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This Thursday most folks will enjoy family and friends, giving thanks to our forefathers who made America, our land, not forgetting our supreme sacrifice for Thanksgiving.
A belated anniversary wish to Harold and Velma Strain. Harold shared his good turnip crop with many folks at Tuesday night music party and on Wednesday brought me and other friends our share of them. We appreciate Harold. Another good friend, Troy Harper, shared with me also, a few weeks ago.
The Ladies Prayer Brunch at Lilly Ridge Church Saturday was well attended by 78 people. One of them being our sound man, Daniel Wallace, in the church for the program. Many area churches were represented. We appreciate our church ladies who worked hard decorating our fellowship hall and planning the meal for so many.
Installation of 2011 O.E.S. officers at Gainesville, Chapter 432 is this Saturday at 2 p.m. following a 1:00 p.m. dinner.
Lilly Ridge Extension Club will have their December meeting at Lynn Bentele’s home on Monday the 6th, and sacks will be filled to deliver to several folks who live alone for Christmas.
The memorial service was Friday morning for R.J. Ebrite, at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home. His friend, Wayne St. Onge, gave a good memorial service. He was from Marshfield and ministers with song to nursing homes, hospitals and to any place where he sees the need to help people. He is a great minister.
Jeri Miller had nephews visiting her from Tennessee over deer season. They helped get in her winter wood, and Mearl Satterfield had it saved up ahead of time, from the woods, for them to saw to stove length.
Best wishes to Anna Larson as she hasn’t felt up to par the past weeks. She is seeing her doctor again in Mountain Home.
Best wishes to Tara Miller who is to have gall bladder surgery this Wednesday at Baxter Regional Medical Center.
I had a call Sunday afternoon from Maxine Smith.
Peggy Helms remains in our prayers in her health problems. Also Mary (Labree) Piland, who I visited with in town one day last week. She has some serious health problems also.
Bro. Danny Norton delivered good sermons Sunday morning and evening. Everyone is welcome to come to Lilly Ridge and make it your church home. Wednesday evening Bible study is now in the book of Genesis and very interesting. A large group of young folks attend Wednesday night services also and have their own classes with dedicated teachers.
The Women’s Ministeries at Lilly Ridge Church have their annual nutmeats supply this week in time for holiday baking. All have arrived since last week except the mixed nuts and they will come soon.
Happy birthday to Keith Davis, November 22 and happy anniversary to Larry and Christy Davis on November 27.
I appreciate the leaf raking done by Lyndon Pitcock last week. I have piles of them to burn when the wind is calm. I certainly had a bountiful supply and they provided shade when the hot sun was beaming down last summer.
Best wishes to Don and Betty Decker and friends hope their health improves soon. They were missed at church Sunday.
Ida Mae Huse kept busy making all her meeting places most of last week. She is a busy person as usual and now keeping up with nutmeat sales.
Just a thought, “courage is the art of being the only one who knows you are scared to death.”