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Eastern Gate Church is having a canoe trip planned Saturday, June 4. They are coming back to the church to eat and have a memorial service for Ethan Hutchinson. It was one year ago May 28 that he went home to be with the Lord. Just think new body, new home and no worries. A place where everything is beautiful and perfect, no sin and no sickness. A place you don’t want to miss. Some go young and some go old. You never know when. The Loveland Brothers, Jeff and Bob, are to sing. Rev. James Orick, Rev. Jon Mitchell and Rev. Donald Potter will speak. Everyone most welcome.
James will be preaching Sunday and Sunday night, June 5 at Garrison Baptist Church. The church is located on Hwy. 125 in Garrison. Everyone welcome.
Janie Morrison visited Junior and Betty Halcomb. John and Connie Siler and granddaughter, Adalynn Siler came and visited.
Happy 16th birthday to Calab Morrison. Calab and Jayme Morrison visited their grandparents, George and Janie Morrison. Phyllis Bloomer and daughter, Ginger Gastineau, visited their Uncle George and Aunt Janie. The Morrison’s son, Bo, and their daughter, Rhonda, visited. Janie and sister-in-law, Jean Loomis, went to Garrison, Chadwick, Selmore and Fairview Cemeteries decorationg graves of their loved ones.
Friday, Phyllis Bloomer and Ginger Gastineau brought their cousins, Betty and Peggy, the daughters of Clarence and Chloe (Nelson) Harvil out to the Highlonesome Cemetery. George and Janie Morrison and Dillon and Carol Morrison met them there and had a good visit. Peggy called me last week and talked for awhile. She seems like a nice lady.
Saturday night James and me attended the Fourth Saturday Night Singing at Mt. Olive Church. Ruth (Shine) Swearengin and her sister, Dorsey (Shine) Dalton attended. We looked over the Highlonesome Cemetery at the beautiful flowers on the graves. There was lots of good food served and we enjoyed visiting.
Saturday morning Rex and Shirley Halcomb, James and Linda Orick, James’ sister, Christy Lakey and grandchildren, Hunter and Shelby Crossland decorated at Highlonesome Cemetery. James, Linda, Chris, Hunter and Shelby went on to Boston Cemetery and to Hall Cemetery at Ongo. Chris and grandkids visited in our home Saturday morning.
Sunday James preached at Garrison Missionary Baptist Church. We really enjoyed it and they had one special song which was good. We enjoyed visiting with them.
Sunday Rex and Shirley Halcomb came over. We went to the Stillings Cemetery. Rex and Linda’s grandparents and several relatives are buried there. We stopped by Highlonesome Cemetery where our parents, brother and brother-in-law are buried.
Mike Bodine, Larry Maggard, Marvin Hampton, Dustin Burkhart and several others have enjoyed fishing at Warsaw. Due to high water around here serveral are fishing at Warsaw.
Rex and Shirley Halcomb went to Temple Hill to decorate her loved ones graves.
Dwight, Dawn and Madison Maggard visited his grandmother, Iona Maggard Monday and mowed her yard and mowed it last week for her. Iona said she appreciated all the prayers, phone calls and visitors since her son, Ervin’s illness. He is better, but he does still need your prayers. Appreciation to the Sandy Church for putting him on their prayer chain.
Monday, Memorial Day Chadwick Baptist Temple hosted a fish fry. We had lots of good food and fellowship.
Several gathered Sunday at th Harvill Cemetery and Kirby (Coy) Nelson was there. He was able to do a jig. Ralph Hutchinson has it on video. He will be 101 years old on September 1. Take care, we need to know Coy’s secret for a long life.