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Lillie Bradley of Malakoff her 80th birthday February !was honored with a surprise par- the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce with her children, gran- great-grandchildren and is/our life, Lillie," was read by Virginia Robertson, and Bradley was presented with a tree decorated with red and thearts and ribbon. Cake and pun- in attendance were her Virginia Robertson and her Rollen, from Malakoff, her Bradley, Sr. and his wife, Betty from Houston, her grandchildren, Don Robertson and his wife, Ruth, from Carthage, Rhonda Robertson from Malakoff, Chester Bradley, Jr. and his wife, Margaret from Houston, Markey DuBose from Malakoff and Barbara Gunnels from Mankin, her great- grandchildren, Jesse and Pebbles Robertson from Carthage, Dustin DuBose from Malakoff and Teri Gun- nels from Mankin. Others in attendance were Lamesa Sillick, Alpine Holcomb, Otis and Juanita Stanfield, Edith Young and Vera Johnston, all of Trinidad, Carva Beidler from Malakoff, Paula and Gary Widman and their two children, Tracy and Bobby from Athens. Gertrude Cross is at home after being in the hospital for the past several weeks. I am sure that her family is glad to have her back. She got back in time for a wedding shower on Monday night for her grandson, Clint, and his bride- elect in Trinidad. Mrs. Elsie Hines left the hospital to be with her son Hal and his family in Dallas for her recuperation. Mesdames Gola Brock and Edna Foote went to visit Mr. and Mrs. Steve Holcombe at Bryan last weekend. While there they attended North View Baptist Church, where Steve is pastor. On Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Lardy Bennet and children of Balch Springs drove to Malakoff and picked up Mr. and Mrs. Willard Curry and they all at- tended the funeral of Myna Cates, Willard's aunt in Rockdale. Mr. and Mrs. Bennet returned to their home on Sunday after spending the remainder of the weekend with the Currys. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Almond and children were Sunday afternoon I | I were on stand-by when lock boxes from Citizens State Bank were near the close of business Friday. (Staff photo by Lori Callaway ) moved to the new facility. The move CARRIE ANN BAILEY services for Florence Carrie 11, were held Friday, Feb. p.m. at Laurel Land Memorial i with Dr. Elvin Gibson of- Interment was at Laurel Land Lrk in Dallas. 'lude her father and step- Bob and Linda Bailey of Law her mother, Jill Moore of brothers, Tony Christopher, and Michael, and one sister, grandparents, Mr. and G. Bailey and Mr. and Mrs. Purner of Chandler and great- Carrie Rogers. W. R. BANKSTON WILLIE ADAMS Funeral services for Willis W. Adams, 71, of Poynor, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fred Neal and the Rev. George Folmar of- ficiating. Interment was in Poynor Cemetery with Masonic rites. Mr. Adams died Thursday in a Tyler hospital after a long illness. He was bern June 30, 1909 in Hat- tiesburg, Miss. He was a member of the Poynor Baptist Church and a retired motion picture operator. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 755 in Pasadena. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. An- Bankston of Duncanville nie Laurie Adams, Poynor; one son, away Monday, Feb. 9, in a Lloyd Ray Adams, Tyler; two hospital. He was 59 years old and dauglR rs, Maria Charlene Robinson of July 27, 1921 in Jacksboro. He Malakoff and Margaret Louise include his wife, Nits Mac Bankston of Duncanville; two "Willie" Wagner of Anna Bankston of Dallas; two Una Jones of Duncanville McCandless of Seagoville; one Bell Bowman of Mesquite; Wilton Bankston of and seven grandchildren. services were held at 3 p.m. and Smith Chapel with the Starks officiating. Inter- in Ennis. ETllEL ROGERS services for Ethel Irene 64, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday Clayton Brothers Chapel in {ev. Russell Hunt of- Interment followed in Laurel 'ark. died Sunday, February Vors include her husband, Rogers of Mesquite; two sons, Rogers of Balch Springs Lee Rogers of Dallas; three Evelyn Bankston of %ggy Busby and Lynn Rober- 14 grandchildren, randchildren, four brothers, Rers, and numerous other visitors in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lardy Almond. Roger lives in Tatum. