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Sorry about the death of our 98 year old dear friend, Evie Harmon. She passed away at Autumn Oaks last Sunday. She was taken to southern Arkansas for services and burial by her husband. Evie had no children and came here to be near her niece, Bonnie Harris. She was at the care center to finish recovering from a recent fall that broke her leg. She belonged to the Church of Christ and attended in Mountain Grove.
Jerry Richardson is very ill. Remember him in your prayers.
Mrs. Jeff Watts has been very ill with pneumonia and it was not diagnosed right away and she passed out at home, alone. She later got help and was taken to Cox South and had surgery that evening. She will remain in Cox for about four more days. We pray she’ll be home with her husband and three children then.
Lowell Bradshaw, his wife and daughter has gone to Wyoming for a visit and Lowell wants to elk hunt. They moved back here some time ago and built a new home. He met his wife there when he was in service and they remained there until a few years ago.
Ronnie Atchison is home and doing some work in his shop. He’ll have to be very careful. They told him he would have pneumonia for a month or two. It must be different considerably to what we used to have.
Teresa Chadwell drove Leo and I to Branson Wednesday, and Leo got new hearing aids. They work good. The neighbors will have to use their own tv now, ha!
Tomorrow is my 86th birthday. Most women don’t reveal their age, but I am glad I’m still around. The girls are taking us to Branson tonight to see Vicki Lawrence. I always enjoyed her on tv. I talked to my cousin, Nadine, and she says she’ll be 90 on her birthday. She doesn’t know I told this but she doesn’t get the paper so I’m safe. She lives in Moore, Okla.
Donnasue Cottengim has moved her office from her home to the former beauty shop building here in town that Danny Page and Randy Cottengim built. Donnasue’s business sends workers to assist the elderly in their homes. I can’t think of the name of it.
Rex Bradshaw is getting a good start on the new parts store just across from the school. He’s moving from old 60 Hwy. west. They moved the Mead house that formerly sat where they are building to just north of Lazy Lee’s store. It looks fine, there. I don’t know if it has been rented or not. I’m sure it will be.
The lawn mowers will begin to get a rest. There’s always something nice about every season but I hate to say goodbye to the nice summer and fall. Time goes so fast. We’ll be back where we are now before we know it.
Norwood Junior High got beaten at Mansfield Thursday night. They tied and played it off and Norwood was beaten.