Birthdays, showers, gourds, vacations and more
By Monaray Powers
The Boxwood Garden Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. April 21 at the Uncle Remus Library.
Carol Ann Moore will present the program on gourds.
Host and hostess for the evening will be Mr. and Mrs. Bill Player, Mr. and Mrs. Steve Poling and Mrs. Kathryn Everitt.
All members are urged to attend.
Meghan Bearden and Justin Womack were married in a beautiful ceremony on Saturday, April 12, 2008 at the Ritz-Carlton Members Beach Club in Sarasota, Florida. Meghan is the daughter of Jim and Carrie Bearden of Atlanta.
James and Mae Buice have returned from a vacation trip to Destin, Florida.
Marguerite Johnson is now recuperating at home. She has been a patient at Magnolia Estate in Athens for several weeks. Welcome home Marguerite!
Miss Lisa Miller was honored at a bridal shower Sunday afternoon at Bethany Baptist Church Fellowship Hall hosted by Gussie’s Flower Shop. A large number of friends and family attended and enjoyed this time together. Lisa is the daughter of Linda Eaton Miller and her wedding to Todd Bailey is planned for May 17 in Oxford.
Bill McGeary has been a patient in the hospital. He is now at home.
Mrs. Stacy Eaton of Gainesville visited her parents Frank and Mary Eaton Sunday afternoon and attended the shower for Lisa Miller.
Marguerite Johnson was honored with a surprise birthday luncheon last Wednesday at the Maison Bleu in Watkinsville.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Lois Slaughter Whitaker who died Sunday at Madison Health and Rehab.
It was so good to see Col. Dan Hicky walking into the Citizen office on Monday with his weekly “Poet’s Corner”. He was a patient at Morgan Memorial Transitional Care Unit a few days this past week following a light stroke.
Neighbors and friends of the Fairview Community met at the home of Bobby and Emily Brewer on Friday evening. After a delicious covered dish dinner 12 of the members were recognized for celebrating birthdays and anniversaries during the month of April.
Gertrude Brown shared her testimony telling of her healing of cancer 13 years ago after doctors had given her only three months to live.
Everyone enjoyed a time of fellowship with friends and listened to several groups of talented musicians, both vocal and instrumental. The evening ended with everyone participating in an old-fashioned gospel sing.
Marie Singleton and Brenda Morris have returned from a weekend trip to Dallas, Texas. While there they were on a tour bus returning from a tour of Fort Worth, Texas when the bus caught on fire and they were stranded for two hours on the side of road until another bus save them.