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J IIJ~ Jilt :lli.~. ,=*,qL.., Page 10A - The MalukoffNews - Friday, February 18, 2011 I n. -Obituaries- B" Cynthia Badgett Cynthia Badgett, 38, of Kemp died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 in Kemp. She was born April I, 11972 in Mabank to the late Johnny Murrey and Judy Tanner. Mrs. Badgett was a dog groomer and a member of Styx Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by father, Johnny Murrey, and brother, Ray Murrey. Survivors include husband. Bobby Badgett of Kemp; sons, Christian Badgett of Kemp, Ethan Badgett of Kemp; mother, Judy Murrey "l"auner; brother. Jesse Wayne Surrey. Arrangements were under the direction of Tomlinson Funeral Home of Seven Points. It's a good day, doesn't matter if we are having a flash flood, it's a good day to me! Mary and I went to Rusk Texas Saturday to help my sister Bobble and brother in law Carl Lee Matthews cel- ebrate their 60th wedding anniversary! That's a long time! There were 105 people there! The David "Burtons" from Trinidad and Deborah and "Shorty" Brannon from Malakoff, Beth and Osborne Williams from Cross Roads, they will have their big 60th in February "Congratula- tions" we've known them all these year. Jackie "Matthews" Gaine- ty, sister of Carl Lee and her daughter-in-law Suzanne drove from Stevens Arkansas to be there. Lettie Matthews from Tyler, for- mally of Cross Roads, some his children, daughter Nancy and husband John. They are the grandparents to triplets, they are 8 years old. The only set I've ever known! This was my reunion with my kin. Only sister and her family, Jackie, C.L.'s only sister, I really had a good time! As always! To "Shorty" Burton, I "misquoted" a statement to you! About a person we both know having "breast cancer" No. she doesn't, W '! what she said as, she ad- m~rjFt' 'people' that could stand up in church and tell she had cancer, and ask for people to pray for them!" We can still pray for each other! Mr. Robert Miller, a mem- ber at Landmark that I write so much about, died Satur- day night, had to go into Hospice Care just a few days before he died. We say to his family. "God Bless You !" Another person we know Clara Jo ...... Trinidad Tales Brinson Ford Lincoln Mercury of Athens welcomes Mac Fowler our new Service Manager Mac retired from the U. S. Navy in 1993 and has been in the automotive retail business since then. He has lived locally in the Cedar Creek Lake community since 2001. Mac joins the service specialist team at Brinson of Athens with over 100 years of total experience repairing Ford cars and trucks. If your Ford vehicle needs maintenance or service please call for an appointment:or come onby. We look forward to providing you and your family with prompt quality service from our friendly staff. David Brinson Brinson Ford Lineoin of Athens 2970 Slate Highway 31 East Athens, TX 75752 (903) 676-5300 This week will see the meetings of City Council, T1SD board, and the Eco- nomic Development Com- mittee. All will be over by publication time, but two should have signed up for the City Council and one for the school board. Maybe more. The fair weather we're having is a nice surprise. Maybe it will last at least five days. Most of my plan- ning in the Active Adult stage (geezer new name) can be changed without much doing. Our phones are ringing at times, and no one is there. We don't know if we're heard in answering or not. Since Christmas, we are still minus one phone. It wasn't under the couch. of, Debbie Harris, Danny's wife, died last week, she was 50 years old. My sym- pathy to her family! Some of the ladies and men at Landmark Baptist have been working on a new church directory, for maybe four months, they are now ready. I got mine last night, the nicest one I have ever seen! Names typed large, I --- can readthem! Those who love Gospel I asked one of my church music will be happy to know friends, she's 88, if she the Mark Trammell Quarter played in the snow, she said will be at the Texas Gospel no, but she wanted to! Music Hall out of Athens on Wanted to make snow ice March 26, 6 p.m. Tickets are cream! Been a long time on sale at the First State since we had enough snow Bank in Athens. The number to do this. I didn't get out of to call locally for informa- my house, 1. would have tion is 903-677-2492. slipped down, couldn't get "'" up! My pastor, a much Large concrete culverts younger man, did fall in the made in a special way are last spell, said it took longer ready for input at the rail- for him to get up than it did road trestle over the Trinity to get down! River. What a history lies with the railroad there and As I was finishing my the tenders of it in the early news, my doorbell rang, there stood three people! A 1900s. One family there lost young man named Brice Ed- a son who must have fallen wards, a lady named asleep on the tracks and was cut