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/ 1;. 4A .-The Malakoff News, Thursday, July gt, 1983 5 By MARY HUNTER AFter 37 years as a correspondent for the city of Trinidad, Cleor8 Fleming she might lay her pen down. "I will probably quit m December," the attractive writer said. "Of course I have said that for three years, but my hands hurt badly when I write and will probably be my last year to do a colu/rm." Although she has a typewriter, she prefers to write in longhand since "it is so much trouble to get it (typewriter) out." Writing is only one small dent in this CITIZEN OF THE YEAR--Cleora Fleming received a plaque as she was named Trinidad's 1982 Citizen of the Year by the Trinidad Chamber of Commerce. (Staff pb.~o by Ann Rounsnvall) SPRING CREEK R.V. Sales & So ce E, Hwy, 3 [ 2 miles east of Malakof 489-[]63 COOK TREE & FENCE SERVICE "Let Us Prepare Your Lawn For Spring" MALAKdlT 489.m14z MALAKOFF PRESCRIPTION SHOPPE 105 N. Terry 489-1909 Marhn and Karen Perkins CITY BUILDING SUPPLIES, INC. West Royall Blvd. 489-0891 vivacious lady's activities. Named Trinidad's Citizen of the Year in 1982, she is involved in all community and many county civic endeavors. As a "complete surprise" in 1979, she was named an Ambassador of Good Will by Gov. Bill Ciements. With a schedule packed full of ap- pointments, Cleora jots her com- mitments on a calendar so she always knows everything she has to do. In between commitments, she finds time to help her husband W.C. Flem/ng, retired senior mechanic for TP&L, with their gardens and keep up the five rent houses, some of which they built. This summer, they have stuccoed the five houses. While proudly showing their home, another of their creations, she laughs and says, "When we first married we lived down by the TP&L plant and paid $7.50 a month rent." Their stucco home has a sunken living room and is decorated with her macrame, the antiques she collects, and items she obtains from places she visits on vacation. She has shells picked up on the Carribean, a painting for which she traded a has, bali cap in Haiti, and other mementos. This year, this couple celebrated their 371h wedding anniversary in Canada. The couple has traveled ex- teusively over the United States and Canada, been to two World Fairs, gone on cruises and through the Panama Canal. When her husband retired, he "took outgoing lady with a sparkUng per- sonality was once extremely shy. She described herself as a "shy, skinny little blond-haired country kid and kind of backward. I gained confidence after graduation when I went to Virginia to live with my brother and go to trade school. Cleora has dedicated her life to her church, her family and to people. A member of the Trinidad United Methodist Church, she has written its history, taught the primary class 10 years "in the old days," and laughs as she says she has "about 40 jobs which I love to do for my church and try to do them all and do a good job." For 11 years, she has been a member of the board for the American Cancer Society. She supervises the St. Jude Bike-a-thon each year and visits nur- sing homes in Kerens and Malakoff. She also is a member of the Hen- derson County Child Welfare Beard, the Henderson County Historical Com- mission since 1969, the Cancer Society, the Heart Fund, Multiple Sclerosis drive and has been a member of the Trinidad Chamber of Commerce since it started and has served as its executive director. Each year she works with the Trinity River Jamboree, visits people in the hospital, and attends all the parties and showers in her community and gathers news. On Cleora's