Florence News 2-5-12

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Bonnie and Roy Duckworth are still in the news. Last weekend they had a big moving party. Many friends and family showed up to help them move from our little city of Florence to the B. Harlow suburb of Center Square. Florence’s loss is Center Square’s gain. Then on Tuesday Bonnie had a hip replacement and is doing very well. She is at home at the new address of 9916 B. Harlow Rd., Vevay, IN 47043. Sunday Mark and Rhonda Scott, Gary, Karen and David Wentworth, Ken and Sylvia Byars, Charles and Alberta Pickett, Patty Chase, Glenda Sullivan and Roy and Bonnie had lunch at Sunset Grill to celebrate Bonnie’s birthday. Bonnie has started therapy in Madison.

Denny and Mary Lou Bowman met Patty Chase and Glenda Sullivan for pizza at Roxano’s Saturday evening.

Congratulations to Mark Scott’s son, Mark Allen, and April Ahaus of Lawrenceburg. They were married January 29th.

Faye Lewis’ company was Alice Faye Whitham, Robin Lawson, Mary Evelyn Pohlman, Mark Scott, Mike Sawalich, Gertrude Voris, Evelyn Smith, Jean Sandidge and Glenda Sullivan.

Glenda Sullivan and Patty Chase went to King’s Daughters’ Hospital Friday for appointments. Patty visited with Dale Poling in the waiting room. Also visited with Linda Harrell as she was t here to visit her husband. Get well prayers for him. They also visited with Lee Ann Bush, Kelsey, Emily and Braxton while waiting for x-rays. They also saw Ginny Leap and her daughter Michelle. They also met Lake Rayls at her office to give her information on the upcoming American Cancer Society Relay for the sponsorship. They visited Nancy Jester Cheatham at Arvin Sango and gave her sponsorship material too. They had a nice visit in their office. The next Relay meeting, “the kickoff” will be February 17th at the Utility Building on Seminary Street. Come and bring a team. We need you at 5:30 p.m.

Sympathy to the Pruda Mae Smith family. We had a nice visit at the visitation. They lived in Florence for a long time.

Hello to the Ramseyer family. We had a nice visit while they were in for their mom’s visitation and hope they all made it back to Florida and other homes okay.

Glenda Sullivan had a nice visit with Gayle and Alma Boldery while shopping in Madison. They are doing well.

The Switzerland County Red Hot Red Hatters will meet Monday, February 9th, at 11:30 at A.J.’s Cafe. Bring a $5 gift if you want to get in the gift exchange.

Mary Katherine Dickerson called to ask about everyone and to say her doctors reports have been pretty good. Will keep her and Bing in our prayers as Bing will have knee surgery.

Jerry Jewell and Linda Mae Jones visited Bud and Betty Hargrove one day. Keep Linda on your prayer list, also Julie Brown, Sharon Deck, Larry Wentworth, Sharon Ballard and Tracy Dickerson.

Happy birthday to Linda Harrell from Patty and Margaret Lee.

Sympathy to the Gary James family.

The Edwards family Christmas gathering was held January 17th at the lovely home of Harriet Bovard. A gigantic spread of food was prepared to feed all 32 people. Attending were Harriet Bovard, Jordan Bledsoe, Rosie Bovard, Carla Van Norstran, Jesse Dale Edwards, Angie and Steve Cole, Hillary, Maise and Mia Shuck, Susie Edwards, Harley and Haley, Alice and April Whitham, Kandy, Michael, Courtney and Andrew Powers, Patty and Phillip Haley, Daniel, Kara, Jaren, and Danika, Jacob Shuler, Margie and Jesse Edwards, Ami Thompson, Mark Purnell, Terry and Sue Jacobs. Gifts were passed out and gospel music was provided by Steve Cole and enjoyed by all. A special gift was given to Patty Haley from her brothers and sisters. As a child Patty always wanted a cash register. The family said she got one but she had no memory of it, in fact it w as always brought up. Finally a red 1950 Tom Thumb cash register was found and presented as a special gift to Patty. It made for a very special Christmas. The Edwards family are all descendants of Jesse and Mavis Edwards.