Tensas gazette from Saint Joseph, Louisiana on January 18, 1984 · 2
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Tensas gazette from Saint Joseph, Louisiana · 2

Saint Joseph, Louisiana
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Wednesday, January 18, 1984
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'! Pur 2-Wedneiday, January 18, 1984-The Obituaries Ike Jones, Sr. Funeral Services for Brother Ike Jones, Sr. was held December 22, 1983 at China Grove B.C. No. 2 St. Joseph, La. Brother Jones died December 15, 1983 at Tensas Nursing Home of a long illness. Brother Jones was a long time member and Deacon of the church. He leaves to mourn his home going his wife Mrs. Mary Jones of St. Joseph, 5 sons, Ike Jones Jr., Laurence Services for Laurence Vanross, 77, were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Old China Grove Baptist Church in St. Joseph with the Rev. Benjamin Battle officiating. Burial was in Panola Cemetery in St. Joseph under direction of Simms and Gurndy Funeral Home in Tallulah. Mr. Vanross died Sunday, Jan. 9, at Tensas Memorial Hospital in Newellton. Alfred Baker, Jr. Services for Alfred Baker Jr., 60, were held Tuesday in Stonewall Baptist Church in Newellton with the Rev. A.E. Durham officiating. Burial was at Moss Grove Cemetery in Newellton under direction of ! Richardson Funeral Home of Winns-boro. Mr Baker died Monday Jan. 9, in Tensas Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Pecola Baker of Newellton; five Mrs. Mary Bass honored at retirement program Mrs. Mary Bass was honored on Friday 13th, by students, faculty, friends and family upon her retire-' ment from Routhwood Cafeteria. She has worked at Routhwood as a School Food Technician for 17 Vz years. Mr. James Kelly, principal, presided at the program from Mrs. Bass Mrs. Deborah Riley sand "It's so Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday" Gifts were presented by Candice Pennington, representing the Student Concil; Shanta Riley, the Youth Activity Council; Mrs. Betty LaBorde, the Tensas Parish School Food Service Association;) and Mr. Kelly, Routhwood faculty and staff. Mrs. Bass expressed her thanks and appreciation for the honor bestowed upon her. She stated in her farewell message that she wanted to will three things to her co-workers; to her manager, Mrs. Gertie Wattley - the ability to wait on others to do their share of the chores; to Mrs. Martha Ann Thomas - the ability to smile and express her love for Mrs. Bass's "Routhwood Children"; and to Mrs. Minnie Garner the ability to steady her nerves so that she could do less rushing around. Mrs. Bass urged the children to love God and she told them that the way you live will come back to you someday. She expressed her love for all "her children" and told them she would miss hem. After the program, the Hospitality Committee had refreshments set up in the library for faculty, family and friends. Mrs. Bass received many beautiful gifts. Mrs. Bass, 69 years young, states that older models are built better than today's young people. Mrs. Bass has written a peom which she shared with the Tensas School Food personnal and we wish to share it with you. A SMILE There is not a living person Whom a Smile does not become, It is a most unusual garment That looks good on any one. It bears no size or price tag STEEL BUILDING FACTORY SALE 30 x 50 x 12 $4,071 40 x 50 x 15 $5,586 50 x 75 x 15 $9,679 Larger Sizes Available 1-800-241-8339 ARCO STEEL BUILDINGS Watch Repair Guaranteed Workmanship Prompt Service Breckenridgs Jewelry 467-5736 Newellton, La. Tenaas Gazette-St. Joseph, La. Charles Jones, and A.J. Jones of Los Angeles, California, Josh Jones of Houston, Texas, and Virnon Jones of Campton, California. 