Hatters and classmates visit

Published 8:45 am Thursday, August 20, 2015

August 21 — “Smile and the world smiles with you, frown and you frown alone.”

The Prospect Historical Society members are selling tickets on a 14-inch laptop, $50 gas card and $25 cash prize the first Tuesday of October. You may purchase a ticket from a member of the society or call 574-6140 or 392-6431. The tickets are $1 each.

Mrs. Dianna Smith and her children, Brianna, Charles and Christina, stopped by to visit her mother-in-law Pat Smith last Friday.

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On Tuesday Mrs. Pat Smith met her college roommate Mrs. Carolyn Boyd in Appomattox for lunch.

Mrs. Pat Smith traveled to Unionville to spend Wednesday through Friday with her father John Keaveny Sr. this week.  Her brother John Keaveny Jr., of Richmond, was also visiting for a few days.

Mr. and Mrs. John Gager, Mr. And Mrs. Danny Marsh and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hall had dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows in Farmville on Saturday last week.

Mrs. Betty Noblin, along with most of the Richardson family, traveled to Pinehurst, N.C., where they attended the Dixie Youth Girls World series.

Mrs. Flora Bolt attended a committee meeting July 28 to help make plans for the 175th celebration of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian church. The celebration is planned for Oct. 11.

On Aug. 3 Mrs. Flora Bol, granddaughter Haley Murdock and friend Grace enjoyed lunch with Mrs. Judy Bolt and son Chris. Others joining them were Jennifer Bolt, Judy’s sister and her family, Andy and Kay Baber and son John and Jacqueline Atward and three sons who will be returning home to Alaska on Sunday.

Mrs. Flora Bolt had a good phone call recently with Marie Buckman, a Farmville High School classmate and a friend since the eighth grade. She is remembered here as Marie Weaver, of Rice. She and her husband Robert now reside in Tarboro, N.C. Robert is formally of Prospect.

On Aug. 3 Mrs. Flora Bolt received a phone call from her nephew Buddy Woodson and his wife Lois who live in London, England. Lois is not well at this time. They are Baptist missionaries in London.

Mrs. Flora Bolt and Mrs. Frances Ollie met for lunch Aug. 6 at Merk’s Place. Joining them were Steve Bolt and Ashley Bolt.

Hilda Allen and Elfrieda Kerns hosted the Prospect Happy Hats for their August get-together Aug. 14 at Applebee’s. Those joining Hilda and Elfrieda were Ann Norton, Betty Sumner, Jean Covington, Betty Meadows, Jeannette Tarlton, Margaret Stockton and Elsie Wilson. All had a good time, and those not present were greatly missed.

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for: Shirley Martin, Hilda Friend, Elfrieda Kerns, Betty Jean Bolt and Mildred Harvey Shanks.

The members of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invite you to worship Sunday. The Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will preach.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect invites you to worship Sunday (Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.).The Rev. Caitilin Hoy will be with them Sunday.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville, 302 Industrial Park Rd., invites you to worship Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and Wednesday for Bible study at 7 p.m. 

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