Florence News 7-24-14

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Andrea Brogan and Patty Chase visited the beautiful home of Mukesh and Bina Patel in Union, Kentucky Sunday for another graduation party for their son Parth. He graduated with high honors from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. It was nice to see a room full of his awards and trophies. We had a great visit and delicious food. Good luck to Parth as he moves on up.

Eric and Alesia Leap, son Kyle and grandson Brice of Columbia, South Carolina spent Sunday night at the Fairway Inn after attending a great reunion with (he guessed) about 35 or 40 relatives and friends at the home of his brother bobby near Mount Sterling. He said the food was great and the kids had fun swimming. They hope to meet again next year.

Roy and Bonnie Duckworth and Verle and Genevieve Truitt went to Hillsboro, Ohio, to meet their family, Randy, Michelle, Kiersten and Kaden McClure, Dorothy and John Duckworth and many more for a week of Christian church services, camping out, kids’ programs and play time and good music and fellowship at the Restoration Acres Christian Camp.

Shauna McClure and Dylan and Brittany Lock of West Lafayette spent the weekend with John Dale and Kim Lock. Saturday Patty Chase and Glenda Sullivan visited them for birthday cake and ice cream for Johnny and Dylan.

A couple of weeks ago the Florence Church of Christ group celebrated Gary Wentworth’s birthday at the Mexican restaurant (Gary’s choice) in Carrollton. Really good food and we all had a great time.

Margaret Lee Weidmann’s company was Randy, Lorraine and Ryan Brown, John and Floyd Wiltz, Gail Ann Clements, Kay O’Neal, Kevin Scudder, Ronnie and Lois Ackerman. Margaret Lee and Kay visited Larry Boggs Sunday. He is improving each day. Keep him in your prayers.

Cheryl Messmore attended and enjoyed Gerran Messmore’s baseball game Thursday and met with Shawn, Lisa and Taylor Messmore. All of the Messmores celebrated Paul Messmore’s 75th birthday Saturday evening and had a great time. Happy birthday to the “Old Man.”

Faye Lewis’ company was Robin Lawson, Alice Faye Whitham, Leonard Jordan of Washington, D.C., Mike and Joanne Sawalich, Gertrude Voris, Ron and Jean Sandidge, Evelyn Smith and Glenda Sullivan.

The Center Square Baptist Church had a delicious lasagna dinner at the 4-H Fair. They delivered 31 dinners to the Switzer Square residents and others. They said it was the best they had ever had an thanked them. A big crowd attendedat the dinner at the fair and they ran out of food. That was a good thing.

Denny and Mary Lou Bowman visited Patty Chase Friday night and helped her with a repair job. Patty said she didn’t know what she would do without their help. Denny and Mary Lou also visited with Eddie and Debby Gregory while in Florence.

Davy Leap and Jillanna Judy visited Bud and Betty Hargrove and brought fresh vegetables. Linda Mae Jones is still recovering at home and getting better each day.

The Florence Regional Sewer District was host to the annual picnic/meeting last week. They had plant tours by Shannon Jackson and Ronda Humphrey for many who were impressed. They had a steak cookout and fun and games for a good day.

The get well prayer list includes Elizabeth Cole, Rhonda Frifield, Jo Scotti and all in need.

We were sorry to hear of Patsy Adams’ passing away. She was a good lady and will be missed. She had many friends from the old shoe factory. Sympathy to the family and to the Pat Knox family. Pat was also a fine lady and will be missed. She also had all the shoe factory friends . Sympathy to the Theda Seale family.

Libby Cole is in King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison in Room 421. She is very ill with pancreatitis and is having a considerable amount of pain. Her family is at her bedside. Libby will be 97 in October. Cards and prayers for her recovery would be appreciated. If anyone wants to check on Libby’s condition they are welcome to call her daughter, Barbara June (Cole) Rice, at 1-530-520-8776.