• 73°


May 17 – “Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.”

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton honored their daughter in-law, Mary Jo with a belated birthday lunch on Monday at Red Lobster in Lynchburg; also joining them were her husband Lon Stockton, Jr. and son Sean.

The women of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church were honored on Sunday with long stem red roses by John Marsden. The ladies thank you John.

Dale Shumaker of Northern Virginia, attended church with his mother, Betty Shumaker on Mother's Day. Afterwards he and his brother, Mike Shumaker, of Prospect, treated their mom and Peggy Kelsey, to lunch at Ruby Tuesday's. Kim Shumaker, Debra Sue, and Darrell also joined them.

Hardy Kelsey traveled to Riverside Hospital in Hampton on Saturday morning to visit his cousin Keith Bales. Keith is very ill at this time.

Mrs. Peggy Kelsey was delighted to be able to attend the 85th birthday celebration for Mrs. Grace Repass on Saturday at Chestnut Grove Baptist Church.

Mrs. Flora Bolt, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bolt along with Carleen and Amber Davis were honored with a Mother's Day dinner at the home of Chace Davis. Stacy Bolt and Chace cooked for the honored guests.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith traveled to Raleigh, NC, on Friday. They spent the day shopping and had lunch at a Mexican restau-rant. Friday evening they attended Carmina Burana at the Meymandi Concert Hall. Ms Heather Buck, the soprano in the pro-duction is married to Mrs. Smith's cousin, Peter McGough. After additional shopping on Saturday morning the Smiths were the luncheon guests of Ms Buck at Mitche's Tavern in Raleigh. Ms. Buck had been touring professionally in Poland for several months immediately prior to her Raleigh performance. On Sunday she left for her home in New York City.

Jeffrey Sharpe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sharpe of Buckingham, participated in his preschool graduation program on Tuesday. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith.

Mr. and Mrs. John Fulcher attended their grandson's, Dale Fulcher, graduation from Longwood University. He received a degree in Liberal Studies.

Mrs. Peggy Kelsey started celebrating Mother's Day early with dinner at Merk's Place on Saturday night with her son and his family, Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Kelsey and Celena.

Mrs. Flora Bolt visited friends at Brookview on Thursday the 10, Mrs. Dot Shumaker, Mrs. Ruth Southall, Mr. John Varner, Mrs. Page Johnson, Mrs. Virginia Clabo and others. She also visited Robert Dowdy at Holly Manor.

Mrs. Jennifer Bolt and Joshua visited her mother for Mother's Day in Richmond. They all went out to lunch including her fa-ther Vince Eikemier and Vince, Jr. to honor the mothers.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Floyd motored to Orange on Sunday afternoon to visit their daughters and their families for Mother's Day.

John Fulcher treated his wife Shirley to breakfast on Mother's Day. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Fulcher came by to see Shirley fol-lowing church services.

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Fulcher and children along with Greg Fulcher came calling with the dinner meal on Sunday night. Shirley had a very good day.

Mr. and Mrs. Lon Stockton, Jr. and Sean treated his mother Margaret Stockton with lunch on Mother's day. Richard Stock-ton joined in the Mother's Day celebration.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Newcomb of Pamplin took their mothers, Mrs. Sue Amos and Mrs. Hazel Baldwin to lunch at Ruby Tues-days on Mother's day. Travis Newcomb and William Amos were also guest.

Mrs. Vicki Johns of Amelia joined Mr. and Mrs. William Amos for dinner on Saturday night.

Mr. and Mrs. William Amos attended 1st Fridays in Farmville this past Friday night. They enjoyed the band and seeing so many friends.

The Triple LLL Club of Heritage Baptist Church traveled to Charlotte North Carolina for a visit to the Billy Graham Library on Monday and Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Noblin were among those enjoying a great experience.

Mrs. Flora Bolt, Mrs. Polly Mottley and Mrs. Terri Bolt were honored on Mother's Day by Steve Bolt with lunch at a local restaurant. Also present were Billy Mottley and Steve and Terri's' granddaughters Haley and Payden Murdock.

All the ladies at Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church were honored for Mother's Day with red, white, and pink carnations by Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bolt. Many thanks to them.

Mrs. Flora Bolt attended the United Daughters of the Confederacy on May 9. One item of business was to finalize the plans for the Memorial Day Celebration to honor the veterans of the War Between the States. The U.D.C. and the U.S.C. jointly spon-sor the Memorial Day Service May 28 at 11 a.m. at the Confederate Cemetery just out of Farmville in Cumberland County.

Visiting in the home of Mrs. Flora Bolt and Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Bolt and Joshua on Saturday was Miss Sarah Barr and Brian McCarthy of the Williamsburg area. Sarah graduated from Longwood three years ago. She volunteered helping Joshua with his program while she attended Longwood University. She taught school in Honduras for two years and is now furthering her edu-cation.

Glad to report Mrs. Linda W. Campbell is home following back surgery and doing better each day as is Dennis Merkle fol-lowing his stay in the hospital.

Family, friends and neighbors wish a speedy recovery for those who are sick at this time; Keith Bales, Mrs. Ida S. LeWarne, Mrs. Linda W. Campbell, Mrs. Dora C. Chaffin, Mrs. Kim W. Butler, Dennis Merkle, Bobbie Leatherwood, and Floyd Garrett.

Friends and neighbors are expressing their sincere sympathy to the family of Mrs. Nellie Hodges.

The Presbyterian Women of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect will have their annual Birthday Breakfast May 20 at 10 a.m.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Wil-liam McGuire will be in the pulpit this Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect invites you to come and worship with them every Sun-day; Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville invites you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. They invite you to join them each week on Wednesday evening for Bible Study for all age groups at 7 p.m. Calvary Chapel-Farmville is located at 45 Simp-son Road in Prospect, two miles west of Dowdy's Corner just off of US 460.

If you would like to contribute something to the News, call 392-6431 or email to mom@moonstar.com.