Neighborly visits on warm winter days

Published 4:03 pm Thursday, January 21, 2016

Every day is a beautiful day, but Sunday morning was quite beautiful with the snow gently falling.

On Sunday afternoon several members of Southside Lodge of Pamplin presented to Howard Williams, of Pamplin, his 50-year veteran member service pin and certificate.

Mrs. Flora Bolt was Sunday lunch guest of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bolt.

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Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith went to Richmond last Friday for a medical appointment. They did some shopping and had lunch at the American Diner before returning home.

On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith took their grandson, Charles, out for lunch at the Cruis-In Café to celebrate his 17th birthday, which was on Jan. 15.  Charles had several school friends over for a celebration on his actual birthday.

Monday evening Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith hosted the monthly small group from Faith Bible Fellowship at their home.  Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Al Quinlan, Mr. and Mrs. Richard McClintock, Mrs. Hilde Watson and Mr. and Mrs. John Utzinger.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton joined Mr. and Mrs. George Moore for dinner at Merk’s Place on Saturday night.

It is good to be able to report Billy Allen is still improving at home.

Mrs. Shirley Fulcher is able to get out; she had supper with her son and his family, Mike and Tracy Fulcher, on Saturday at Merk’s Place.

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for Ruth Patteson, Hilda and Scott Friend, Elfrieda Kerns, Betty Jean Bolt and Mildred Harvey Shanks.

The Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will be at Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle Sunday.

The Rev. Caitilin R. Hoy will speak at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Prospect Sunday at 11 a.m.

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

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MARGARET STOCKTON is the Tuggle News columnist. Her email is