Graduates offered words of wisdom

Published 5:45 am Thursday, June 9, 2016

Belated happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to the following people: Cathy Trammel, of Farmville, June 3, Chuck Fairchild, of New Canton, June 4, Jo Lang, of New Canton, June 7.

Also, happy birthday wishes are sent out this week to Billy Adams, of Farmville, Friday, William Bradby, of Farmville, Saturday, Dorothy Shumaker, of Dillwyn and the Rev. Gene Johnson, of Buckingham, Tuesday.

Congratulations to our 2016 graduates from high school, colleges and universities. May your future be filled with God’s blessings as you continue to work to achieve the goals you’ve set forth.

Belated happy anniversary wishes are sent out this week to Joe and Gladys Fulcher, of Prospect, on June 8.

In the home of Ralph and Fern Dunnavant, of Dillwyn, on May 27, were supper guests Bill and Ruth Lyle and Bill and Helen Phillips, all of Dillwyn, and Mike and Lisa Phillips of Springfield. A nice time was had by all.

Barry and Linda Miles, of Cumberland, along with Susie Taylor, of Dillwyn, and Patricia Woodfin, of New Canton, all enjoyed an evening meal at East Gardens Chinese Restaurant in Charlottesville on May 27. This was in honor of Susie’s 58th birthday on May 21. A nice time was had by all.

Our sympathy is extended to the Shirley Seay family of Dillwyn. She will be greatly missed by all as a very prominent business leader in Buckingham, operating Seay Milling and Machinery Co.

Barry and Linda Miles, of Cumberland, attended the Southern Gospel Music Concert featuring The Dixie Melody Boys of Kinston, N.C. at Glen Memorial Baptist Church of Prospect on Saturday. The founder of the group, Ed O’Neil, has been singing southern gospel music since 1961, marking 55 years. The Miles said, “It was a great evening of quartet singing and praising the Lord.”

Visiting in the home of Elizabeth Stone of Dillwyn on May 21 was her daughter, Barbara Gray, of Cumberland.

The annual 2016 Boyles family reunion was held at James and Virginia Boyles home on Sunday. A nice crowd attended with lots of great food, fun and fellowship.

ANNIE MAY MILES is the columnist for Trents Mill. Her email address is