Pork barbecue, reunion plans underway

Published 4:49 am Thursday, May 5, 2016

Happy birthday wishes to Claire Landis, of Farmville, (May 7); Cheyenne Marion, of Cumberland, Joyce Smith, of Phenix, and Blake Waycaster, of Powhatan, (May 10); Winnie Brown, of Dillwyn, (May 12).

Jones Chapel Baptist Church, 947 Trents Mill Road, Cumberland, will hold a pork barbecue ($8 a pint, $15 a quart) on Saturday, May 14, 4-6 p.m. at the church or the NAPA parking lot in Cumberland. Proceeds will benefit a mission trip to Maryland Heights Community Church in Weirton, W.Va. To pre-order call (434) 315-3444 or email ketchup@aol.com. Payment is due in advance; donations are welcome.

The 2016 Heart of Virginia Festival will be held on Saturday in Farmville with the event wrap up at the Farmville Municipal Airport. Come join in this great annual family event.

Jane Cooke and Linda Miles, both of Cumberland, visited a special friend, Joyce Smith, in The Woodland last week. She is said to be at home now and doing much better.

Our sympathy is extended to the Anderson family of Dillwyn. Lora Rowe Pruett Anderson, 58, went home to be with the Lord on Monday April 18. A memorial service was held April 25 at Puckett Funeral Home. She will be greatly missed by all.

Our prayers are sent out this week to the sick and shut in.

Michael Boyles, of Cumberland, and Jan Varnier, of Richmond, visited in the home of Elizabeth Stone, of Dillwyn, on April 25.

Spreading God’s Gifts Inc. of Buckingham will meet on Tuesday  at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room of Buckingham County Public Library. All board members and interested persons are asked to attend. For further information call (434) 983-2269. 

REMINDER: The 38th annual  Hudgins Family Reunion will be held on Sunday, May 15, at 1 p.m. at the home of James and Virginia Boyles, of Cumberland. All the kinfolks and friends are invited and asked to bring a covered dish for a great time of fellowship, fun and food.

ANNIE MAY MILES is the columnist for Trents Mill. Her email address is fatcat091@verizon.net.