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Tuggle Area News

June 25 — “Poor indeed is the man who cannot enjoy the simple things of life.”

I hope all fathers and father figures had a wonderful day last Sunday with your families.

The Prospect Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary thanks each of you for supporting its meatloaf supper on June 20.

The descendants of Lavaulette M. and Margaret DeJarnette Price Penick gathered at the Gee-Price Building at Fuqua School June 20 for their annual reunion, this being the 47th. Joseph Hardin, of Williamsburg, was the youngest family member present, and Margaret Elva Penick Stockton was the oldest family member present. We were not large in numbers this year, but we had a great time. The Penick Family Quilt, made by Rachel A. Paulson Pearson some years ago and  now owned by Rebecca Paulson Goin, was on display as well as family pictures of past years. The quilt is an item everyone enjoys looking at to find their name.

Peggy Kelsey joined eight family members with a trip to attend the Washington-Pittsburgh baseball game Saturday. Before the game, they met Phil and Melinda Kelsey from Mt Juliet, Tennessee, at Historic Old Town Alexandria where they had lunch overlooking the Potomac River.

The fathers of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect were honored with candy on Sunday. John Marsden presented the candy.

Mrs. Betty Noblin, along with Henry and Shirley Richardson, spent Wednesday through Sunday with Tom and Pat Arrington at their “River Home” near Long Jack Bay. They reported a wonderful time.

At Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle the mothers are awarded flowers on Mother’s Day, so on Father’s Day the men are awarded candy. The young children give out the candy while Chris Bolt did the announcing.

Mrs. Flora Bolt, Mrs. Judy Bolt and Miss Jennifer Bolt attended the Farmville/Prince Edward Historical Society meeting at the historic Farmville Train Station on June 16. The Rev. Dr. Willie Thompson spoke on how things were in Farmville and Prince Edward following the Civil War.

On June 18 Mrs. Flora Bolt and her brother, Garland Woodson, had dinner at the Huddle House in celebration of Garland’s birthday.

On June 19 Mrs. Flora Bolt attended a surprise 60th anniversary party for T. M. and Liz Manis at the Farmville Train Station. The party was given by their children Tommy and Cathy Manis and Carl and Chasity Manis.

Several family members, Mrs. Flora Bolt, Garland Woodson, Ann Parker, and Gene and Lois Southall, met at the Prospect Fire House on June 20 to enjoy the delicious meatloaf supper.

Mrs. Jeni Bolt and sons Joshua and Jacob spent June 18-21 in Richmond visiting her parents, Vince and Linda Eikmeier.

Mrs. Judy Bolt had most of the Bolt family with her for lunch on Father’s Day.

The Prospect Happy Hats met at the Prospect Fire House on June 20 for the meatloaf supper. Pat Smith was hostess for this event. Red Hatters joining her were: Hilda Allen, Rita Rountree, Betty Sumner, Margaret Stockton, Jeannette Tarlton, Elsie Wilson, along with Jeff Smith, Richard Stockton, James Tarlton and guest of Elsie Wilson. They all had a good time, especially Pat and Jeff Smith. Each of them won a door prize.

A very speedy recovery is wished for all those who are sick at this time or just need our prayers: Betty Meadows, Steve Martin, Betty Jean Bolt, Elfrieda Kerns, and Mildred Shanks.

The Special Blessing Mission Group of Glenn Memorial Baptist Church met on June 22 at the church where they filled baskets and men’s handkerchiefs for the nursing home. Lunch followed. Those helping out were Evelyn Shelton, Shirley Fulcher, Judy Mottley, Jeannette Tarlton, Nancy Mottley and Shirley Mottley.

The members of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invite you to worship with them Sunday. Kemper Beasley III will be with them this Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect invites you to worship with them every Sunday. Sunday School is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Harlan Austin will be with them on Sunday.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville invites you to worship with them on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and on Wednesday evening for Bible Study for all age groups at 7 p.m. The Church is located at 302 Industrial Park Road, in the former Stackpole-Carbone building.

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