Florence News 12-25-14


Merry Christmas to all. It was a full house at Switzer Square Thursday evening for their Christmas dinner. Cindy Welch and her crew catered a delicious meal. The board members handed out cookie tins and boxes of candy to everyone. Betty had a drawing for door prizes and the board members got beautiful poinsettias. The fellowship was grand. It was a good evening.

The Florence Regional Sewer District board members enjoyed a Christmas breakfast at Belterra that w as really good. Shannon Jackson, Lisa Rosenberger, Patty Chase, Rhonda Humphrey, Sandy Maples, Larry Stewart and Danny Hehe all attended. Bob Wheeler and Kippy Hatton could not be there. They were missed.

Glenda Sullivan and Patty Chase were having lunch at Frisch’s in Madison when a couple of Glenda’s cousins came in, Pam Cammack and Debbie Sanders, had a nice visit.

Vera McAlister, Johnny Dale and Kim Lock and Denny Bowman visited Patty Chase during the week.

Myrtle Pesce had hip surgery and is doing well and is having therapy at Swiss Villa. Get well prayers for her and Bonnie Duckworth, Linda Mae Jones, and Evelina Brown.

The Florence Flowers Extension Homemakers Club ladies had its Christmas meeting and party Monday night at the lovely home of Leona Adams. Gladys Hunt, Sylvia Byars, Sharon Patterson, Sharon Ballard, Patty Chase, Inez Harker, Leona Adams and our guest Ruth Lohide all enjoyed the evening. Richard Adams, Ken Byars, Burnie Hunt and Roy Lee Patterson joined the ladies for dessert.

Most of the grandchildren of Denver and Vica Markland met at the “Tour of Italy” restaurant in Shelbyville for a nice reunion a couple of weeks ago. Malcomb and Mickie Markland and Mary Lou Bowman and her sister met several others and I didn’t get their names.

Corinne Martin said her granddaughter who was premature and in the hospital several weeks is home now and doing well.

Sympathy to the family of Libby Swango. Libby was a lovely lady and will be missed. We had a nice visit with Stan and Sue Whalen at Libby’s visitation.

Lura Smith and Robert Coy, I have lost your phone numbers and I know you lost each other’s too. So if you both will call me I’ll get the numbers to you.

I got a nice card from Russell and Vera McSwain saying they are doing okay and want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.

Patty and Glenda had lunch with Sondra Furnish one day.

Margaret Lee Weidmann’s company was Kay O’Neal, Diane Brown, Audrey Marsh and Randy and Lorraine Brown.

Margaret Lee enjoyed the TV program where Martha Bladen was interviewed at the museum. She said it was interesting and Martha did a good job.

Congratulations to Squeaky and Jeanette for their 50th anniversary.

Have a safe holiday.