2009-04-09 / Community News


by Lu Spence

It seems "Old Man Winter" wants us to know he is still around as we begin a week of rather chilly temperatures and a hefty north wind. Hope all of you readers are well and keeping warm until our spring days come again.

Several from the community attended graveside services recently at Forest Grove for Mrs. Maureen McCoy, following memorial services in Taylor. We send our sincere sympathy to the McCoy family during this time of loss.

Morgan Havard of College Station enjoyed a visit with her grandmother, Doris Havard and the Fiedler family.

Pete and Edna Keen enjoyed an overnight visit from Thana Kemper of Brenham.

Eric, Kayla, Kaitlyn, Evan and Ely Gilbert of Fairfield enjoyed an overnight visit with Hollins and Denyce Spence the first part of the week.

Denyce Spence and Judy Spitzenberger of Giddings traveled to visit their Grandma Hutson in a Giddings nursing home. They all enjoyed a tour of the wild flowers in the area.

Denyce also traveled to Austin with Rip and Evon Hutson.

Billy and Kristi Moreland spent the weekend in New Orleans on business.

Claude and Lanell Spence traveled to Iola one day this past week. They stopped at Still Creek Ranch at Kurten, then on to Iola where they enjoyed lunch with grandson Laramie Wheaton and his friend.

On Saturday Claude and Lanell were among a large crowd attending funeral services in Gause for Eugene (Bubba) Rose. We send our sympathy to the Rose family during their time of sadness.

About fifteen ladies attended a wedding shower at the Forest Grove Fellowship hall on Sunday honoring Tosha Hutton, brideelect of Van Doughty.

Amos and Elaine Quinney enjoyed having Margaret Ann Watson and her grandson, Dane Rundgren of Midland for a weekend visit. On Saturday evening about forty relatives gathered at the Lexington Park for a picnic and a time of visiting with Margaret Ann and Dane. Dane remarked that he sure had "lots of cousins".

James and Connie Britton have been enjoying a few days at their home here. Visiting the Brittons were John and Sharon Shoemake of Rockdale and grandson Braden Pickel of Round Rock.

Rod and Lu Spence enjoyed a trip to Tomball on Friday evening to watch grandson Spence Rahm's baseball game.

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