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It was a much nicer day for church on Sunday, though some of our congregation still suffer from the “bug”. Many in the community complain of it “hanging on”. Hopefully, everyone will recover shortly and be back in church, we miss each one. Sympathy to Lloyd Shumate in the loss of his sister, Wanda.
Brother Dennis used a familiar scripture for his lesson Sunday morning, “without the shedding of blood, there is no remission of sin”. We know Jesus did for us what we could not do for ourselves, he went to the cross.
Sunday evening at 6 we will have Brother Doug and Catrina Irwin as our musical guests, please join us if you can.
Glad to report Mae Cox saw her doctor Tuesday and got her cast removed and good news from her x-rays. Tom and Donna go often and bring her groceries and food. Lauren and Hunter Hall came with them one day last weekend. Martin and Mary Ann Hathcock visited Mae Tuesday of this week. Mae always has calls from her family in other states, “keeping their eye on her.”
Company for Bessie Hall last week was Jewell Elliott, Shaun Elliott and Carla Wilson. Bessie also had long phone visits with her sister and niece, Lucy Forest and Pauline McGraw in Alabama. This week visitors were Jewell, J.C. Hall, Tim Hall, Lisa Johnson and Carla Wilson.
Jadon Lansdown spent a couple of days with his grandparents last week while he was a little under the weather.
Paul Cox came to visit Myrl Cox last Saturday, glad he is doing better. Berniece Miller also visited Myrl.
Martin and Mary Ann enjoyed having Zoie Glossip come to visit with grandma Pat Smith. Pat also visited her parents one day this week.
Martin Hathcock visited Harold and Kay Hutchison last Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Elliott attended the funeral in Ozark last Wednesday for Larry Case.
Tom and Jewell visited James and Tammy Elliott one evening this week.
Visiting at different times in the Tom Elliott home was Jeff Elliott, Carla and Jim Hearod, Mr. and Mrs. Shaun Elliott and children, James Elliott. Tom and Jewell visited Albert and Doris Elliott one evening last week.
Dylan and Morgan Clements spent last Tuesday night with Harold and Kay Hutchison.
Harold and Kay Hutchison visited Harlin and Shirley Hutchison and family in West Plains Saturday afternoon. They later attended a Grizzley basketball game at the Civic Center.
Kay Hutchison enjoyed attending church at Oak Grove Sunday night with Jim and Maxine Lund.