Thursday, July 12, 2006
Chapel & Mt. Pleasant News
Randy Mayer and Kix 106 friends visit
It was good to have our director of missions, Dr. Jim Burke and wife Sharon, come and worship with us last Sunday morning at FBC, Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral services were held for James Ocie Maxey, Sr., on June 27, at the Harrisburg Baptist Church in Tupelo. Those who officiated were Dr. Forest Sheffield, Rev. Arnold Goode and Dr. Tommy Goode. Burial was in Tupelo’s Memorial Gardens. Love and sympathy are expressed to the family. Ocie was the uncle of Tommy and Arnold Goode.
Funeral services were held for Murray Harden, of Mt. Pleasant, on June 27, at the Holly Springs Funeral Home. Rev. Eddie Holmes officiated. Burial was in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
My grandson, Randy Mayer, visited me recently. He brought along some of his friends from KIX 106 radio station to fish in my lake.
Leonard and Marie Stacks celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with friends recently.
Ken and Betty Guffey’s family met at their home recently to celebrate the birthday of their granddaughter Kaitlyn.
Alisa Goode and boys left last Monday moving to Kansas City, Mo. They will join her husband David who is already working there.
Lucy Mae Devore is a patient at Collierville Nursing Home. Our prayers are with her.
Love and sympathy are expressed to Harold Fortner and family in the death of his sister.
I enjoyed a barbecue dinner with Ivy and Patricia Teel and family on July 4.
Rev. Rob Finley, pastor of FBC, Mt. Pleasant, visited Elsie Parks at the Trinity Mission Nursing Home.
Arnold and Kathy Goode have returned home after a week with their children and grandchildren in Kansas City, Mo. They also visited several friends.
Macce McCalla is home from the rehab hospital. Our prayers are with her.
Fred Brown had surgery recently. Also, his son Jeff had knee surgery as an out-patient at St. Francis Hospital.
Back in 1979 the WMC Radio Station, in Memphis, had a “Woman of the Day” award. My daughter, Kathy, wrote a letter to the station telling them why her mother deserved to be “Woman of the Day.” They selected her letter and I was selected as “Woman of the Day.” My name was called several times throughout the day. The next week I received a certificate and an invitation for two to attend dinner at the Holiday Inn Restaurant near the airport
My husband and I enjoyed a steak dinner with all the trimmings. While we were eating we also got some unexpected entertainment. A young man came running through the restaurant streaking. Excitement really picked up. Then someone yelled, “Don’t look Ethel.” The police were called and the man was taken away.
I still have my framed certificate to remind me of how proud I am of my daughter. It also reminds me of that unexpected streaker.
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