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Hello from our home to your home. I will try and catch everyone up on the new from the last two weeks.
Residents handed out candy to the trick or treaters on October 30th. We had a lot of ghosts and
goblins, but more princesses came out this year. Mark Garrison, Molly Henderson, Sharon Karcher and Connie Burris enjoyed helping the residents hand out treats to the trick or treaters.
All of the church activities were well attended.
The Nimble Thimble Quilting Club was here and started a new quilt top. Ladies helping quilt were
Ruth Evans, Audrey Turner, Marie King, Thelma Chisam, Collen Lakey and Wanda Huffman.
Everyone enjoys watching as they set up the quilting racks. Residents love to visit with them.
Thursday morning Connie Burris and Ruth Evans loaded up the residents for a trip down to
Ozark County. Coy Turner was our guide and he took us down JJ highway back across Foil to
95 highway and then up the back side of Squires.
Residents going on the trip were Laura Lansdown, Bill Herrington, Ethel Posey, Helen Allen, and Coy Turner.
In the afternoon a trip to Sonic was made by Wilda Bench, Helen Allen, Jean Morrissey and Norma
Kennedy. We enjoyed a trip down Y highway and ended up on west 76 before coming home.
Friday morning Nifty Nails were done and the 1st Sonshine Group was here for a morning of singing and fellowship.
Norma Stillings was here for piano music before Saturday church.
Larry Moore was here for Sunday school.
Goodhope Nazarene was here for the afternoon service followed by Redbank Church. Residents love to come out and listen to music.
Monday morning the Fa-La-La’s were here with the program being led by Marlene Cobb. Evelyn Harper was here to call games for the residents.
Ava Victory Academy visited Wednesday morning the 2nd and 3rd graders entertained the residents with songs of encouragement and salvation. Moriah Hatcher, Star James, Samantha Williams, Sherra
Vanderstein, Eden Little, Josh Parsons, James Pueppke, Joseph Greico, Eli Miller and Jaren Adams students of Mr. Parsons and Ms. Williams.
In the afternoon it was time for the monthly birthday party. Roy Murrill, Joan Lawrence and Sonya Howerton played music for the party. Residents having birthdays this month were Tony Hodges, Peggy Jenkins, Coy Turner, Willene Adams, Robert Adams and Nadine Seale. The Bethany
Baptist Church provided the cakes, which were served by Darlene Sorenson, Bobbie Priddy, Norma Stillings and Linda Wood. Residents raved about the cakes and especially the German chocolate cake. Darlene Soreneson
played horseshoes with the residents after the party. Ava Full Gospel Church was here for the evening service. The residents appreciate the youth for coming out and ministering to them. We appreciate the youth pastor, Bro. Dusty Combs.
Thursday morning Ruth Evans played games with the residents, while Mindy Stout and Connie Burris got the fish fryers ready for the fish fry. The residents had been down to S and H Catfish
Farm and caught the catfish, so the day was finally here for fish fry. Residents enjoyed fresh catfish, coleslaw, fried potatoes and onions and chocolate pie. Raoma Henning was here singing karaoke for the residents. They loved her wonderful singing voice. In the afternoon Roxie Heimeyer, Nadine Seale, Tom Hawkins and
Helen Allen made a trip Sonic and then toured the water towers, looking at how different they all are.
Karen Sellers was here for finger nails, everyone enjoyed her cookies she brought.
Norma Stillings was here on Saturday morning for piano music followed by Saturday Church.
On Sunday morning Larry Moore was here for Sunday school and in the afternoon Skyline Full Gospel Church was here with Bro. Bobby Page.
Congratulations on Pat Clubb and Bill Whittaker on getting to go home this week. We would like to welcome new residents to our home, they are Florence Shelton, Norma Frye, Howard McGill, Ruth Hall, Marie Long and
God Bless You From Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center in Ava, MO.