back screendoor is a clothes pin. People pin news there if she is not at home. enjoy classes, but never wanted to go to college. That was why I went to a trade school." She likes to work with her hands, such as building houses, laying bricks for barbecue pits or anything creative. She has been a board member of the United Way for Henderson County for about five years and has been named Mother of the Year by the Federated Women's Club. For the Palestine District of which her church is a member, she has served as vice president. When the book of cemetery records for Henderson County was being compiled, this busy lady researched and wrote the section for the Trinidad Cemetery. For the past 25 years, she has been in charge of keeping the names and ad- dresses of the classes for Trinidad H/gh School homecoming. This year the over the cooking. If it was not for him, I An inveterate record-keeper, she has never could get all this done," she scrapbooks full of the events in her life. acknowledged. She has many framed awards and The couple freeze and can the also stacks of awards of special produce they raise. They share them recognition from local, county and state with her mother and the couple's sons, sources. Terry of Houston and Gary of Dallas Twice a week, she attends an aerobic and their families and lucky friends, exercise class. "Over the years, I have " One would never guess that this gone to a lot of classes," she recalls. "I BRADSHAW INSURANCE AGENCY Ill $~th Ten7 MaiakM1 09.1335 BiJ[ and ~ Oradshaw 101 T-SHIRT HUT E. Mitcham Malakoff 489-]055 THE BARBER SHOP East Royall Blvd. 489-0455 Les Williams and Earl Gentry 1 classes of 1933, 1943, will be honored. Each Sunday, churches in Trinidad bulletins. She then church. After lunch, she her column which hours. why does she work community? "I like to become bes a good wife. My tribute what I have blessing to me." Every day Cleora hall, to town and the in excellent health in the hospital except were born. She feels the health and doing all these So :;I ; "7 : % ..... : ~ >! i ililili !!i:i!ii iliiii:!!,ii ii; 3! CT. _,OKA I L,EMBNG FIRST SAVIN ,S & LOAN OF MAI Highway 489-099 Featuring sertapedic innerspring FOOD FARE MALAKOFF, INC. Highway 31 W. 489-0538 Open SunAhurs. 8 to 7 Fr~ an(] Sat 8 to 8. TANNER MOTOR COMPANY 105 East Mitcham 489-1292 The Tanner Family I DULANEY AUTO SUPPLY "Pleasing You Pleases us 511 Highway 31 East 489-1533 Mr and Mrs Bud Dulaney I OCHOA'S RESTAURANT 489-1779 Malakoft. MALAKOFF FLORAL CENTER 125 H. Tow/ Vlvtan Jack JIM DAY ELECTRIC Malzkoff 489-0910 _ I MALAKOFF INSURANCE AGENCY 102 South Terry 489-0512 Mr,, and Mrs Jerry Garrison / \ (~)'rJg~t 1983 K~O~ Advwt~t4~ Sor~ and WdhemS NgWIK~Jt F01dUrN Syr.ff,~tte, P 0 ~oN 8024. C/~ariotte4vtl~ Ya 22906 Tuesday Wedr~ssday Thursday Friday Saturday Matthew Matthew John I ThessalomansHebrews 9:18-26 11:20-24 4:1 42 1:1-10 11:1-40 MALAKOFF CHURCH OF CHRIST Jams I. $trinlPr, Minister BIMe 8udy ..................... I}:3o a.m. Sunday Morning Worship ....... 10:25 a.m. sunday EvenJnll Wor|hlp ........ 6:~ p.m. Wednesday St,trice ............. ~:~ p.m. Wedda~lay Ladlu Bible Clue.. i|:|Me.fl ~. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF MALAKOFF William Ramie, Pastor Stmday SehoM .................. 0:~$ a.m. l~mday Morning Worship ...... II **~ i.e. Sunday Evenlnl WoNhlp ........ 7:~ p.m. W~In~day Worshlp ............. 7: ~ p.m. Glrb Auxiliary, li~nday ......... $:N p.m. WMU, Tlm~lay ................. I}:00 a.m. Clmtr Prncfle: Sunday, Celebration ........... ~ :00 p.m, Wedne~lay, Young M~llau. S:~LP.m.t Sunday, Adult Choir ........... 