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Tillman Reunion Scheduled for Oct. 14

By Patcie Deck

I’m enjoying this cool weather while it lasts as I am sure you all are too. John Dolusic said to expect higher temperatures during the day next week but still cooler early mornings. I can handle that.

Christian love and sympathy to the Ernest Smith family of Oakland. Mr. Ernest passed away Wednesday at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife, Nell Smith of Oakland, a son , Ronnie Smith of Southaven and two daughters, Linda Bailey of Cleveland and Sandra Wadsworth of Texas.

Get well wishes go out to Bob Sturdivant who had surgery on his neck, Friday, at the Grenada Lake Medical Center. I saw Bob at church Sunday morning and he was looking good and said he felt good too.

The Tippo Bridge Club met Tuesday at the Tallahatchie Country Club with Norma Magee as hostess.  All members were present. Janice Prigmore won high score and Nita Allen won bingo.

Our Guest Speaker before morning Worship Service Sunday was Mr. Tom Thompson.

Get well wishes go out to Madison Wall who had a four wheeler accident Sunday and had to have stitches above her eye. Madison, watch out for those holes in the road.

Clean up day was Saturday at the Tillatoba Baptist Church and we had fun. I had forgotten how much fun work could be when you get a bunch of folks together. We had plenty of food for lunch too. We all got a little bit lazy after eating so much.

Happy Birthday to Devin Lewis who celebrated his sixth birthday September 11. Devin had a party Sunday the 16th at the Grenada Lake Park.

Happy belated birthday to my friend, Willie Havens who celebrated her birthday September 12. Willie and I got to spend a little time with each other recently and we talked about who had the most aches and pains.

Linda Thompson of Charleston visited her mother, Mildred Howe, of Oakland, Sunday and attended church services with her.

Our granddaughter, Francesca Garripoli of Clinton spent the weekend with friends, Makala Kilgore and Rose Ann Dukes. Sunday she had lunch with your writer and David. Later that afternoon, before going back to Clinton, she helped her grand-daddy load hay for the cows this winter.

Get well wishes go out to Janie Womble who has been having a lot of trouble with her back lately. Janie was at church Sunday but you could tell she wasn’t feeling none too sporty.

B.A. McKinney is back home after spending some time in the hospital suffering from a stroke. B.A., my prayer for you is a speedy recovery and I want to see you sitting out under the big ole oak tree before it gets too cold for you to sit out in the yard. George and Dennis Washington from Woodland visited with him Sunday and I am sure that perked him up .

Homer and Ruth Melton have been busy lately going to the doctor in Grenada and Oxford. Homer got a good report in Grenada but will have to go back to Oxford Friday for another test. Mr. Homer, as good as you have been looking lately, there can’t be too much wrong with you.

I just got the news that Garrison Toole had an accident in Grenada last night and had to have brain surgery at the Trauma Center in Jackson Monday. Garrison our prayers are for you to have a speedy and complete recovery.

Nathan Hartley came home from Ole Miss Saturday and spent the night with his family, Mark and Fay Hartley and sister, Kristi and his grandmother, Bobbie Hartley. Nathan had a lot of studying to do so there probably wasn’t too much visiting going on. I’m sure kristi helped him study.

The Tillman Reunion will be Sunday, October 14. I will have the place of the reunion at a later date. I just wanted to let everyone know the date so you can mark it on your calendar and be planning your menu for that day.

Our grandson, Waylon Dukes, went to the doctor Monday because of a sore throat. With rest and medication I know he will be feeling as good as new.

Remember Homecoming at the Tillatoba Baptist church will be September 30th with Bro. Mike Ramage of Hernando bringing the message. Sunday School will begin at 9:45a.m. and Services will start at 11:00a.m. and our evening worship will begin at the regular time.

If you don’t have a regular place to go and worship, we at the Tillatoba Baptist welcome you to come and worship with us.

Thought for the day—-The one who kneels to the Lord can stand up to anything.

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