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Music, autograph signing coming to Massey Town

Everyone is invited to attend a singing and book signing at Sweet Annie’s at Massey Town Mon., Oct. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. Guest singers will be Eddie Miller and Gerald Taylor. Author Will McCollum will be available to autograph his new book entitled “Rural Route One,” a story about his experiences growing up on a farm in the Ryan community.

Jean and Willodean Minter Whitley, formerly of the Massey community, are enjoying visiting relatives and friends in this area. They are currently residing in Ames, Iowa. They had lunch on Friday with Ronnie Reeder, Donnie and Song Chandler, Joyce Whitley, Katie Sue Hardin, Hattie Mae Hardin, Kay Farrer, Hazel Campbell, Martha Templeton, Bill Padgett and Reba Barnes.

Special belated happy birthday wishes go out this week to Hayden Little on Sept. 27 and Nancy Eddy on Sept. 28

Happy birthday wishes go out to Tyler McAbee on Sept. 30.

Members of Shady Grove Baptist Church express Christian love and prayers for Harvey McCleskey, J.W. Franklin, Perry Hampton, Max Merritt, Shirley Bibb, Barbara Gillespie, Lynn Montgomery, Harold Ingle, Andrew Cagle, Blondie Morris, and Don. L. Allen, Bob Evans, Kam and Candy Friedrichs, Wanda Archer, Gloria Hadder, Stephanie Hyde, Jerry Jordan and Barbara Franklin.

Shady Grove Baptist Church expressed loving memory last week for the following deceased church members: Nancy Holt Stringer, Sept. 9, 1942 – Aug. 2, 2005; Wilma Hensley Vest, Sept. 20, 1922 – Sept. 16, 1999; Mildred Kelso, Sept., 2, 1928 – Dec. 9, 2002; Robert Turrentine, Sept, 23, 1926 – May 10, 2003; Redding Morgan, Sept. 25, 1929 – March 20, 2008; Ruby Moore Johnson, Sept. 27, 1912 – April 19, 2002.

United Methodist Women of McKendree United Methodist Church met Wed., Sept. 21, for their annual luncheon at O’Bryan’s in Hartselle. Attending were Carolyn Besnyl and daughter, Joyce O’Neal, Kay Farrer, newcomer Sally Kerr, Wilene Carter, Linda Ryan, Peggy Durand, Jeannie Alexander, and Pam Bryant Holmes. Everyone missed Ruth Lewis who had a previous appointment as well as Lois Penn and Jean Lawrence, both of whom are in local healthcare facilities. Also missed was Earlene Morris who was not feeling well.

Special belated birthday wishes go out this week to Peggy Durand and Trey Edgil, both on Sept. 30.