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Holmes County herald. (Lexington, Miss.) 1959-current, April 26, 1962, Image 3

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In And Around....
By Rowena Hill
Presbyterian Women Celebrate
SOtjj Anniversary
The 50th Anniversary of the
Women of the Church was ob
served in the parlor of the
Durant Presbyterian Church,
last Tuesday afternoon.
Beautiful flower arrange
ments formed a fit setting
for this Golden Anniversary.
A table draped with a lace
cloth held the candle decked
Birthday Cake.
The meeting opened with
singing of the hymn, “O God,
Our Help in Ages Past.”
A prayer emphasizing the
Birthday Objective, The Pres
byterian Guidance Program
was led by Mrs. Bob Shoemak
Mrs. J. B. Maury gave the
devotional, which was taken
from the 90th chapter of
Psalms and 2nd Corinthians.
Mrs. H. J. Montgomery pre
sented the Birthday Object
ive, ‘‘Tomorrow Begins Today
through the Presbyterian
Guidance Program.”
“We Would be Building”
was sung to dedicate the of
Mrs. Pugh Winbom, church
historian, gave Highlights of
5u \ ears of the Women of the
Durant Presbyterian Church.
This was truly enjoyed and
appreciated by all present.
A scrap with pictures, news
clippings and old records co
vering the history of the local
church was viewed with in
Mrs. J. H. Lockhart, Mrs.
William Elmore and Mrs.
Pugh Winborn, the three mem
bers present who had been
members of the Women of the
Church for 50 years were re
, lues was given by Mrs. J. H.
Mrs. Ernest Inman, pro
gram leader, showed a beau
tiful gold plaque, which she
made for the county leader’s
meeting and told of interest
ing items a club member can
make to make her home more
A special day, May 22, was
set aside for craft specialties
at the Durant City Hall. Each
member will bring a covered
dish and Mrs. Clay Gunn will
be the hostess.
Miss Mary Harpole gave a
Demonstration on the utility
room. She said that the best
housekeepers are people who
plan and have a place to put
everything and she says its
time for the dirty work to be
taken out of the kiteehen. The
kitchen should be the clean
est spot in the home. She
named with posters the things
to place in this needed room
for every family.
Mrs. Curtis Elies and Mrs.
Kellum entertained during the
social period with a telephone
fishing trip under the direction
ol Mrs. Carl Crider.
Strawberry shortcake and
spiced tea were served to the
members and guests:
Mrs. Carl Crider, Miss Katie
Cooper, Mrs. J. H. Kellum,
Mrs. Mayfield Howard, Mrs.
Ernest Inman, Mrs. W. e
1 homas, Mrs. Harold Brock,
Mrs. Phala Hutto, Mrs. J. b!
Sm dei*, Miss Mary Harpole,
Mrs. R. e. Wasson, Mrs. Alice
Walker, and Mrs. Clay Gunn.
McDonald - Terry Wedding
Mi. and Mrs. Samuel Augus
tus McDonald of Terry an
nounce the engagement of
their daughter, Nancy Lanelle
to Charles Wynndrel Terry,
son of Mrs. Gladys Terry and
the late Phil Terry of Durant.
The bride elect is the grand
daughter of Mrs. Lola Barron
and the late Mr, Barron of
Florence and Mr. Dan Mc
Donald and the late Mrs. Mc
Donald of Terry. She is a
graduate of Terry High School
and Hinds Jr. College and is
presently employed by the
Motor Vehicle Comptroller in
Jackson. Mr. Terry is the
grandson of Mr. T. W. Thorn
ton and the late Mrs. Thornton
of Durant. The groom is a
graduate of Durant High
School and is employed b^
the Illinois Central Railroad.
The wedding wlil be solem
nized Sunday, May 13 at 3
o’clock in the afetmoon at the
Antioch Baptist Church of
* lorence. All relatives and
friends are invited to the wed
ding and reception immediate
ly following at the home of the
Ralph Comfort of Jackson
was the guest of his sister,
Mrs. Grady Harcrow last
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Fowlkes
of Grenada were in Durant
last Saturday visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Ado Bennett,
Mrs. Harold Brock, Mr. and
Mrs. Billy McBride and Mr
and Mrs. Boyd Moss attended
the funeral of Mr. Douglas
Mrs. Lockhart blew the 50
lighted candles out while the
other members made birthday
The meeting was closed by
ie pea ting the Mizpah.
