It was a beautiful Easter day for families to get together and those traveling.
Earnestine Gaddy had her daughters and families with her over Easter weekend and they all attended church at Lilly Ridge
The Friendly Neighbors Extension Club met April 1st for their monthly meeting. Present were Alice Hurley, Dennis and Amy Galyardt, Karen N. Davis (president), Edith McKinnon, and her granddaughter, Sharon Garcia, Maxine Smith, Lily Branco, Lynn Bentele, Marie Woolsey, Jeri Ann Lash, Peggy Helms, Janine Acor, Katie Hoversen and Linnie Ingram.
Everyone is encouraged to submit several recipes for the new Caney Mountain cook book in memory of Ruth Taylor who was active in the process as long as she lived. Send recipes to the Caney Mountain Fire Dept.
Sympathy to the Genny Gillis family as she passed away in St. Louis over the weekend. She will be missed as she had lots of friends. It was goodto have known her.
Warren and Neoma Moody, Dustin and Stephanie Tackitt and their two children, Matthew and Michelle Moody and three children, had a Sunday afternoon Easter dinner with Dan and Arreaun Moody.
Edith McKinnon and Sharon Garcia had dinner Sunday a week ago, with a friend, Halene Pilz, of Mountain Home at KFC.
Paralee Rea and niece, Sue Newton, went to Paralee’s brother, Burl Denton’s in Shawnee, Kansas for his 85th birthday celebration and also visited Phyllis Jackson in Independence, Missouri from Friday to Sunday afternoon.
It was good to have visitors at our club meeting Thursday, April 5. They were Peggy Helms and Janine Acor.
Grass is really growing and keeps lawn mowing the order of the day. Insects are worse since we didn’t have any hard freezes this past winter. There are lots of catepillars and web-worms also which are really pests.
Gary and Deborah Mason visited Stella King and attended church with her Sunday.
Gainesville Eastern Star was Monday evening and there was balloting for some new members who plan to join our chapter. Everyone enjoyed our 6:30 dinner which was pot luck.
Judy Breyne had Easter dinner with her sister, Charlene and brother-in-law, Roy Johnson. Judy now lives in Gainesville at her new property, since she moved from my neighborhood.
I hear the Dogwood and Redbud trees are really pretty in some areas, but I don’t have them to enjoy here.
I had an Easter greeting from my niece, Carol Aronis, in Springfield. She keeps busy in her teaching in Springfield and Ozark schools, where she has classes.
A though, “A tea kettle is up to its neck in hot water, but it still continues to sing.”