Thursday, October 25, 2007
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.
Coldwater Hills Subdivision had an open house Saturday, Oct. 12 and Sunday, Oct. 14.
Forest and Carolyn Wilson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 27 at Whispering Woods.
Several in the community attended the funeral for Wayne Corey. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge. Burial was in Magnolia Cemetery in Collierville. Love and sympathy are expressed to the family.
Bobby and Martha Fant and myself attended the Ames Plantation annual Heritage Festival and Antique auction Saturday, Oct. 13.
Fred Lee Edwards is a patient at Baptist Collierville. A get well wish is sent to him.
Patricia Teel enjoyed a weekend trip to Mountain View, Ark., with her sisters, their husbands, her brother and wife recently.
Sarah Pannell visited her brother recently in Ohio, who is very ill.
My grandson, Lt. Paul Goode, came by to visit with me Thursday afternoon. He has completed his Army training as a combat engineer in Fort Benning, Ga. He was on his way to Fort Leonardwood, Mo., for more training.
When all the kids were at home and working in the field in the hot summer, after dinner when all had rested, my husband, would say, “Who wants to go cool off in Coldwater River?” No one objected. Coldwater River received its right name. That water was ice cold.
We all loaded in the old pickup truck and were on our way. We had a nice place to swim down below the bridge. Kids and adults in the community found out about the swimming place. Some boys tied a rope to a tree limb and would swing out into the river and drop in the water.
I remember one Saturday afternoon a bunch of kids and parents went for a swim. There were so many, I was afraid someone would drown. One boy almost did. I was standing on the bank and saw what was happening. I was hollering and clapping my hands for someone to help him. He was going under the second time before someone realized what was happening. That broke up the swimming for the day.
Carey Chapel Baptist Church held baptism services in Coldwater River. I was baptized and so was my husband and others also. The water looks awful now. Every time I pass the river, I look out over the water and reminisce.
What a good time we all had swimming in Coldwater River.
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