Southall, Jones travel to China

Published 7:07 am Thursday, June 29, 2017

Are you ready? Christmas is six months from this past Sunday. This week was the last week of June. Oh, where has the first six months gone?

Mr. Jeff Smith traveled to Stafford to visit his mother, Mrs. Dolores Smith, on Saturday.

On Father’s Day, Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Smith enjoyed having lunch with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Smith and their family.  

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On June 16, Taylor Southall and her husband, Julius Jones, flew out of San Francisco California headed to Chengdu, China. They will be teaching English there for the next two years with the Peace Corps. Taylor is the daughter of David and Jennifer Newcomb, of Farmville, and Charles Southall Jr., of Tuggle. Julius is the son of Kelly and Ida Jones, of Burkeville. 

The men of Davis Memorial were remembered with chocolate on Father’s Day.

Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle honored the men of the church with chocolate on Father’s Day. Chris Bolt, with the help of Haley and Payden Murdock, handed out the chocolates.

Mary Jo Stockton and son Sean held a birthday party for husband and father Lon Stockton Jr. on Saturday. Lon’s birthday was June 27. Lon’s parents, Richard and Margaret Stockton, and lots of friends were in attendance. A good time was had by all.

Last Friday, Charles Smith enjoyed having breakfast at Merk’s with his grandmother, Mrs. Pat Smith.

The Rev. Ann Norton joined Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows for dinner at Applebee’s on Saturday evening.

Dr. and Mrs. William Schall entertained Mr. and Mrs. Donald Meadows on their anniversary. They enjoyed dinner at La Parota last Wednesday.

On Tuesday, Mrs. Flora Bolt, Mrs. Judy Bolt and Mrs. Jennifer Jones attended the Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Meeting.

Mrs. Flora Bolt helped her brother, Garland Woodson, celebrate his birthday June 22 with lunch at Merk’s Place. Garland’s birthday was June 20.

Mrs. Frances Anderson enjoyed a visit from Mrs. Flora Bolt on Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stockton joined Barbara and Larry Whitehead and Shirley and George Moore in Cumberland on Saturday where they attended a fish fry put on by the Cumberland Lodge. 

Friends and neighbors are praying for a speedy recovery for Henry Shelton, Gwen C. Paulson, Bill Tolbert, Frances P. Motley and Betty Jean Bolt.

The members of Appomattox P.E. Presbyterian Church at Tuggle invite you to worship with them each Sunday. The Rev. Chuck Klotzberger will bring the message on Sunday.

The membership of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church at Prospect invites you to come and worship with them every Sunday; Sunday school is at 10 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. The Rev. Joe McCutchen will bring the message Sunday.

Calvary Chapel-Farmville invites you to worship with them on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. They invite you to join them each week on Wednesday evening for Bible study for all age groups at 7 p.m. The church is located at 302 Industrial Park Road, in the former Stackpole-Carbone building.

The Remnant Church invites you to worship with them on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m., Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday nights at 6:30 p.m. The pastor is Jeff Spencer. The church is located at 1825 E. Third St. in Farmville in the old Cedar Brook Restaurant building.

Margaret Stockton is the Tuggle News columnist. Her email address is