Cake and coffee were served
by Mrs. T. S. Humphries.
Mrs. W. R. Henry is Hostess
io the Durant Home
Demonstration Club
The Home Demonstration
Club of Durant met last Tues
day morning at 9 o'clock in
the home of Mrs. W. R. Henry
with 13 members present.
Mrs. Mayfield Howard pre
sided over the business ses
Mrs. Henry gave the devo
tional entitled “These Stupid
Americans” taken from the
Baptist Adult Sunday School
Quarterly, which told of cor
ruption in government and
stressed the need for the re
turn to honesty and sincerity
in character and Christianity.
She said that the “martini
belt” was merging rapidly on
the “Bible Belt” of the count
ry. Christians of the “blue -
john” variety are being ac
cepted rather than the staunch
and faithful, who practice
what they preach. She also
warned preachers who act to
please the congregation, rath
er than depend on the word
of God. Mrs. R. E. Wasson
led in prayer.
A place which is nearest to
God’s heart, a garden, and its
importance to nutritional va
DPL Smooth Leaf cotton seed for
sale. $6.00 per 100 pounds or
$100.00 per ton. Good germination.
W. J. Waits
Phone 274-M-2, Lexington or
4491, Goodman
Gilmore in Lexington last
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Brock,
Mrs. Phala Hutto of Stark
ville, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ray
Brock and son? Mike, of Can
ton, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. O’Kel
ly of Lexington and G. R.
Thompson of Tchula attended
a Watkins Sales Conference
at the Holiday Inn at Green
wood last Monday.
Mrs. Phala Hutto of Stark
ville spent part of last week
with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Harold Brock. She and
Mr. Hutto spent the weeekend
at Waynesboro with relatives.
Dr. T. L. Holcomb of Dallas,
Texas is a guest of Durant re
Mrs. Eddy McBride visited
ber parents, Mr. and Mrs I
3. Hendrix in Clinton last
.*Afr- J* J- Gilmore was home
with his family for a few days
last week.
rhiwa"dMrS- R°yOunn and
children visited relatives in
Durant over the weekend.
Mrs. H. E. Cooper is visiting
her daughter, Mrs. Marvin
Birchfield and family in
Miss Linda Marlar, student
nurse at the Miss. Baptist
Hospital in Jackson, was home
over the weekend to visit her
family, Mr. and Mrs. Benny
Mr. and Mrs. John Ryan and
children of New Orleans visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. I. M. McLel
lan over the weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Moss
went to Jackson Sunday to
visit Mrs. William Byrd Mc
Bride at the University Hospi
tal in Jackson where she re
mains in a critical condition
from injuries suffered in an
automobile accident last week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Cox
and Aubry and Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Eubanks and Terry of
Memphis spent the Easter
Holidays with Mr. and Mrs.
B. S. Parkinson.
Mr. and Mrs. Dorman In
gram and family of Memphis
spent the weekend with Mrs.
Brose Ingram and Flo.
Mrs. Max Ferguson is visit
ing her son, Mr. and Mrs.
William Ferguson and family
at Cowan, Tennessee and Jim
my at Memphis.
Jerry Parkinson flew to
Nashville, Tennessee Sunday
for an interview with the Ge
nesco General Shoe Company
on Monday. He was interview
ed at the Seidman and Seid
man Company in Memphis
Card of
Mere words are inadequate
to express our sincere appre
ciation for the many kindnes
ses showered on us during
our bereavement. Each ex
pression of sympathy and act
of neighborliness will long be
treasuered in memory.
Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Fryer
and family.
Mrs. Cecil Fryer Waldrop
and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Melville Hall
TO: Roosevelt Harmon, Sr.,
Wlafose Plafce of Residence,
Post - office and Street Ad
dress Are Unknown
You are summoned to ap
pear before the Chancery
Court of the County of Holmes
in said State on the fourth
Monday of May, A. D., 1962,
to defend the suit No. 10,290
in said Court of Alberta Keys
Harmon, where-in you are de
Witness my signature and
seal of office on this 23rd day
of April, 1962.
Parham H. Williams,
Chancery Clerk
April 26, May 3, 10 17.
Have Your
Done At
The Herald
104 Spring St.
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