Florence News 5-4-17

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The Switzerland Home Economics ladies enjoyed a great meeting and a delicious meal at the Aberdeen Methodist Church last week. Those ladies are really good cooks. I got my favorite: butterscotch pie. I think Patsy Walcott made it, like her mother used to do. I also got what was left of the cherry delight to bring home with me. Mary Lou Bowman, my niece made it. About 40 members and guests attended the Achievement Day program. It is always interesting and educational.

Patty Chase, Glenda Sullivan visited with Kay Cook and Sarah Hoffman at their yard sales in Patriot on Friday.

Margaret Lee Weidmann’s company was: Randy, Lorraine and Ryan Brown, Helenna, Kay O’Neal, Kevin Scudder and Jason Messmore. Cheryl Messmore had hip surgery. Keep her in your prayers.

Francis Weaver attend the birthday party for Natalee Lovins, her great great-granddaughter at her home in Brooksburg. It was her 5th birthday. Eighteen people attended. She got lots of gifts. They had cake, chips and dips and soft drinks. Her brothers Mavaryk and Austyn also enjoyed the party. Frances’ granddaughter, Karrie Rayles and great grandson Aaron Youngblood were there. Everyone had a great time.

Johnnie Dale and Kim Lock came from West Lafayette for the Kay Lock Smith service. They spent the night at Aunt Patty Chase’s and had breakfast the next morning with Patty Chase and Glenda Sullivan. We extend our sympathy to the Smith Family.

Sunday afternoon Richard and Janet Sullivan of Westport called on Marjorie Whitham at Swiss Villa, Glenda Sullivan in Vevay and Tracy Seale at the Waters of Clifty Falls in Madison. Glenda visited Tracy Thursday afternoon.

The Vevay Music Club will have its spring concert on May 9th at the Hoosier Theater. It’s a free will offering.

On Tuesday April 25th, Pat and Bob Slack of East Enterprise and Evon and Reta Gray of Pleasant attended the funeral of their cousin Kathleen M. Gullion of Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The clergy had a good message to the family. His name is Mark Tanner. Kathleen’s daughters, Nancy and Cindy and Nancy’s husband Jean Henry and their two daughters all sang. They all have such good singing voices. She was buried at the Rising Sun Cemetery. Kathleen was 98 last January. She will be missed by all of her family and friends.