The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 28, 1967 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 28, 1967
Page 14
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?ag« Fourteen — Mytnevffls '(Arts.) Ctourter Kern — fiiursiay, B«eem1>«r », JW WILSON NEWS ,««.••••••••••••••••• MRS. ff. A. HOGAN, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Wells of Memphis spent last weekend with their daughter, Mrs. T. J. McAfee Jr. and family. Miss Judy Crain arrived home Wednesday from the College ot the Desert, Palm Desert. Calif, for tlm holidays with her mother, Mrs. J. E. Crain Sr Joe Goble, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Goble Jr. underwent surgery at the Methodist Hospital in Memphis last Monday. His room number is 1321. Sammie Davis, student at Harding College. S e a r c y, is spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. Betty Davis, Adra in and Pam. Lt. Col. and Mrs. Ray Smith and children, Amy, Sharon and Todd left Monday after a few days' visit in the home of his sister, Mrs. Bonnie McDaniel and Mr. McDaniel. The Smiths have just returned from a four- year lour duty in Hawaii and are en route to Washington, D. C., where they will be stationed, after a Christmas leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Truman Smith in Paris, Ark. Pvt. Phil Gentry arrived home from Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., last week for the holidays with his wife and her family. Mrs. Eddie Sasg of .West Memphis spent the weekend in Wilson with her mother, Mrs. Ruby Denlon. Joe Gwyn drove to Columbus, Miss., last Friday to pick up his daughter, Jenny, who is a student at Mississippi State College for Women. Jenny came home early for the holidays because she was ill. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Thompson and children, Johnny and Cheryl, spent the weekend in Stuttgart with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Thompson. They were joined by his sister and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Barnes of Nashville, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Lewis drove to Jackson, Tenn., Friday to pick up their daughter, Marilyn, who is a student at Lambuth College. Barbara Furman, also a Lambuth student, accompanied them home for the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvard Furman. Sunday guests in the home of Rev. and Mrs. W. C. Haltonj were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Justice of North Little Rock; Rev. Halton's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Halton, his sisters and their families; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stallings and children Karen and Chuck; Mr. and Mrs. Byron Heady and children, Brenda, Marcia and Linda; and Mr. and Mrs. Rube Griffin and Steve, all of Jonesboro. Miss Cathy Whilaker arrived home Friday .from State Col- reclor, with a gift. Mrs. R. E. Westbrook assisted in entertaining. Club 10 Canasta members met in the home of Mrs. Russell Nash last Friday night for their Christmas party. The group enjoyed a covered dish supper of ham, baked beans, potato salad, relishes and pickles, fresh apple cake and coffee, followed by an exchange of gifts. Winners in games were Mrs. Harry Buikin high, Mrs. Garland Trammel second high and Mrs. Levi Cissell third high. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Griffin and children, Greg and Cheryl, spent the weekend in Lexington, Tenn., with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grant Parker. Randy Brigance of Stale College of Arkansas is spending the Christmas holidays with his mother, Mrs. Reba Brig- ince. Week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Perry were his brother, C. R. Perry and Mrs. Perry of Springdale. The two Mr. Perrys attended the Liberty Bowl game in Memphis Saturday while their wives shopped. Miss Mary Flo Lindsay is home for the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lindsay. Mary Flo is a senior al State College of Arkansas. They were joined on Wednesday by Bill Lindsay who came home for Christmas from Arkansas Slate College. Butch Bourland arrived home last week from Ft. Gordon, Ga., for the holidays with his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Bourland. Miss Mary Bishop of State College of Arkansas is spending Christmas holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Bishop. Also home for the holidays is Bonnie Lawrence with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Mooring. Bonnie is a student at State College of Arkansas. Reggie Cullom, student at Oled Miss, arrived home Tuesday for the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cullom. Mrs. Cullom and Reggie drove num was bndgo .winner, where they attended a wedding T ^ Woman's Society o in whinh PROW .TOP. r. n 11 n m Christian Service of the Wilson New of Men In Service Seaman Recruit Gary Z. Hall, 19, son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Zane G. Hall of Blythevilie, has completed nine weeks of Navy basic training at the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, 111. Seaman Recruit Ronald L. Beard, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Beard of 2213 Birch, has completed nine weeks of basic iraining at the Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, 111. Army Pvt. Dennis M. McGrew, 18, son of Mrs. Hazel McGrew of Senath, Mo., has completed nine week of advanced infantry training at Fort McClellan, Ala. Charles L. Brigance, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Brigance of Kennett, was promoted to Army sergeant major in Germany, where