Tillatoba Baptist Plan Homecoming Event
Finally the temperature has dropped a little and the rain we had was much appreciated. Maybe for those of you who planted turnip greens, it will be a big help. I put all of my house plants outside to get some of that magical sky liquid. It brightened them up over night.
Get well wishes go out to Bubba Howe who fell off a horse and broke his ankle. Bubba had surgery in the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford late Saturday night and was released from the hospital Tuesday.
Your writer visited Bobbie Hartley Thursday morning and took her a pot of flowers (the kind that doesn’t need watering) and a birthday card. She is a young 78 years old and gets around like a fifty year old. I know I couldn’t keep up with her and all the steps she takes a day. Miss Bobbie, know that you are loved very much and thanks for being such an inspiration in my life.
Get well wishes go out to Kay Whitaker who is a patient in the Baptist Memorial Hospital at Oxford. Kay had surgery recently for cancer. They removed a tumor that was wrapped around her stomach and intestine. She will start chemo when she gets over this. I know Mr. James and Jimbo will take real good care of you, Kay.
A special Happy Birthday goes out to my friend, Susan Bell of Caledonia who will celebrate Thursday, the 13.
A correction from last weeks news–Tommy and Debbie McCool celebrated their wedding Anniversary the 11, not their daughter Angela and husband, Pat. Angela did celebrate her birthday the 9th though. She sang a beautiful song before our morning worship service Sunday morning that brought tears to my eyes. The Lord has really blessed Angela with several special talents and she uses them at the Tillatoba Baptist Church.
Your writer visited with Pat Robinson for a short while Saturday afternoon and she said she was feeling some better since coming home from the hospital and was planning on coming to Sunday School or the Worship Service. Said she didn’t think she could make both, but the Lord saw fit for her to attend both.
Happy Birthday to two sweet cousins of mine, David Robinson who celebrated Sunday, the 9th and To Emily Tillman who celebrated hers Monday,the 10th. and also to Tray Pegram who will celebrate on the 15th and to little Hannah Beavers who celebrated her first birthday the 5th. Another sweet little girl to celebrate her first birthday Saturday, the 15th, is Harleigh Stanford daughter of Gordon and Jennifer Stanford.
J.R. Hollis of Cascilla spent the day with David and Mindy Robinson Sunday and attended Church Services with them.
The Oakland Bridge club met Monday with Isabelle Hays as hostess. Nell Cox was a guest in the absence of Kay Lutjemeyer, who entertained a friend from Oakland,Tenn. with lunch at the China Cabinet. Kay’s friend had driven down to attend Bible Study with the Oakland ladies. Janie Womble won High Score and Nell Cox won Bingo.
Martha Toole of Grenada came Sunday and played the piano for our church services. After morning services, she ate lunch with your writer and David.
Billy and Elouise Pegram visited their son, Tracy Pregram, and attended church with him Sunday morning. It was nice having Miss Elouise in our Sunday School class and to see Mr. Billy up and about.
Bro. Rickey and Sherry Harris visited Greg Sullivan last Saturday at the University Hospital in Jackson. Greg is home now and doing good. We are hoping that the antibiotic he is having to take twice daily for six weeks through the IV will take care of his problem.
B.A. McKinney is in the hospital at Charleston suffering from a stroke. As of this writing he was holding his own. B.A., I hope you get to feeling much better real soon. I know all of those grandkids and great grans miss you.
Zachary and Nicolas Walker of Batesville visited with their aunt Charlene Adams Saturday. Charlene’s grandson,Darren Adams, celebrated his second birthday with a party Sunday at his home in Tennessee. Tractors were the gift of the day. Big, medium, and little tractors and a tractor birthday cake. Those attending were David, Donya, Dayton, Dawson from the home. Out of town guest were Grandparents Don and Jean, Jerri and Mickey(sorry,I didn’t get their last name)from south Mississippi, Charlene Adams, Buddy and Bud Adams of Coffeeville. Terri Adams and Whitt Gillespy from Ponotoc, Jeff and Jessica Adams and family from Bruce and Clark and Susan of Ponotoc.
Eugene, Peggy and Erik Bailey attended the McCain family reunion at Cossar Park Saturday. Peggy said she took fresh butter beans and peas and they tore them up. About fifty attended the reunion.
George and Jessie Williams ate supper with Billy and Connie Brassel of Grenada recently. Jessie said Connie and Billy cooked out for them and it was delicious. George took her out to the Truck Stop to eat Sunday after church.
Mark and Fay Hartley, Nathan and Kristi had a big Birthday lunch for their mother and grandmother, Bobbie Hartley last Sunday after church. Bobbie said everything was mighty good.
We have been missing Shelia Jackson at church lately. She went on a trip then after she came home she got an eye infection and hasn’t been able to come. We have also missed her daughter, Nyree and Eddie Jarrell and family. I think they have been under the weather also.
Sheila McKinney and Greg Sullivan had a cook out recently for a few family and friends. Sheila has been so good about helping us with Greg’s IV. I am getting pretty good at it now though and they have been letting me do it more often.
Start making plans now to attend our Homecoming at the Tillatoba Baptist Church the 30th of September. Bro. Mike Ramage of Hernando will be our speaking pastor for that day. All you class mates that attended school with Mike come out and hear him preach the word. You not only will receive a blessing but you can get caught up on all the happenings since you all graduated. I know that would please Mike to see you there.
Thought for the day–Go out and pick that special someone in your life muscadines.Then sit back and enjoy that homemade muscadine jelly on a hot buttered biscuit this winter.
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