22. I received lots of cards, calls, a few visits and a few gifts. When you get to be my age, you don’t need a lot of gifts. My neighbor, Lyndsae Edwards brought my dinner, so I enjoyed my day.
Rodger and Joy Horton’s granddaughter and her family, Brooke Horton, have moved here from Washington, Illinois. They have found an apartment at Pleasant Hill and they are pleased to be living in the south.
Joy Horton celebrated her birthday on October 2. She had a birthday cake at church that she shared with everyone. When she arrived home, some of her family members visited and brought another birthday cake. Family members were son Matthew, Gail and Conner Horton; granddaughter Brooke Horton …
Henrietta Mason of Huntsville, a former resident of this community, called recently. She is a good friend of my daughter, Gail. She and I had a good time reminiscing about olden times of the 60’s, etc.
Violet Heath, Becky Whitaker, Caroline Cooke, Catherine Cameron, Francis Wrenn, Joyce Colkmeir and Dulcie Walls helped Kay Anderton celebrate her birthday by taking her to eat.