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cox and Mr. and Mrs. O. D. Smith were honored by an Anniversary party on Valentine evening by Mrs. Lucllle Rice and other friends at the Flag Lake Community Church. The Rased Family of Athens brought the music for the entire evening. Mrs. Ray McCombs and Jimmy Sharber of Key Ranch Estates visited with Mrs. C. O. Dodson last week. During the visit they began reminiscing and talk came around to Mrs. Allie Howard of Trinidad. They all motored to the home of Mrs. Howard for a reunion. It seems that Mrs. Sharber has Donations for M.L. Drake Fund Mrs. Francis Johnson, $50. Children drll ~ Holloman of Poynor; one brother, re tu-re Claudenine grandchildren.E" Adams, Shreveport, La.; and some sympathy too Masons served as pallbearers. Children who are ill or injured need LINDA SUE BERRY some sympathy, but too much pity may Funeral services for Linda Sueconvince them the pain is more serious Berry, 39, of Trinidad, were held at II than it really is, says Diane Welch, a a.m. Saturday in Paschal Funeral family lifeeducationspecialist. Home Chapel in Kerens. Mrs. Welch is on the home economics Interment was in Oak Grove staff of the Texas Agricultural Exten- Cemetery in Kerens. sion Service, The Texas A&M Univer- Mrs. Berry died Thursday in a Cor- sity System. sicana Hospital after a short illness. She was born Aug. 13, 1941, inKerens. Children learn She was a member of Kerens Missionary Baptist Church. by family decisions Survivors include her husband, Joe Berry of Trinidad; her mother, Laura With more emphasis placed on family Ilawkins of Kerens; two sons, Billy decision making, there is a much Kevin Barnett of Kerens and Kyle Bar- greater potential for creative decisions. nett of Trinidad; two step-daughters, Children have an opportunity to learn Dena LaBlanc of Nederland and responsibility and cooperation if they Deloyce Brisindine of Beaumont; three are part of the decision-making team, brothers, Wayne Hawkins and Roy the specialistadds. Hawkins, both of Athens, and Jimmy Mrs. Piernot is on the home Hawkins of Corsicana; and one sister, economics staff of the Texas Gladys Collins of Malakoff. Agricultural Extension Service, The Nephews served as pallbearers. Texas A&M University System. ea common SHELBA HENDERSON for Shelba Henderson, 17, of Were held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday the Living God TGT, with Jones, Rev. Bennie Jordan C.C. Taylor officiating. was in North Athens direction of George W. Funeral Home. Thursday in Center in Tyler following a illness. born July 29, 1963, in Athens. a senior in Athens High School. titles she was a member Life, FCA, and choir and was a member of Church of [God TGT. include her parents, Mr. Thomas L. Henderson of one sister, Colletta LaShawn of Athens; one brother, A. Griffin of Dallas; her gran- Fletcher of Athens; five trid five aunts. were Joe Henderson, Ivon Issac, Vincent Nieman, Joe Whatley, Us D. Miller and Reginald By FRANK CHAPPEL If diarrhea persists longer than a day Science News Editor or two, seek medical attention to offset AMA dehydration. Severe or prolonged Diarrhea is one of nature's most stomach cramping, or bloody or black common blows to bring discomfort to stools also indicate that a doctor is mankind, required. There are all sorts of things that can Diarrhea in infants can rapidly lead trigger a seige of diarrhea Among the to severe dehydration. In the infant most common are food poisoning, car- with diarrhea also look for fever, dry tain medications, emotional stress, ex- mouth, failure to urinate, drowsiness or cessive drinking of alcoholic sluggishness, sunken eyes, vomiting beverages, viral and bacterial infec- and bloody stools. If these danger tions and stomach flu (viral gastroen- signals occur, seek medical attention teritis), promptly. Symptoms are simple. There areIf diarrhea is not severe and the child frequent loose, watery stools. They will take liquids, the body is making an may vary in color from light tan to effort to replace lost fluids. If the child green. There are stomach cramps, or adult rejects liquids or is vomiting, tiredness, thirst, replacement of fluids will be impossible The American Medical Association's and dehydration can occur rapidly. Handbook of First Aid and Emergency Hospitalization may be necessary. Care recommends treating diarrhea It is not necessary to see the doctor with a clear liquid diet to replace lost for every case of the "trots," but fluids. (Water, tea, carbonated diarrhea that persists for several days beverages, Jello or Jello water, Kool for no apparent reason calls for Aid, clear broth). Avoid solid foods, medical attention. TheM a!a.koff News, Thursday,Feb. 19, Polly Walker ------ 489-1484 just recently moved back to this area and had not seen her aunt Allie for the past 30 years. She also got to visit with Mrs. Hazel Wills of Fort Worth and Jeannle Barnett of Malakoff who were visiting with Mrs. Howard at the time. Mrs. E. Tapley is in the Memorial Hospital in Corsicans with a blood clot on her heart. We do hope that this is soon remedied. Mrs. W. A. McBride spent Sunday visiting with her dad, G. W. Shaw in the nursing home in Commerce. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Haddock and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hilderbrand of Dallas spent last weekend visiting with Mr. and Mrs. W. A. McBride. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dodson attended the funeral of Shelba Henderson, Trinidad was unable to attend. Sheila Rainwater and three G. A.'s attended a meeting on Saturday at the BSU for a Valentine party and lots of fun and games as well as a film and popcorn. Don and Pat Henderson and their sons, Shaun and Blake of Spring, spent the weekend visiting with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Powers and his grandmother, Mrs. Grace Henderson in the Cedar Lake Nursing Home. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Rogers of Tyler spent last week with his daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Powers. They attended the funerals of relatives in Dallas Lester and Lardy Rogers ac- companied them to Dallas on Monday and acted as pallbearers for their aunt, Ethel Rogers. ii i i| ! husband who is employed there. Mrs. Eva Ilulin reported good ser- vices at First Baptist Church on Hwy. 3l Sunday with the Ray. R. C. Hedge bringing the message There was also a Sunday School play presented by his wife, Joyce llodge. Those sick from the flu seem to be On the mend, including Edna Tarver, Mrs. Lena Mitchell, Syria llulin, Eva Mac ltulin, Mrs. Alexander, Mrs. Bailey, and Mrs. Vee McAIister. Funeral services were held Saturday for Buddy C. Barron at the New Hope CME Church. The Ray. L. D. Williams off Seated. Mrs. Barron has expressed her appreciation to everyone in tt/e community for their kindness to hot during the time of sorrow. Thomas tlenderson's daughte~ daugher of District Manager of Lone Mrs. Robert Irwin is spending this passed away Thursday. tier funeral Star Gas, Tom Henderson. Shelba died week in Shreveport, La., with her was held Sunday at 2 p.m. in Athens. of spinal meningitis. Her funeral was held at a church in Athens. The service f v ..... LAKOFFIns was so large and so many of the Lone MA uranc Star employees attended that the Dad- il Ou -.:1! .... , A- encYl] ! sons did not get in for the service. U ", ALL LINES OF INSURANCE Mrs. Minnie Travis, mother of Mrs. Jerry Hlnkle is in C0rsicana in the rollNow Reprc~enling American IAfe m.I Accidental Insurnnce Co. illl Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Travis had li (Maj,,,. Me,li,'al ~lil)l)h, lllt, lt I I'oli(,y} II a [I * Life * Home * Bonds * Auto * Business tl stroke recently. Llnda Scrimshire's station at 226 N. Terry St. JERRY A. (;ARRISON 489.0512: ? LaNita's Beauty Shop was beautiful all last week. Parry, her husband, sent her a crystal vase and six long stem red roses. Love-Love. When Valentine came we were not totally left out. Our granddaughter, Staey Andrews, came and visited with us on Friday night. When her parents, The Don Andrews, of Athens dropped her off they left a beautiful heart shaped box of candy with a red corsage on it. Then Evelyn Drake presented me with a beautiful hand painted hexagon- shaped soup tureen and ladel. My, it is nice to have loved ones and friends. G. V. and I went to Winfield to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ferguson and Hllary. We got a real treat as Mary and Billy were taking care of Candy and Brandy Bankston, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. David Bankston. The Bankstons had gone to Longview for the weekend. They all begged us to spend the night, but we only spent Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Johnson of Vic- toria spent the past weekend with his brother, W. M. Johnson in Malakoff. The Rev. and Mrs. Randy Warren adopted a new baby last week. The Jerry Speaks were upset on Sun- day when their smokehouse caught fire and burned. Mesdames Edna Foote, Alice Car- tlidge, Edna Johnson and Polly Walker attended a W. M. U. meeting at the West End Baptist Church along with about 50 other women and a few men. Clarence Richardson gave the prayer Calendar as the regular chairman from Cracked? 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