into pieces as he fell into Chrissie and one names the river. Sarah! They were from the Home Health Service. I Pat Harem in rehab in asked first what they were selling? Nothing, just wish- Coriscana following her hip surgery is doing well and ing me a Happy Valentine's should be home by February day, but did take my blood 25. pressure, that was OK. We talked a minute, Brice use to A new business is consid- ride my school bus when he ering moving to Trinidad, was 5 or 6 years old, when I but no official word yet. We drove for Cross Roads. We need something, anything to had a good visit! I told them help keep our little commu- I'm at Landmark Baptist, nity open. and a good one! I am! So ... thanks for reading! I received news I already PS - John Corley died. knew about my retirement check. Fifty more dollars comes out now for the 1RS. If I'm paying $50 more, then to be fair, some have to pay over $500. Then from all the super bowl information, there is a world of spenders who cannot live in the same country as 1 do. Wow! I be- lieve if one makes his money, he deserves it, but does he honestly pay his fair share. Oh, my blood pres- sure is going up. Several people went to the ERs of their choice for falls during the ice days but haven't heard of new breaks in bones, just pain. Billy Gifford, a Vietnam vet in town, had more tests last week for his medical problem and should hear this week. Possibly, one of his medicines may be the cul- prit. Help has to be found soon, He has seen six doc- tors in the Metroplex, not all connected with the VA. Jack Lundy, a 1955 gradu- ate, has a form of COPD. He was vital to the six-man team that first won region- als, the highest the team could go. It was the second six-man team to play for THS. Jack and his wife Sarah live outside of Nor- mangee. Martha Thornburg visited the Methodist Women's Breakfast last Sunday morn- ing. Maxine Tart was plan- ning to come also but had company arrive. Both women are members of the Trinity Baptist but friends in the key part of God's plan. Spring is in the air. It's time to think "garden" and "fishing." Onions, potatoes, cabbage and turnips; then the fish will be waiting for that bait. Hog killing contests are being held in the area. Bring in that largest hog, not alive, and win. These animals are spreading fast, damaging the FUNERAL HOMES CREMATION SERVICE Our Services At No Charge For Infants Minor Children At Our Cost 903432.4441 903-489-1500 Seven Points, "IX Malakoff, TX TEXAS HOMES For Your Guide to Lake Property In East Texas Call (903) 489.-0531 Advertising Information! land, and about the largest, in many ways, nuisance around. Have you seen the high heel soft shoes made for baby girls? Real eye catch- ers. In truth, nonwalkers are the only ones who won't pay later for wearing these heels that throw the spine off line and ruin posture. Problems with the fi~et and legs come later, creeping onto the body with painful ways. Softball and baseball will be here before we know. The surprise coldness of a ball- game can be really unpleas- ant. Congratulations to the en- tities receiving grants re- cently, as our Fire Depart- ment,, other town's fire de- partments and even park im- provements. One of the best ideas we ever had for enter- raining children of a wide range of age was a load of clean sand dumped into our yard. When the flattened sand finally came years later, we found household treasures. Tiffney Weaver is the daughter of Donya Tapley and Randy Weaver of Trinidad. She :has been in Children's Hospital since Monday the 7th. She has been out of school since Christmas break. Doctors are trying to find out what disease she has, so they can treat it. They have discov- ered that she has Diabetes while her stay there. Please keep her in your prayers. (Sent in.t)y ~eanna Nol~;ti) Remember our troops. We pray for their safety Also we remember these: Royce He- ickman, Jerry Cotton, Eyrn Airheart, Grady Quinn, Harding Airheart, Martha Perry, Raymond Tubbs, Christopher Brown, Ginger Frazier, Melba and Joe Wilbanks, Evelyn Beavers, Barbara Thompson, Tamara Estes Grubbs, Lawrence Moser, Roberta Staples, Geraldine Stanfield, Gertrude Stanfield, Dortha Robertson, Carol Stevesom Leah Lundy, Wretha Bar- foot, Erma Dickey, Flora Robb, Bethel Kelly, Pat Hamm, Billy Gilford, Min- nie Morgan, David Lohman, Jack Lundy, Billy Gifford, Ruby Williams, Don and Iris Ellison, Joe White, Rhonda Teague's family, "Ibm Trull, Mary Reppond, Guy Mon- roe, Justin Collier, and any not listed here but you may know. News Athens Commission Co. P.O. Box 183. Athens TX 75751 903-675-3333 Fax: 903-675-2041 Sale Every Friday Cattle .................. 12:00 Inc. Livestock Auction Inc. PO Box 1181- Henderson, TX 75653 903-657-2690 Fax: 903-657-6831 Sale Every Monday: t2:00 Emory Livestock Auction Inc. PO Box 522 Emory TX 75440 903-473-2512 Fax: 903-473-4366 Tuesday Sale: t2:00 Saturday Sale: 12:00