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Mrs. Langridge, also shared the spotlight of honor. Although well past the octo- genarian age, Mrs. Langridge remains quite a remarkable woman, both physically and mentally and says her state of well being is attributed to the . Edna Langridge was hen- with a dinner party on Sat- y evening, January 30, at home at 160 Lawrence !t in Trinidad on the occa- of her 87th birthday. With irthday falling on Monday, Clay grandson-in-law of fact that she stays busy. "I fh&apos;mly believe that the rea- son so many tople find them- selves carrying their years so heavily is because they don't force their body and mind to remain active," she said. "When you are busy, you don't have time to sit down and worry about yourself, brood over loneliness and then begin feel- ing sorry for yourself. These are things that start you go- ing downhill," Mrs. Langridge continued. This graying lady of stocky build daily practices her phi- losophy of life as she lives a- lone in her modest home a- cross the railroad tracks from the business district of town. She does all her own house- work, including the cooking, marketing and laundry, and when these daily chores are over. she occupies herself with quilting and gardening. At the time of this interview, she was quite upset with the weather as it was delaying her plant- ing. Mrs. Langridge said, "I always have a garden, it's my hobby, but it looks like the wea- ther is going to remain bad for so long, it will be too late for me to plant this year." At times, she requires the use of a magnifying glass for clos scruitny, but this small handicap does not keep her I sbe is well versed on both the Old and New Testaments and l attends most all ftmctionm of the United Methodist Church of i which she is a member A Shedult serves as teacher of the Women's Sunday School class, and has rarely missed a :worship service since moving to Trinidad from Englewoed, Colo., in the fall of 1952. Mrs. Langridge, who was born in a log cabin on a homestead in Monte Vista, Colorado, says she moved to Texas to be near her youngest daughter, Mrs. Law- ton (Edna) Parks. Her husband, the late Harry E. Langridge, was employed as custodian of the State capital ,in Colorado at the time of his death in 1948. The couple was parents of five children. The interests of Mrs. Lang- ridge have been varied through the years as she taught in a counh-y school for a time in Delta, Colo., and later worked as proofreader for a newspaper in Tulsa, Okla. She says she can't abide a constant racket and marvels that today's generation demands so much of it. "One can't think clearly or commune within themselves with so much noise," she continued, adding that she rarely ever turns her television on until time to hear the new broadcasts, "and Baker-Kinabrew Plan March w edding Mr. and Mrs. James +M. Baker Lof Athens announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Judy, to Robbie Kinabrew. Robble is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kinabrew, Route I, Athens. Judy and Robbie are both students at THE MALAKOFF NEWS Malakoff, Texas Friday, Feb. 6, 1970 Page Three it was learned that she was rum ping temperature of 104 because of the flu, and Mrs. Mathis felt her mother needed constant at- tention. She is reported to be much improved. Mr. and Mrs+ Sam Farrell of Arlington were here for the weekend to visit with his par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. F. J+ Far- rell, his sister Trina and with other relatives i Mrs. Terry Fegumm Sorrells was admitted last week in Mother Frances Hospital in Ty- ler for tests and observatio according to her , Mrs. W. G. Ferguson. Her room num- ber is 232 for tho who wouM like to send cards. Weekend guests in the home of Mrs. Myrtle Davis were Mr. and Mrs. John Alexander and son Jason of Euless; Mr. Mrs Bob liney and daughter, Judy Lnn and Mrs. L G. WhR- ley, all of Arlington. comfort is only one reason to switch electrk heat Whether you're building a new home or updating your present one, you'll find that an electric heating system will provide even, draft-free comfort. But comfort is only one reason to switch New Pool Ta Athens High School. Robble will graduate this to electric heat. Many people prefer electric :.+ |i  from making all her own never just for racket." + fall and is planning to attend Henderson County heat because of its cleanliness, its quietness, Its ing tasks When asked if she al- Langridge celebrate Saturday 20, at the First Baptist Church in Cross Roads require a minimum of maintenance. Only electric so made garments for her six evening were: Mr. and Mrs. at 7..30 p.m., wRh the Rev. A. L. Harris officiating, heat offers you such a wide variety of types of grandchildren and 13 great Jerry Clay, Ray and Terry of All relatives and close friends are invited, heating equipment to fit your particular need. grandchildren. Mrs. Langridge Chandler; Miss Kathy Parks, " Contact your home builder, a Certified Electric replied, "Goodness no! My student of Tyler Junior Col- Heating Dealer or ask Texas Power & Light daughters and their daughters lege; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Parks can sew .) much prettier than and Mr. and Mrs. Lawton LeUNGE , Company to give you complete information about I  I.' Parks Pat a - M .. _ .h,  _  an electric heating system for your home and .u a_, au ot tell ou about TP&L's specml,/ow heating rate 1 : And speaking of the children, th  w;. 4rl/l/I i1 ! till Y " " " II she says she has a big COrTes- '+ "Y" , Call today. Seoo "2ou 7 +ondence that demands quite a .... II/la& leoff , bit of time. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Heryla I I i f 27, 2 - /0    One of the prime interests of of Dallas were Sunday guests z/ | 06 ' gS< Z7+ MrSwiahgricd::s:S?:: 7got n icnalthe, h?mzdfL.SlPt:2Ms:.   i much study & effort. As a result, Bob Eaton. _ ........  ..... 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