he is assigned to ileadquarters, 3rd Reconnais- Armored Cavlary Regiment His wife, Ellen, is with him n Germany. Larry D. Carson, 20, son o A. A. Carson o 208 South Lilly was promoted to Army private -E2 upon completion of basic combat training at Fort Knox Ky. Army S.Sgt. Alvy G. Bready Jr., whose parents live at 231" Carolyn, was assigned as a stock control specialist with the 35th Supply and Service Battal ion's Company A near Ludwigs Durg, Germany. He is a grad uate of Manila High School, am his wife, Edith, is with him in Germany. S.Sgt. Harvey U. Smith whose wife, Patricia, is the daughter of Mrs. Ella M. Lack ey of Steele is on duty as a je engine mechanic with the Pa cific Air Forces at Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam. He attended Steele High School. Army Pvt. R. J. Odle, 1A, son of Albert B. Odle of Route One, has completed an eight week field artillery basic course at Fort Sill, Okla. in which Peggy Joe Cullom was an attendant. Peggy Joe returned home with them for the holidays. Mrs. John Crain Jr. entertained the South Mississippi County Bridge Club last Friday at her home with a luncheon. Covering the table was a white cutwork tablecloth centered with a poinsettia arrangement surrounded by four green candles. The buffet was decorat- Methodist Church met last Wed' nesday night at the church for its Christmas program. After a short business session, presided over by the .president, Mrs. R. E. Westbrook, Mrs. J. C. Perry showed the filmstrip, "The Other Wise Man," with music by Mrs. W. C. Haltom. Mrs. Perry was the narrator. The group exchanged Christmas gifts and brought toys for Christmas baskets for the needy. Hostesses for the meeting lege of Arkansas to spend the ed with magnolia leaves red „ . „ ,, Christmas holidays _ w i t h, her berries and6candle , 0 ( hB r !««.Mrs. Russ.e^ Perry, Mrs. parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Whitaker. Mr. and Mrs. K. W. Snipes and children. Mary and Jack, were Wilson visitors Sunday. They attended the Christmas program at the First Baptist Church. Mr. and Mrs. .Jack Sugg entertained members of the choir of the Wilson Methodist Church Sunday afternoon with a tea at their home. The group presented Mrs. Fred Denton, choir di- By Lines ...By You EDITOR'S NOTE: This column is for use by the readers. Mat- terial submitted will not be returned. Memorials to deceased persons will not be printed. AM material should be typed and double-spaced and ts subject to editing. Writer* should sign their naues and, In the cases or students, should. give thetr age. Names will be withheld on request.) Dear Santa: I'm asking for only one present this year — an Anti-Vietnam Demonstrator, I'd like someone all mine, tp share my excitement and experiences with, and Santa, I promise I'll take special care of him. I'll share my cold food, and the steaming heat, and the misery of trying to identify the bodies the Cong have left behind: I'll share my hours with him sitting beside me in mud and water - filled fox holes. Santa I'll be so careful of him and watch out for the things he deserves. The next time one of our patrols is attacked by the Cong, I will be the first one to let him run to the front and tell them that he loves them and wants to giv« them a flower. G. J. Nha Trang, Vietnam Christmas decorations were used in the living room. Mrs. Jerry Cullom was a special guest. Winners at bridge were Mrs. F. S. Reese high, Mrs. E. B. Chiles second high and Mrs. Hudson Wren bridgo winner, Mrs. H. A. Nicholson was hostess to her bridge club last Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Jerry Cullom was a special guest. Preceding games coconut pie and coffee were served with snacks being served later in the afternoon. Winners at bridge were Mrs. Cullom high, Mrs. E. D. Beall second high and Mrs. Lynn Tra- Gilbert Wiley and Mrs. Sudie Cecil. Charles D. Price III, Airman First Class, is spending a 10- day leave with his parents, Dr. and Mrs. C. D. Price. After his return to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S. D., he will leave for a six-month tour ol duty overseas. Bob Furman and Miss Lyn Smith of Atlanta, Ga., left Tuesday after a few days visit with Mr. Furman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvard Furman. Robert W. Yates, of Memphis State University, arrived home Friday afternoon to spend the Christmas holidays with his mother, Mrs. H. G. Yates, and his sister, Mrs. Nancy Koch. LAST WEEK'S PLAZA BONUS DAYS WINNERS Shirley Hipp Billie Craig Mrs. J. Miller Mildred Mayo Bill Kerner Edgar Cain Pat Kinsella Sonny James Firestone $20 West's $20 Singer $15 Deal's $15 Hurst $10 Quality $10 Plaza Drug $5 Del Farm $5 COMPLETES BASIC - Airman Tommy Spencer, son of Mrs. Hazel Moore of 401 Eastwood, has completed basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Tex., and is serving as a security policeman with the Strategic Air Command at Grand Forks, N.D. He is a 1965 graduate of Blytheville High School. PROMOTED - Harold Thomas Taylor, son ot Mrs. and the late John Taylor of Route Two, and a 16-year Army veteran, was recently promoted to the rank of lieutan- ant colonel. A veteran of the Korean War, Colonel Taylor is stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, Tex., after serving three years in Hawaii. He is married and the father ot one son. DECORATED - Sgt. Harold D. Baugh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alferd Baugh of Blytheville, was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds received in action in Vietnam -Sept. 10. 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