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James and David Halcomb had a good fishing trip Friday, November 19. James had a two week vacation and David had one week off.
I was glad to hear Wyatt Applegate’s surgery went good. His grandpa, Jerry Nelson, told James he was back home. Jerry’s company was Jim Anderson, Doug Nelson, Jeff Powell and James Orick.
Tuesday, November 23, James and Linda Orick visited his sister, Sybill Harvill. She has the shingles and they are very annoying. Her children and grandchildren have been visiting.
On Sunday, November 21 James Orick preached at Cardwell Missionary Baptist Church. After services James and me and Dennis and Jenny Downs ate at Subway in Ava. James got really sick, some of the meat did not agree. Monday and Tuesday he still didn’t feel very good.
Some wanted us to come to their Thanksgiving supper at Eastern Gate. He was too sick.
Jason and Shawna (Fugate) Phillips of Oklahoma have a new baby boy, Cale Easton. He arrived at eight pounds and four ounces. He has a twenty-one year old sister, Jena.
Lucsa and Julia Hampton visited Iona Maggard recently.
Sybil Harvill and grandson, Keith Williams visited Steve and Shirley Clark and saw their new mobile home recently. Sybil said it sure had a lot of room and closet space. Sybil had Thanksgiving dinner at her daughter’s. Those attending at Shirley and Steve’s were Keith Williams, Chance Gideon, Betty Mitchell, Ada and Cindy Clark. Sybil enjoyed Thanksgiving supper at her sons, Gary and Sandra Harvill’s also joining them were Shellie, Clint, Colton and Wyatt Marler, Casey, Kim and Garrett Ewing and Mickey and Debbie Harvill.
Connie and John Siler enjoyed having her parents, Junior and Betty Halcomb; her brother, David and their children and grandchildren, Brad, Patty and Adalynn Siler, Amanda, Brad, Hope, Kaylee, Araina and Kegan Evans for dinner Thursday, Thanksgiving Day.
Betty Satterfield, J.D. and Larry Morrison enjoyed Thanksgiving Day at Betty’s sons, Jim and Diane Satterfield.
Christy and Chris Lakey had Thanksgiving dinner Sunday at their home for their family Doyle and Goldie Lakey, Violet Lakey, Kathy Lunday, Chad and Amanda Medley, Ashlee and Brady Rowland, Wendy Crossland, Hunter and Shelby, Tony Lakey and James and Linda Orick. We had lots of food and visiting and some played games. We had lots of pies. It was quite the feast. You think of all the food left over and lots of folks don’t have. I am sure it was taken care of later. Warmed leftovers are good and we always take food home if we want it.
My sympathy sent to Betty Thompson and family. She lost her daughter and son recently very close together. Betty is such a sweet lady. We always enjoy her when we attend Bruner Baptist Church.
My sympathy also to the Braden family. They lost Manford (Snook) as we all know him. As some would say, there never will be another Snook. He is Mary Thompson’s nephew.
Saturday evening God called another one away, Jerry Schreiner. My sympathy sent to all the family.
Jean Loomis of Chadwick had family members for Thanksgiving supper in her home. George and Janie Morrison, Bo, Racheal, Calab and Jayme Morrison, Rhonda, Leslie and friend and Courtney and children.
Visiting George and Janie were Phyllis Bloomer and grandson, Austin Gastineau and she had daughter, Pepper’s three daughters with her, David Halcomb and Dillon and Brandon Morrison.
James and David Halcomb fished Saturday. They didn’t have much luck but a lot of fun and laughs were reported.
Cody Ellison and Carl Hampton also were fishing. The boys found Cody’s billfold, which he was thankful to get back.
I visited Junior and Betty Halcomb and stopped by Sybil Harvill’s Saturday. She was expecting grandson, Nathan Harvill and wife and two of her family members. Coming to see them at Sybil’s were Nathan’s dad, Bob, Gary and Sandra Harvill, Mickey and Debbie Harvill, Clint, Shellie, Colton and Wyatt Marler and Kim and Garrett Ewing.
Iona Maggard spent Thanksgiving Day with her son, Ervin and Sandra and their children and grandchildren of Ozark. Sunday Ervin, Sandra and daughter, Valerie, Austin and Casey ate dinner with Iona.
Mt. Olive had their singing and Thanksgiving supper Saturday night. George and Janie Morrison attended Snook Braden’s visitation. Rex and Shirley Halcomb also went. A large crowd attended.
Rev. Dennis Downs preached Sunday, November 28 at Cardwell Missionary Baptist Church. James said he preached a good message and had good services. Next Sunday, December 5 Rev. James Orick will be the speaker. It starts at 11 a.m. each Sunday. For more information call 683-2689. Everyone welcome.
Have a good weekend.