Thursday, June 7, 2012
Taylors celebrate anniversary
Kathy and Emma Elgin recently returned from a trip to Dauphin Island, Ala.
Melinda and Elizabeth Skelton travelled to Oklahoma City, Ok., where they attended the Women’s College World Series. Also, Elizabeth played in a softball tournament with her travel team, Shockers.
Patsy, Mitch and Grace Tutor of Hattiesburg are the summer guests of Martha Mitchell, Jamie Brigance and children, Stevie and Drew. The trio belong to J.J. and Steven Tutor.
Happy anniversary wishes to Sarah and Jason Taylor! The couple celebrated Tuesday.
Andy Burleson, son of Pam and Barry Burleson, is working at the University of South Alabama this summer. He will be helping with basketball while there.
Jenna Berryhill and Kevin Richardson II to wed June 9 at Bethel Baptist Church
Terry and Bonnie Berryhill of Potts Camp are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Irene Berryhill, to Kevin Blake Richardson II of Memphis, Tenn., the son of Kevin and Greta Richardson of Memphis.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jean Berryhill and the late Floyd “Bud” Berryhill and the late W.F. “Dub” and Irene Poe, all of Potts Camp.
She is a 2008 graduate of West Union Attendance Center and received her associate of applied science in 2012 from Northeast Community College. She is pursuing a career as a registered nurse.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Nancy Richardson and the late P.G. Richardson, and R.D. Crider and the late Doris Crider, all of Memphis. He is a 2007 graduate of Ridgeway High School in Memphis. He is a technology specialist at Memphis City Schools.
The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. on June 9, 2012, at Bethel Baptist Church in Etta, with Bro. Harvey Reeves as the officiating minister.
All friends and family are invited to attend.
Christina Teel and Brandon Smith to wed June 30 at First Baptist
Mrs. Maynard Anderson Teel of Mt. Pleasant is pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of her daughter, Bonnie Christina, to Brandon Dewayne Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Dewayne Smith of Corinth.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Paulette Teel and the late Maynard Teel of Mt. Pleasant. Her grandparents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Paul Whaley of Potts Camp and Mr. and Mrs. Knox Teel of Mt. Pleasant.
The prospective groom is the son of David and Sharan Smith of Corinth. He is the grandson of Lois Kiddy and the late Carroll Kiddy and Letra Smith and the late Verlon Smith of Corinth.
Christina is a graduate of Marshall Academy. She graduated in 2009 with a B.A. in English from Blue Mountain College and received her M.A. in English from the University of Memphis in 2011. She is currently employed at Blue Mountain College.
Brandon is a graduate of Alcorn Central High School. He attended Northeast Community College and received a B.S.Ed. in social science from Blue Mountain College in 2009. He is currently employed at Walmart in Corinth.
The couple will exchange vows at First Baptist Church of Holly Springs on June 30, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. A reception at the Wall Doxey State Park Lodge will follow the ceremony. All friends and family are invited to attend.
Shauntrice Snow and Allen Everett to wed June 16 at Whispering Woods
Willie and Thelma Snow of Holly Springs are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Shauntrice Sherrel Snow to Allen Alexander Everett, son of Troy and Patricia Wright and the late Allen Everett of Holly Springs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bernice Oliver and the late Wesley B. Oliver, Orange and Lorine Snow of Holly Springs.
She is a 2002 graduate of Holly Springs High School.
The prospective groom is the grandson of John and Onnie Washington, Melvin and Pearlie Everett of Ashland.
He is a 2000 honor graduate of Holly Springs High School and a 2007 honor graduate of Vatterott College in HVAC/R, currently employed at Nucor Steel in Memphis, Tenn.
The wedding will be at 3:30 p.m., June 16, 2012, at Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center in Olive Branch, with a reception immediately following.
Jason and Cameron Rhea are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Marlee Wilson Rhea, born Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Baptist East Women’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Van Malone of Mt. Pleasant and Odis Rhea of Michigan City.
Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Strickland of Holly Springs.
Great-grandparents are Mrs. James Michael Haffey of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Wes Strickland of Southaven and Mrs. James F. Wilson of Carrollton.
Museum to receive new portrait
Thank the Lord for the much needed rain. The rain came with a darkening of the sky, lots of loud noise, wild wind, and clashing of thunderation and it was only a few feet above our heads. According to my rain gauge, we were given two inches of water.
This week we had a visitor from Macedonia (above present day Greece) which is where Paul went on his third missionary journey in the New Testament. The visitor was very beautiful. I asked her about Macedonia. Her reply was, “Everybody’s like me.” The country was formed from what used to be Yugoslavia.
Our other visitors were from California to Virginia and Wisconsin to Texas. They came to see the Marshall County Historical Museum, this eighth wonder of the world.
We have delightful new help at the museum -- Martha Fitch and Meredith Gray (widow of Dickie). We still have capable Jennifer who has been with us since 2003.
On June 15 we are planning a very special day here at the museum. David Person has commissioned a new portrait of his ancestor, the remarkable Judge James F. Trotter, to be painted. The judge lived from 1802 to 1866. The judge did a lot in his lifetime.
Most men would have felt fulfilled to have attained one thing Judge Trotter accomplished. Among his great feats were being a U.S. senator, a state senator, serving on the High Court of Error and Appeals for the state, vice chancellor for the northern district, and the second lawyer to teach at the Ole Miss law school. When he died at age 64, he was the circuit judge. The judge had a life of brilliant deeds and services to the world. His life was a series of distinguished endeavors of public service.
The new portrait will be presented by Helen Hopkins in the memory of her beloved late husband, Frank Trotter Hopkins. Numerous cousins and relatives of Judge Trotter will be here to celebrate his life. The ceremony will be at 3 p.m. and you are invited.
During the Depression when I was small, the neighborhood children would go over on Van Dorn and play “Tarzan” and swing on a grapevine cliff over the deep land drop off. One day Jane and I went to play “Tarzan.” I reached out to grab the vine and when I looked down, there was a dead man covered in blood lying there. Quickly Jane and I ran home to tell my mother. I went flying into the house and said, “Mother, there is a dead man in the ditch!” She said, “Don’t say such things!” to which I replied, “But it’s true!” She called my father, who called the police and they went down to check out the man. It turned out the man was a hobo who had been injured when he fell off the train two blocks down the street. He had not eaten in days but he wasn’t quite dead – just unconscious. My father and police got the man to the doctor and saved his life.
The museum is open most of the time, five days a week, sometimes on Saturday and never on Sunday (that’s the Lord’s day). We open at 10 a.m. (sometimes I’m late) and close at 5 p.m. except when I close early. You could call ahead and check.
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