8:oe p.m. MALAKOFF FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH C. ~ C~n,M~ Padw 8~mday Srheei ................. 10:00 a.m. Mm~dag WerMdp .............. II:0ea.m. Evening Wet~h|p ................ 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Chancel Cheir ....... T :30 p.m. United Method,st Women meet ~nd and 4th Mo~htys .......... 2:30 p.m. FFF m~la 101 uml ~I ~ysll :~ u.m. MALAKOFF ASSEMBLY OF GOD Ken ~ Past~ Sunday Seda~ .................. 1}:~u.m. 6malay Merahts Werzldp ....... 1O:~ u.m. 8ud~y Evulag W4~sblp ........ 1:00 p.~lg Wedmmday Mid-week Servl~.,. 1:1~ p,m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CROSS ROADS ten [z t K&K KOATINGS, INC. Highway 31 East 489.1920 Mrs. Jeff Hopkins ROYALL CHEVROLET & BUICK CO. 510 W. Royall Blvd. 489-0529 LAKESIDE BEAUTY SHOP rRINIDAD Canel City 489-0701 CHURCH OF CHRIST Melinda Watsonl Owner Dmdd R. Wlke, Mlnl~r mday kho~ .................. 9:30 s.m. Sunday Merniag Worzhlg ....... 10:30 a.m. Sunday Ewmins WcruMp ........ I1:~ p.m. I I ............ st.,. [ McCool's W4N~le~y MJd-week ........... 7:30p.m. Wedrsesdsy, Ladles Bible Clams. 10:00 a.m. "CALV~t~Y BAPTIST ~HURCH Dept. Store OF TRINIDAD .... 489-1532 Bill Watson, Minis~r Jack MCool ~y Scho~ .................. 9:45 a.m. I 8~Zday Morning Worship ....... 10:45 a.m. ~duy Tra/nlng Service ........ 6:or~ p.m. 8und~y Evenlnll Worship ........ 7:00p.m. McKEE LUMBER CO. WedlwlNlay Worship ...... ., ...... 7:30 p,m, Auxllhtry, Wednesday ........... 0:30 p.m. ~ [. [[~l~l FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 489-0527 TRINIDAD ~m Dew/, Mamql~ Danny Ildw, MlnMer ~klmlay ~ ................. lO:~|.m. Sudl~ i~vhool .................. 0:45 a.m, Wednesday, Music Maker~ .... ?:00 p.m.Wm'ship Servk~ ............... 11:Na,m, Sttnday Merning Wmlhlp ....... ll:0ea.m, wednesday Nigb ........ ., ...... 7:~p.m. Wednesday ..................... 7:Oep.m. PARKVIEW MISSIONARY CROSS ROADS FIRST UNITED METHODIST BAPTIST CHURCH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CHURCH OF TRINIDAD Ral t~it~ Pa#~ ~ Hml Oamu~ Pa~ Tim Edwards, Minlst~ i~nduyt~cINsoJ.,.: ..... .,, ;, ,;,.*{hg~lSa[,m~, l~x~leyMof~alnaWoraldp ........ I:OOa,m,~lun~laySehoo~ .................. 1}:45a,m, ~madayMofalngWmht~ ....... 10:$au.m. ~lmldaySeheol ................. tO:lalt.m. ~alMlaYMealaSWeNbiP ....... 10:~a.m. Sunday Evening Wershlp.. ~. .... 0:4tS p.m. Bible Study ..................... 5:30 p.m. ~mday Evening Wmlhip ........ $:ee p.m. UMYF .......................... a:45 p.m. wednesday Night: Gespel ~lagiag Fellowship Supper -- WMA .................. ....... 0:~p.m. EveryZndFrJduyelmesth ...... ~:30p.m. Sunbeams .................... 0:4a p.m. 4,'* Wednesday ................ 0:30 p.m. Word~p Service .............. 1:30 p.m; Ladies Slide Study, Tue~y .... 0:30 a.m. I I I InterFim Bank Malakoff 4N.0SN - I ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH Re. W.H. Uslm, Temporarily at 731 E. Tyler (CarroB & Lehr Chapel) CIIRIfflIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY ST. JUDE'S MISSION |i3 L T~ Self0 101 AtJmu Father 8.G. (aden 6757~7 servkes held ut Lather Lane at Hwy. 85 Isle ............................. lkS0a.~ ~unday Ms~ .................... 8:30u.m. idM~m~ .................. 7"Ja p.-BmN[aylkh~,i immediately after ma~ II FEED BOX lllm lun,h Mth m Mte~ Clmmk Ud= M MlcJ~l', 451.2331 TEXAS CLAY iNDUSTRiES, iNC. W. Main 489-1331 CEDAR tAKE NURSING HOME w. soma im L 489-1702 M~llZm~t & Stuff ;,, ,-'..;. ,, Over 150 Living Room items to choose from. Special discount without delivery. ~"I d . 3]9 N Terry NEXT TO MALAKOFF PRESCRIPTION SHOPPE 489-0090