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Friday, June 10, 201.1 - The MalakoffNews - Page 7A Good morning! Are you happy? You should be! Let me tell you about the Willow Springs cemetery meeting held last Sunday. We were !ate in getting there, my sister is never late, but was Sunday. I asked if any- thing was wrong? Why, we always get there by 10:30, it was 11:20, she said it didn't start until about 12:00. I never was that late! When we got there everyone was there, said they were waiting on ust "lb make the story short, it was HOT! Not a leaf stirring! We had plenty of food, good business meeting! "Ihomas Simmons has been our bookkeeper for over 30 years, asked to be removed from that job! He is about 88 years old, wanted a younger person to take over. You know young people don't or won't offer to do any- thing anymore. In our churches, it's the older ones that are so faithful, a lot of changes! Butch Boyd is the new man for Thomas' job! Thomas told us a historical mark- er has been ordered and is ready, don't know when it will be put up! Also a plaque had been made for Thomas retir- ing. He Was a good per- son, never had to worD,, he took care of qcery- Clara Jo Davis CrossRoads News thing. Thomas, best wishes to you! Juanita Williams, T.C.'s daughter is planning a book about the graves and the people buried there. Please write her with your information. 1'11 let you know more as I learn! We asked about Juanita Beard, use to al- ways be there, her health, is bad. She lives in a Ter- rail nursing home, just loves it there! Her daugh- ter-in-law, Virginia Beard, told us about her. We lost three friends last year, "Woodie" Stone, Marcelle Simmons (Thomas' wife) and Al- fred Williams, all died last and part of this year. There we}e about 26 there! I baked a mince meat pie, not many people like mince pie, but ! do, so does my brother-in-law. Billy Carroll ate some of it, said he like mince pie and that it was good! I visited South Place Nursing Home again yes- terday, really do have a good time there, i called Ruby Stogner to see what would be a good time, said any time. I went out old. The girls thought about 1, it Was again they could play with the HOT[ I have a new um- baby like a doll. They brella, was going to use it don't know what to do because the sun was so with him, he's not big . hot. I walk out there, enough to play with! We couldn't get the thing to also talked with fiends open, paid $5 tbr it! I put Willie Fern Glover, we it on a chair on the porch worked at the Vasserette and left it, locked my together 50 years agol door and here I go! When When I started to leave, 1 got to the "East Gate." 1 asked someone to open punched the code number the door to let me ouL I to open the door, never told them I wasn't run- got it opened. A lady was ning away from home, I sitting in her car waiting didn't live there, but may for her daughter. She saw one day! I got home it that I was having trouble, was still HOT! I started got out and said hello to get my door key from Clara Jo. It was Sharon my pocket! You guessed Woflbrd "Mrs. Benny," itI I had lost my key, had her husband died a few another set of keys in months ago. At the front pocket, they were car desk saw David Hall. I keys and mailbox, what planned to see his with, was I going to do? I Gene, her door was walked across the Street closed, l.didn't know if to Nell Tills to use her she was asleep or not, phone to call the manager went back later, opened to see if she had an extra the door a little, she was apartment key? She did, asleep. Saw Becky walked down and opened Owens, she works there, my door. Got inside, Ruby Stogner, Leon looked in my purse, there Johnson, enjoyed visiting was the key, don't know them, also Thelma Adair; how I locked the door, I go down the hall read- but it was locked! Thank ing names, if they are sit- you Lord, for taking care ling up and I know them, of met 1 visit. I went to see Tomorrow, June 8th is Carol Thompson, she was my 67 wedding anniver- out of her room, so 1 sary. I have been a missed her. She and widow 33 years, we were Bruce have a new baby only married 35. When grandson, about 2 weeks he died at 58, I was 52. old. They also have twin Miss you "hen." granddaughters 3 years Thanks for reading! 7"cOcas 7vf,~ica~" 9no. "Besf M( A Winner! T~r~Ie MOA iety r~y [30~ P~5 "y Trinidad Tales By Emily Lundy Special to The News How much hotterlcan it get?. Week before las| made me afraid to go out in day- light. Rain, rain. We need it and the sweet coolness that sometime comes with it. United Methodist Church will have a one-day Bible School June 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch served. Teresa Marlow, daugh- ter of Noreen and Earl Jones, niece to Bud Du- laney, wrote thi week to make sure we have her relatives on our plaque of veterans: Earl Jones, Sr.- -Arm.y (WWI); Earl Jones, Jr.--Navy (WWl I); Marshall Marlow--Army and Air Force (WWII, Korea, and peace time); Stan Marlow (Teresa's husband)--Navy (Viet- nam); Cleo Taylor-- Army (WWII); Bud Du- laney' --Army(Korea). Thank you all. Some information is available on Barry Bryson. In 1962, Barry was in the 7th grade with Belle Sharp, Lee Nolan, Doris Airheart, Terry Fleming aad more. He is in a Houston Hospital for some amputation with his diabetes. I have been told his brother Joe was in the fourth grade with Jeri- lyn Hoskins, and David Johnston, among others, has died. Also in 1962, 12 gradu- ate& William Story was su- perintendent. Billy Dowdy was principal. The year- book, edited by Fran War- ren and Patti Wheatley, dedicated to Mr. At, buckle. Jeanne Land and Larry Stanfield were Mr. and Miss Trojan. On the board were John French, Bill Green, Hays Hoskina, J.C. Peebles, George Estes, Harden Airheart, and O.S, Bryson. Two teachers among others were Rosa Metcalf and Elnora Massey. Gardens are being earn- fully nurtured with bopes of good eating later, not much later as seeds are turning into mature corn, tomatoes, cabbage, and so Off. .,.-- .. Evelyn Beavers is still at South Place and can get around in a wheel chai~. Bethel Kelly is home, tak- ing it easy with her neck. Summer little league is going strong. I like the 8 o'clock games. Most young people are looking for jobs, especially. those going to college this fall. Brandon Polk (Clas~ of 2008) is in Austin and wants to live there. This may be the most popular city in the state. Skunks and other wild animals have been in yards in town. The deer seem to know hunting season ha~ ended. Mary Ann anti Chissum Whorton were visitors for last weekend from the Houston area. They arc expecting a baby in Sq - lamber. 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Looney, Joe Wilbanks, Harding Air- heart, Flora Robb, a neigh- bor of Bethel Kelly's I'll try to get the name of next week, Ron Holt, Joe Moser, Lawrence Moser; Gertrude Stanfmld, Rober- ta Staples, Geraldine Stan- field, Elnora Masscy, Christopher Brown, Lau- rmm .Lawler on the mend, Brancy Reece, Don Wilbanks, Ruby Williams, Winston Thornberg, Elnora Massey, those who are alone or lonely. Have mercy on us all.