Thursday, January 9, 2014
Potts Camp News
Robert and Jackie Luther celebrate 47th anniversary
“For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” II Corinthians 4:6.
Bobby Smithwick called on Saturday, Dec. 28, to say that Ernest Reece, a former classmate of his (PCHS Class of 1950-51), died the previous day. He attended the visitation and funeral service at First Baptist Church in Charleston on Sunday, Dec. 29. Joann Gholston Cox and Jack McCallum were also classmates. Sympathy is extended to his wife, Neva, and family.
Sympathy is also extended to the families of Roger V. Cox; Rev. Homer Worsham; Tommy Smith; Arthur McMullen; Thomas W. Barkley; and to Joan Cox in the loss of her sister.
Guests of Joyce Clayton on Christmas Day were Merion and David Hunsucker, Tammy Cobb and children, Kinsey and Colton, all of Ashland; Lynn, Martha and Jamie Goolsby; and Dustin and Hanna Minor.
Visitors of Jean Whaley on Christmas Day were most all of her children, who came for breakfast. She said it was one of the best Christmases her family has had in a long time and they all had a wonderful day. Attending were Dickie and Anita Whaley of Saltillo; David, Cindy, Wyatt, Brittany, Emily, and Courtney Whaley of Blue Mountain; Darryl, Andrea and Anna Grace Whaley of Horn Lake; Leslie and Bit Stanton and Chelsea and Dexter Anderson of this community and Gary and Kalee Stanton of New Albany.
Congratulations to Hanna (Goolsby) Minor who graduated from Delta State University on Dec. 14 with a degree in elementary education. She will be teaching in the Marshall County School system as a fourth grade teacher at Potts Camp. Those from this community who attended the graduation were her grandmother Joyce Clayton; parents Lynn and Martha Goolsby; and brother, Jamie.
Congratulations to Robert and Jackie Luther, who will be celebrating their 47th wedding anniversary Monday, Jan. 13. They are wished many more happy years together. Also, they enjoyed having their granddaughter, Makaliah Luther, as their guest over the holidays.
While shopping in This and That recently, owner Ken Harrison mentioned that he will, very soon, have more space to better serve his customers. He has new and used furniture and appliances for sale as well as other miscellaneous items and wishes everyone a Happy New Year! He also visited his daughter and grandchildren in Piedmont, Mo., over the Christmas holidays.
Terry and Kathryn Scarbrough of Houston, Texas, visited in the home of Mitch and Jeanette Stone on Saturday, Dec. 28. While in town they visited with other friends as well. It is always good to see them and the topic of conversation always leads back to her parents, Harry and Rose Jones who were pillars of the community
First Baptist Church held a Watch Night service on New Year’s Eve from 7-9 p.m. with food, singing, a message and good fellowship.
Christmas was celebrated at the home of Robert and Jean King on Saturday, Dec. 28, for members of her family. On Friday night having dinner together at Coffee’s Fish and Steak House on Highway 30 were John and Sue McAlexander of Rockwall, Texas; Paula Smith, Kyle and Clancey Brownlee and children, all of Wesson; Scott and Christy Brownlee and children of New Albany; Jennifer Chain and children of Brandon; and Carol Lynn Gurley. They were joined by Carey McAlexander of Petal for their family Christmas lunch on Saturday. An enjoyable time was had by all and they look forward to their next family gathering.
Jean Whaley visited her son Darryl and family in Horn Lake after Christmas and also visited her cousin Joan Kelly before returning home.
On Tuesday, Dec. 31, Harold and Nancy Green, Margaret Hart and I drove to Humboldt, Tenn., to visit with an aunt. We enjoyed the trip as the weather was beautiful and also enjoyed visiting with our Aunt Margrette and her friends. On the way we had lunch at the Old Country Restaurant at Casey Jones Village in Jackson, Tenn. It is always a treat to visit the store, eat and look around at the nostalgic items they have for sale.
Happy birthday to Gunner Howell, who turned 1 year old Jan. 4. A party was held in his honor Jan. 5.
A big Happy Birthday goes out to Lamar Day who will be celebrating his 89th on Thursday, Feb. 9.
Happy birthday to the following: Mike Poole (Jan. 9), Robert Luther (Jan. 10), Daniel Bolden and Audrey Poole (Jan. 11), Chris Christian, Betty Duncan, Shirley Dillard and Ann Edlin (Jan. 13), Sandra Holmes (Jan. 14).
Prayer list: Gayle Ash, Adam Burge, Matthew Cooper, Steve Culver, Coy DeBerry, Taylor and Tucker Goode, David Louis Hammond, June Ash Huey, Jay Hurdle, Terri Kitchens, Troy Leopard, Elizabeth Morris, Wade Murphy, Junior Overall, Wesley Poole, Ernest Reece, Gladys Rhynes, Larry Robbins, David Rooker, Mike Shaw, Pam Sparks, and Cooper Vaughn.
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