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July 26 – “Love and friendship are the greatest things in life.”

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy (Peggy) Early spent the past week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kelsey. Jimmy and Peggy attended his 50th class reunion on Saturday at the Farmville Train Depot.

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows spent a few days last week with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Shotwell and family in Duck, NC. They had a great time at the beach and enjoyed the grandchildren, Josh, Zack, and Kate and their friends Sasha and Emma. The weather was wonderful and the ocean was calm, much to the disappointment of the surfers.

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Southall visited Gladys Goin at Amelia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Gladys is doing fine. Later Gene took Lois to McDonald's in Amelia for a Mac Double.

July 19 -21 Mr. and Mrs. Ray Noblin visited their son and daughter in-law, Mr. and Mrs. David Noblin and grandchildren, Brady and Allie in Chesapeake.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton attended the 63rd Annual National Chenault Family Reunion held in the Marriott Convention Center in Chattanooga, TN, July 20 – 22. There were family members in attendance from California, Alabama, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Texas and Georgia. A fun time was had by all.

July 19 Mrs. Flora Bolt visited Mrs. Edna Woodson at Trinity Mission. She found Edna cheerful and happy as she always is.

On July 22, Mrs. Flora Bolt visited her sister in-law, Frances Bolt at the Watkins Center at the Woodlands. She is recovering from a broken hip. Also, visiting Frances were her three children: Mrs. Linda Bolt of Delaware; Mrs. Marsha Bolt of Powhatan; and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bolt of Amelia; as well as her nephew, Michael Banton of Washington, D.C.; and niece, Lisa Banton of Drakes Branch and her four children, Tatum, Jade, Jonathan and James. Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Bolt and Stacy were visiting with Frances. They all went to the dining room where they enjoyed birthday cake. Lisa's oldest son, Tatum was celebrating his 12th birthday; her daughter Jade will be 10 in a few weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith went to Lynchburg on Monday. After completing errands, they enjoyed having lunch at the Hibachi Grill.

On Saturday, July 28, a women's brunch will be held at 10 a.m. at Calvary Chapel Farmville. The speaker will be Mrs. Sherri Fisher and her topic is “Prayer.” All women age 18 and older are welcome to attend this free event.

Mrs. Shirley Fulcher joined Mrs. Evelyn Shelton, Mrs. Linda Franklin and Mrs. Jeannette Tarlton on Monday at Glenn Memorial Baptist Church in Prospect for their “Special Blessing” group meeting.

Mrs. Alice Bartlett, Mrs. Flora Bolt and Mrs. Frances Southall met on Thursday at Merk's Place for lunch. Flora and Alice were classmates at Farmville High School graduating in 1948. Frances is a family member to both Alice and Flora.

Mrs. Flora Bolt visited Mrs. Margaret Banko at the Watkins Center on Sunday. Mrs. Banko is improving following a broken hip. Her daughter, Jeannette Johnstone was also visiting.

Friends and neighbors are wishing a speedy recovery for all those who are sick at this time: Mrs. Shirley Mottley.

Friends and neighbors are expressing their sincere sympathy to the families of Alvin Mason and Lewis Case.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11a.m. The Rev. Chuck Klotzberger 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 Sunday; Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Robert Johnson of Richmond will be with them this Sunday

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 Simpson Road in Prospect, two miles west of Dowdy's Corner just off of US 460.

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