with Gayle Cox
Carolyn Beacham Higgins is a first time grandmother. Her granddaughter, Nora Bailey Abernathy, arrived on Oct. 3 weighing in at six pounds, six ounces. Her parents are Chari and Weston Abernathy of Denver, Colo. The great-grandparents are Bailey Eugene and Lodie Beacham of Montezuma. Congratulations to all of you. Enjoy and love on her.
There will be a family reunion at the Montezuma Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 19, for the descendants of John Snider Griffin and Frank and Exie Griffin Latham. There will be a potluck lunch around noon. Bring old pictures if you have them to share with others.
Membership dues for the year are now payable. Contact Edith Sills or Ann Moore to make your payment. I hope that all of you realize what a great community we live in, and I would love to see more of you getting involved in our community and supporting our center. Call any of the committee members that you may know to find out some details.
Montezuma sends out happy birthday wishes to Dusti Moore on Oct. 18, Gary Cook on Oct. 29, Cayce Marsh Kessler on Oct. 20 and Charles Whitman on Oct. 23.
Montezuma sends out Best Wishes to Megan Thomas and Joel Cox as they unite in marriage on Oct. 19.
Please be in prayer for Debbie Beshires, Ricky Hearn, Nancy Thomas, Ed Morris, Evie Lee Sanders and Jimmy Cooper. Please be in prayer for the families of Doris Naylor Weaver, Mark Wilson, Barbara Tutor, Gordon Harris, Carolyn Graves and other families that have recently lost loved ones.
We would love to have some new people get involved in working with us at the community center. Please call me at 608-2857 if you would like to join in. Please call Betty Cooper at 879-3078 to book the use of the community center.
Please send any noteworthy news you have to share in this column to firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 608-2857.
Blessings to all of you until next time.