Craddock Terry factory reunion is Aug. 12

Published 8:47 am Thursday, July 13, 2017

Happy birthday wishes are sent to Frankie Jones, of Wingina, who celebrates Wednesday.

Welcome home to Mae Rutherford, of Cumberland, who spent several days recently with her nephew and his wife, Danny and Arlene Figgins, of Front Royal. She was also hospitalized during that time with health issues. She is now home and doing well as of this writing.

Visiting in the home of Ray and Grace Martin, of Dillwyn, on Thursday were B.A. and Betty Jo Barnette from Sherrills Ford, North Carolina. Betty Jo is the sister to Grace.

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The 2017 annual former Craddock Terry Shoe Factory breakfast meeting will be held on Aug. 12 at 9 a.m. at Teresa’s Place, located at 15055 N. James Madison Hwy., at Sprouse’s Corner. All former employees are welcome to attend and should plan to pay for their own meal. To register to attend, contact coordinator Annie May Miles at home at (434) 983-2543 or (434) 315-4189.

Our sympathy is extended to the Morris family of Dillwyn.

Please remember in very special prayer for our dear friend Chuck Fairchild, of New Canton, who is battling severe health problems.

Buckingham Baptist Church, located 24234 at N. James Madison Highway, will be hosting its annual Vacation Bible School with pre-registration Sunday at 5 p.m. for ages 4-16 years old.

Vacation Bible School will be held Monday through Friday from 5:45-8:45 p.m. nightly. This years theme is ‘“Galactic Starveyors.”

Victory Baptist Church, located 157 Dove Lane, Spout Springs, will be hosting special services Sunday. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. Morning worship will follow at 10:30 a.m. This will be a high-attendance Sunday with a goal of 150 people or more. Lunch will be served at the Woodman of the World building on Harold Street in Appomattox following the morning worship service. At 2 p.m., attendees will return to the church for old gospel music featuring “One Accord.” Pastor Jeff Worley and the entire congregation cordially invites all to attend. For further information, contact Worley at (434) 942-4652.

The Cumberland County Community Food Bank, partnering with The Central Virginia Food Bank, a FeedMore Program of Richmond, and will distribute food to Cumberland County residents (including those who live in Cartersville) Monday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. or until all food is gone at the old Cumberland County Elementary School Cafeteria at 1874 Anderson Highway. You must have already registered to get food or you must see Jerry Seal. All food recipients need to bring bags. For further information, call (804) 492-4207 or (804) 492-5806.

Annie May Miles is the columnist for Trent’s Mill. Her email address is