104: Born April 9, 1916, in Mary Town, West Virginia, Arlene Melton celebrates her 104th altogether Thursday. This appropriate acquaintance and one of the sweetest Christians I accept anytime met now resides at Madison Park Health Care. The affectionate affiliate of Seventh Avenue Baptist Church and above Sunday academy abecedary for its inferior aerial administration enjoyed a admirable agenda ministry. I accept accustomed so abounding admirable cards with such alarming words, as able-bodied as hand-written notes. Mrs. Melton is sister to Riley Stone, mother to Mrs. Dean (Gwen) Caldwell and Thomas Melton (and his wife, Pam), grandmother to bristles grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. May this admirable developed accept as appropriate a day as she is appropriate to me. We adulation you, Mrs. Melton.
CANCELED: Homeland Southern Gospel Sing appointed for Friday, April 10, at Clendenin Advent Church has been canceled due to the COVID-19 spread.
60TH: Dean and Gwen “Cookie” Caldwell, of Proctorville, Ohio, will accept been affiliated 60 years as of Thursday, April 9. Parents of three children, they additionally accept bristles grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He retired from law administration in Hyattsville, Maryland, and was a affect and trustee at Seventh Avenue Baptist Church abounding years, while she retired as a affairs analyst from U.S. Administration of the Navy in Washington, D.C., and fills her “dancing passion” by demography ball acquaint at Nancy’s Academy of Dancing. She additionally is a golfer, affiliate of Gideon Auxiliary and attends assorted Bible studies. May the day be a admirable bifold anniversary for the Caldwells and Mrs. Melton (mother to Cookie).
FUTURE: Plans for approaching affairs of Westmoreland Neighborhood Association will be appear at a afterwards date back the April and May affairs accept been canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.
MEMORIES: Lavonia Pearl Porter, bigger accepted as “Cricket” of Salt Rock, has been active in her adorable home one year as she confused there April 6, 2019. The affable and compassionate Christian mother of one active son and one asleep son with a abiding and accurate smile lived best or maybe alike all her developed action for Christ. A affiliate of Mount Calvary Church, Cricket was additionally a retired baker for Salt Rock Elementary. May the ancestors of this admirable developed apperceive she is in our anamnesis today.
SERVICE: C-K Ministerial Association continues Holy Week casework at 11:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, from Kenova United Methodist and Ceredo United Methodist churches. Casework additionally are conducted via Facebook on Thursday, April 9, at First Baptist Church of Ceredo and Friday, April 10, at First Baptist Church of Kenova. Contact Tony Cicenas, 304-208-1345. To participate, go to Facebook chase bar and access CK Holy Week 2020. Click “join,” again during Holy Week, tune in via Facebook to listen.
REFLECTION: Maundy Thursday account is advertisement at apex April 9 via the website and YouTube platforms of Enslow Park Presbyterian Church, in ascertainment of Holy Week. Pastor Jim Johnston with Second Presbyterian Church is the speaker. Pastor Dr. Pat Collier with First Kenova Presbyterian Church brings the Good Friday bulletin April 10.
106: Pearl Miller apparently has added tales lodged in her arch than best association as she becomes 106 years adolescent Thursday, April 9. Here’s praying for a appropriate day with family, friends, altogether cake, addicted memories, beatitude and, of course, amusing break of at atomic 6 feet.
RETIRED: Trish Scarberry, one of the longest-employed clerks at the Ironton Column of Ohio State Highway Patrol, retired afresh afterwards 30 years’ service. She began with the column in 1990 and at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Columbus afore that. Trish oversaw the post’s educational programs and undertook a big allotment in the anniversary Shop with a Cop event. Although she was accustomed with a few bodies allowance to eat the baby cake, she will be accustomed a accession afterwards COVID-19 restrictions are limited.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Maggie Chenoweth, Barbara Deskins holds at 39, Mary Clifton, Donnalee Hinson, Joel Price, Brooklyn White, Chris Brown, Morgan Brown, Karen Campbell, Karlee Edwards, Gail Samson, Kristin Smith, Trent Surface, Jennifer Weiss, Clarence Woodworth.
TODAY’S ANNIVERSARIES: Patty and Steve Chapman, Robin and Becky Crouch.
THURSDAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Joseph Chapman, Kennedy Fisher, Kasey Collins Meadows, Joe Anderson, Ed Moss, Lauren Wood, Anthony Pino, Andrea Figler, Linda Cummings, Cindy Brown, Genny Curry, Alan Clegg, Ryan Clegg, Rusty Ellis, Tyler Kirk, Austin Miller, Shelby Nitardy, Nathan Wendel.
THURSDAY’S ANNIVERSARIES: Chris and Amy Jarvis, Rex and Beverly Roby Jr. and Vickie Barnhouse.
FRIDAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Sandy Christian, Kaitlin Brent, Taliyah Davis, Pat Cornwell, Mary Ann Dawson, Mandie Peterman, Jasmine Lofton, David Bobbitt, Donna Landin, Harold Walker.
FRIDAY’S ANNIVERSARY: Ed and Betsy Byus.
CHUCKLE: A doctor told Larry’s grandfathering that he should do an action every day to accumulate his apperception sharp. Now he spends an hour a day aggravating to bethink how to about-face on the computer.
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