Thursday, October 25, 2007
Potts Camp News
Wall Doxey State Park setting for Thompson reunion
It was wonderful to see the former Jill Seymour, who came to my home with Mary Minor on Saturday night. They had attended a class reunion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Gray. Jill was the daughter of the late Margaret Alvis Seymour, one of my special girlfriends many years ago. Margaret was a twin (they were Mary and Margaret Alvis). Sylvia S. Akin is her older sister.
Snow Lake News
Call corporation if strangers seen boating
Wow! The flowerbeds at the entrances and also in the town hall area look so neat and beautiful. It’s a pleasure to drive by and look at them once again. The landscape committee had been on a touch and go basis for quite a while; but it’s back in full swing again. Now when we can get some fresh paint and letters on the signs, it will complete our beautiful entrances. Several folks in our community have volunteered to take this job on in the near future and we are looking forward to this as well.
Carey Chapel & Mt. Pleasant News
Forest and Carolyn Wilson to celebrate 50th anniversary Oct. 27
Rev. Charles Stuberfield from Ecru was the guest preacher at Carey Chapel Baptist Church Sunday, Oct. 21.
Holly Springs News
Fall revival set
Hopewell No. 1 members’ birthdays in October: Bobbie Govan, 2; Marksha Walton, 8; Willie M. DeBerry, 9; Marvin Walton, 11; Valerie Aldridge, 12; Datona Wicks, 12; Tina Waller Zinn, 14; Lakenya DeBerry, 16; first lady Henretta James, 19; Rethia Ann Reliford, 21; Kewan Houston, 25; and Terrel Kimmons, 27. The congregation sang “Happy Birthday” to all.
Our Choir Day will be Oct. 28, 3 p.m. Many choirs and solo singers have been invited. Cora Walton, president. Rev. Leroy James, host pastor. The public is invited to attend.
Marshall County Retired Education Personnel met Friday, Oct. 12, with president Jones presiding. Report from district meeting was given.
Marshall County Singing Union anniversary was Sunday at Jones Grove. The next meeting will be at Hopewell No. 1. Terry Kilpatrick, president.
Mrs. Helen Newsome’s nephew of St. Louis visited her recently.
Rev. Dewitt Glover, pastor of Harris Chapel, was the speaker at Marshall Singing Union Sunday.
Cara Walton and daughters visited their daughter and sister, Curressia Walton, student at Georgia Tech recently.
Hopewell No. 1’s fall revival will be for three nights, Oct. 24-26. The public is invited to attend.
Walton Chapel hosts Harvest Day Oct. 28
Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, neither be thou envious against the workings of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass and wither as the green herb. Trust in the Lord and do good; so shall thou dwell in the land and verily thou shalt be fed. Psalms 37:1-3
Recently, visitors for services at Greenfield Church were Rev. O.B. Boothe, three great-grandchildren, Misses Porshia, Barber and Kierra Boothe of Memphis, Tenn., Mrs. Paulettea McKinney and daughter Cassandra Briggs of Memphis, Mrs. Magdalene Hughes, Aysri Moore and Ms. Vannetter Moore of Batavia and Aurora, Ill.
After church services, the visitors spent the afternoon with Mrs. Elmira Curry.
Mrs. Troy M. Miller and son Calvin Miller were recent guests of her sister, Mrs. Elmira Curry and niece Mrs. Evelyn C. Elliott.
Mrs. Jamie M. Mitchell of Grand Rapid, Mich., visited with relatives in Waterford and Oxford last week.
District 15 of Bathsheba Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star will sponsor a salad and fashion show Sun., Oct. 28, 4 p.m. at Philadelphia MB Church fellowship hall. The public is invited.
Walton Chapel CME Church will render a Harvest Day program on Sun., Oct. 28, 3 p.m. Rev. Shawn Patton, pastor.
The public is invited.
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