Area families gather for Thanksgiving

Published 1:50 pm Thursday, December 3, 2015

Peggy Emert is selling Schermer pecans for the March of Dimes for $12 per pound; call (434) 574-6711.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith, Friday. 

On Monday Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith traveled to Lynchburg to shop and have lunch.

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Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows hosted Thanksgiving dinner at their home in Farmville. Attending were grandchildren Josh, Zack, Kate and friend Nikayla.

David and Paula Noblin and children Brady and Allie spent Thursday and Friday with his mother, Betty Noblin. Henry and Shirley Richardson joined them for a Thanksgiving meal.

On Saturday, Mrs. Betty Meadows, Mrs. Margaret Stockton, and Mrs. Shirley Moore, attended the “Tis the Season” Christmas Show in Pamplin, shopped in Appomattox and had lunch.

The Longwood Garden Club met at Johns Memorial Parish House and made floral arrangements for hospice patients.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith and children, Brianna, Charles and Christina hosted Thanksgiving dinner for Charles’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith, and Dianna’s mother, Mrs. Joyce Trinner.

On Saturday, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith and son Charles and his children, Brianna, Charles and Christina, traveled to Stafford to visit Jeff’s mother, Mrs. Dolores Smith.  After assisting with assorted yard and household chores they enjoyed lunch together. They then drove to Unionville to visit Pat’s father, John Keaveny.

Lon and Mary Jo Stockton and son Sean spent Thanksgiving with his parents, Richard and Margaret Stockton. They enjoyed a delicious meal and played Monopoly.

Mrs. Flora Bolt and Mrs. Marie Self traveled to Appomattox Nov. 17 to visit the jewelry store and other shops followed by lunch at the Babcock House. After lunch they toured the Confederate Museum where Robert E. Lee’s uniform and sword are on display.

Mrs. Flora Bolt attended the Farmville Chapter 45 United Daughters of the Confederacy Nov. 18 at the Farmville library. New president Susan Reynolds was presented and made plans for the coming year.

Jacob Bolt was 3 on Nov. 21. Parents Kyle and Jeni Bolt gave a party attended by 20 people including grandmother Flora Bolt, and grandparents Vince and Linda Eikmeier, of Henrico.

Stacy Michelle Bolt was selected as honorable mention from the Virginia Nursing Foundation as an “Under 40 Nurse Award.” Nominations were based on achievements in professional practice, leadership and positive promotion beyond the practice setting. Stacy was honored at the 2015 VNF gala Nov. 21 at the Hilton Short Pump. Stacy is a registered nurse at Centra SCH

On Nov. 19 Mrs. Flora Bolt, of UDC Farmville Chapter 45, attended the Sons of the Confederate Veterans High Bridge Camp Christmas dinner at Charleys. Attending were UDC President Susan Reynolds, husband Wayne and Vice President Deborah Lundeen and husband Roger. The speaker was Mrs. Theresa Roane, state UDC secretary and archivist of the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond. Her topic was “Men of Color who served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War.”

On Nov. 29 Mrs. Flora Bolt, Steve Bolt and granddaughters Haley and Payden Murdock and Jennifer Bolt were lunch guests of Mrs. Judy Bolt and son Chris. Judy had her Christmas tree and decorations up.

Haley Murdock helped great-grandmother Flora decorate mailboxes, fenceposts and gates Saturday.

Mrs. Flora Bolt was Thanksgiving guest of Douglas and Betty Jean Bolt and daughter Stacy.

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for: Kathy Baldwin, Joyce Floyd, Linda Campbell, Betty Meadows, Alice Campbell, Tommy Senger, Evelyn Shelton, Lena Rose Huddleston, Rebecca Goin, Billy Allen, Nancy Dickerson, Phyllis Jenkins Polhemus, Hilda Friend, Elfrieda Kerns, Betty Jean Bolt and Mildred Harvey Shanks.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle will hold their annual Christmas dinner and program on Sunday at 6 p.m.

Members of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invite you to worship. Dr. Robert Hall, Bible professor at H-SC, was guest this past Sunday; the Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will be with them Sunday.

Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, Prospect, invites you to worship with the Rev. Caitlin R. Hoy at 11 a.m.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville, 302 Industrial Park Road, invites you to worship Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

“Be patient with everyone, above all with yourself.”

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MARGARET STOCKTON is the Tuggle News columnist. Her email is mom@moons