Published 3:14 pm Thursday, October 4, 2012

October 4 – “The smallest deed is better than the grandest intention.”

Saturday is the day for the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department's Harvest Sale Saturday, October 6. This is a very good opportunity to support the fire department, which give so much to the community, see friends; and enjoy the food and auction. The yard sale will be from 7 a.m. until noon. The Bake Sale starts at 7 a.m. and goes all day. The auction will start at 1 p.m. The barbeque supper will start at 4 p.m. Food will be available all day! Consignments will also be accepted for the auction-owner will be responsible for getting these items to the firehouse.

The Prospect Historical Society will have a table set up at the Yard Sale with items they are selling; tee shirts, sweatshirts, matted pictures, note cards, and tote bags.

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Those attending the birthday fish fry for Ralph Repass' 85th birthday on Saturday were Kim Shumaker, Debra Sue and Darrell from Prospect, and Peggy Kelsey. Tommy Price and David Price, grandsons, cooked delicious fish and hush puppies.

Mrs. Flora Bolt met Mrs. Alice Bartlett for lunch Sept. 27, following lunch Mrs. Bartlett visited her husband in the Watkins Center and Mrs. Bolt joined a group from the Farmville Presbyterian Church for a visit to High Bridge. Mrs.

Bolt was able to go out on the bridge for a ways with the aid of her walker.

Mrs. Shirley Fulcher and Mrs. Judy Mottley accompanied Susan Coleman to Williamsburg where they spent Thursday through Saturday. They enjoyed shopping as well as taking in the sights.

Funeral services for Rachel Kelsey McBride were held Saturday at Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church. She was dedicated to the Presbyterian denomination. After graduation from State Teachers College, she taught school in Bath and Nottoway counties. After retirement she and husband, Garland were owners of McBride Ceramics in Keysville. Many of their ceramics are still in local homes and churches.

“Special Blessing” of Glenn Memorial Baptist Church at Prospect traveled to Salem to Hope Tree Family Service” where they delivered items they had made in the last few months. Those making the trip were: Mrs. Shirley Fulcher, Mrs. Shirley Mottley, Mrs. Nancy Mottley, Mrs. Judy Mottley and Mrs. Evelyn Shelton.

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Bolt took his mother, Flora Bolt to Merk's Place for dinner Sept. 29. Miss Stacy Bolt and Chace Davis joined them for dinner.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton were delighted to have their grandson Sean Stockton spend the weekend with them.

Mr. and Mrs. Don Meadows have returned home after spending last week at the Outer Banks with their beach friends. While there Mrs. Meadows celebrated her birthday on Monday.

Mrs. Edith Vaughan and Mrs. Joyce Floyd hosted a Salad Luncheon Sept. 27 at Rock Branch as the Prospect Happy Hats celebrated their eighth birthday. Those joining Edith and Joyce in celebrating were: Hilda Allen, Pat Smith, Elfrieda Kerns, Alice Campbell, Margaret Stockton and Edwina Covington.

Neighbors, family and friends are praying for a speedy recovery for those that are sick at this time; Jean Penick Derrenbacker and Wanda Whitus.

Friends and neighbors are expressing their sincere sympathy to the families of those who have lost loves ones in the past week: Mrs. Rachel Hope Kelsey McBride and A.G. Waycaster.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invites everyone to Sunday School at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.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. Robert Hall will fill the pulpit on Sunday, they will observer Holy Communion.

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.

Happy Birthday is wished to all those celebrating birthdays in October. Your flower is the Calendula and your birthstone is the Opal. Those I know about are: Gwen Paulson of Chester (3), Nancy McKay (3), Ray George of Burkeville (4), Raymond Dickerson of Pamplin (4), Mrs. Shirley Fulcher (5), Helen Booker (6), Lois Johnson (8), Deborah Lundeen (8), Emily Swoap of Bowling Green (8), Tabitha Tatum (14), Kate Shorter (15), Jim Reynolds (18), Al Mason (19), Zeb Johnson (22), Steve Martin of Cumberland (23), Larry Franklin (24), Don Meadows (25), Betty Jean Bolt (28), Clara Elder of Pamplin (28), and Kathryn Powell of Blackstone (30).

Happy Anniversary is wished to Mr. and Mrs. Al (Phyllis) Mason (15).

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