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February is almost gone and the third month of this year begins. No sunshine yet today, but no snow either, so guess we’re doing pretty good.
The Macomb Sunshine Club met Wednesday at the Lion’s Den in Mansfield with five members present. They were Marilyn Wilson, Loretta Hall, Ruth Bradshaw, Robin McNeil and Joan Gray. Three members had other obligations.
Our devotional was by Loretta and she chose George Washington as an example of truth and living a good life. Our roll call was comments about Abraham Lincoln and there were many comments.
I guess you could say we celebrated their birthdays.
When I grew up our one room school had large pictures of the two famous presidents. One on one side and one on the other up above our chalk board in the front of the room.
We had a good lunch, visited and returned home. Visitors were Leo Bradshaw, my driver, and Duane McNeil, Robin’s husband.
On March 8, Bill and Susie Parmenter will celebrate their 50th anniversary. They were married by Bro. Archie Halford of Norwood, at the time. He lived next place east of the bank, here. He married a large number of people. He lived near Brushyknob most his life. Bill and Susie live near Norwood and have two girls and one son and one grandson, Mr. Doyle and Vonda Bungard, Mrs. Bert (Teresa) Smith and Bill Parmenter, wife and little Billy Parmenter. Happy anniversary and hopefully many more.
Sorry about Janice (Kelley) Delcour being very ill. They finally found a donor for the blood marrow but it didn’t help. They had trouble finding one that matched. I hear she has come home from Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. She is the daughter of the late Rex and Wava Kelley of Norwood. Wava lives in Lebanon where Janice has lived and worked for several years. Janice and her sister, Joy, attended and graduated from Norwood High School. Rex was a former Wright County Sheriff. We hope and pray she will get better soon.
Dwight and Joan Collins have set a doublewide mobile home down at the lake near Theodosia. They will be going there quite often to rest and fish, etc. He loves to fish. They milked a large herd for sometime but have sold them and are taking life easier. Their son is milking there, I think.
Shawn Chadwell has taken over the Taylor Auction Service and joined it with his service. The Taylor Auction service is well known in the area.
Our company this week consisted of our grandchildren this week. Dustin Chadwell brought his son Justin and baby girl Kali one night this week. Their mother, Christy, had to work at a ball game at school. Kali has just learned to walk. We all enjoy her.
Hope our readers have a good week.
I enjoyed seeing friends at the beauty shop, yesterday. I hadn’t seen John and Vic Moles for a while. I want to visit with Carol Rhoades one afternoon. I tried to call her and the line was always busy