3 Daughters, Mary E. McKneely and Murion Jones of San Francisco , California, and Alberta Jones of St. Joseph, La. One Brother, Mr. Steve Jones of St. Joseph, La. A host of nephews, nieces and friends. Vanross Survivors include a sister, Lelia Ellis of Arkansas; three nephews, Jesse Gains of St. Joseph, Eddie Gains of Detroit, and Arthur Robinson of Kansas City, Mo., and two nieces, Fannie Ross of Las Vegas, Nev., and Willie Mae King of Los Angeles. Pallbearers were John Lewis, George Williams Jr., Frank Smith, Roy Lee Vanross, Jesse Pollard and Esau Turner. sons, Floyd Baker, Earl Baker, Alfred Baker III, and Frank Baker, all of Newellton, and Noble Lee Baker of Las Vegas; six daughters, Sophronia Williams, Mary Lee Wilson, Katie Mae Baker and Betty Jean Bibbins, all of Las Vegas, Irma Jean Kee and Queen Elhamrawy, both of Los Angeles; three sisters, Florence Brooks of Newellton, Lucille Mins of Detroit, and Ethel Evans of Tallulah; and 14 grandchildren. and can be worn by big or small No matter what our income It is in the reach of all. POSTMASTER: send address changes to: The Tensas Gazette ESTABLISHED IN 1852 Phone: 766-3258 St. Joseph, La. 71366 PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY Patricia Wilds Myers Publisher Emeritus LaRue M. Cooper Publisher .Editor r Allen Morse Production Superintendent Jamie Russell Office & Advertising Manager Cissy Russell TyPist Entered as second-class matter at the St. Joseph, Louisiana, 71366, U.S.A Post Office, P. 0. Identification 539500. SUBSCRIPTION RATES Tensas, Concordia, Franklin and Madison Parish, per year "0.00 AU other areas, per year $15.00 ( HARDWARE STORESj Ccrp. l) While Supplies Last Winter Olympic Ski Cap Sport the official 1984 Winter Olympic and snowflake design in your favorite event. 100 acrylic knit cap available in assorted colors. One size fits all. 8350-73 Quantities Limited Washaiti Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday observed bv citizens On tonight, a group of concerned citizens met at the East Gate auditorium, St. Joseph, Louisiana, for their first observance of Dr. King's Birthday. Last year, President Regan signed a bill that would make Dr. King's Birthday become a National holiday, becoming effective January, 1986. We were called together for this observance by Revl A.E. Durham, president of the T.M.B. Association. The meeting was called to order by him. Devotion was conducted by the Ministers. There were 28 persons present. Three of whom were Ministers: Rev. A.E. Durham, Rev. P.M. Germany, and Rev. Jimmy Williams. A historical sketch of Dr. King's life was given by Mrs. Lucille D. Gordon. Each of the ministers gave remarks in his own way. Space was allotted for anyone who desired to contribute in any way. The music was furnished by the Tensas Community Choir of which Rev. Jimmy Williams is president, , Mrs. Daisy E. Williams is Vice president and Director, and Mrs. Ruth Jones is pianist. Before the final number, which was our "Negro National Anthem" we went into somewhat a business session, in order to make future plans. Another year, we plan for a greater participation, wherein, we will involve more young people. Committees for the event are to be appointed from each town. Mrs. Veter Lundy suggested that an Guidesheet available on will planning A helpful guidesheet on planning a will is offered free to interested persons in Tensas parish by the Louisiana Baptist Children's Home in Monroe. The guidesheet will be sent without cost or obligation to anyone who requests it by writing Dr. Wade B. East, superintendent, Box 4196, Monroe, LA 71211. P.O. Box 25 Hardware U SO? h advisory committee be made up of all pastors. Each pastor will be responsible for selecting a committee from his church, and for informing his congregation. The Office Hours: Mon-Fri. 8:30 a.m. -12 noon 1:30-5:00 p.m. CAR Do-it-yourself Car Maintenance Cars, Trucks, Boats, Small Engine, Tractors You Name It - We've Got It We Also supply tools to help your job go much faster. We do Hydraulic Hose repair. Batteries Brakes Hand soap Battery additive concentrate Lubrication Hand toweis Windshield wiper blades Anti-freeze Tire tubes Head lights Waxes Spark Plugs Tail lights Soaps Oil and Air filters Hydraulic & Transmission Oil Starters Fuel Pumps Alternators Solenoid switches 766-3352 -7 committee thus formed a will meet as one committee in October after the Association. Rev. Williams suggested that whatever we do, hereafter on Dr. King'd Birthday Moore's Tax Service 118 Main Street -Newellton, La. Phone 467-2202 -Services-Bookkeeping, Payroll & Sales Tax, Business & Individual Tax Returns CARE AND The List Is Endless St. Joe Motor Supply Motor Parts & Muffler Shop could be carried forward to Black History Month. Mrs. Lundy suggested that we needed a reporter. Mrs. Gordon was so appointed. Saturday-Appointment ONLY St. Joseph Newelton, La. 467-5360

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