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Margie Ward

Margie Ward

By Margie Ward, Columnist

The news has to be in early because of the Christmas celebration, The Citizen will still come out on Thursday, but the Citizen Staff will need to work on the weekend to get the paper to the press early. We hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas with family and friends.

On Sunday morning, December 29, Brownwood will observe the Lord’s Supper during worship service. On Sunday night December 29 at 6 p.m., Fifth Sunday Night singing will be held at Brownwood. Bonnie Johnson of Jacksonville, Alabama spent Thanksgiving with her sister Peggy Harper.

Peggy Harper and Ellen Austin visited Tommy Almand on Monday in Athens Regional Medical Center. Sonny, Mary, Rebekah, Rachel and Zach Wood spent several days at Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. On the way home they went snow tubing in Gatlinburg. Kaleigh Grubbs was present for the birth of Brittney Jenkin’s new baby boy on Monday.

His name is Jude. Julie and Billy Phillips attended a luncheon in Bogart recently, provided by the UGA Maintenance men that worked together several years ago. Billy worked there in the 90’s before the accident with his foot and the lawnmower.

They enjoyed seeing each other once again. Millie McNair visited Peggy Harper on Monday night. On Tuesday evening, Louie McGiboney, Margie Ward, Peggy Harper surprised Betty Bailey (Louie’s mom) at Cracker Barrel for a birthday Party, her birthday was on December 17. We enjoyed the meal, Betty opening her gifts and last but not least ice cream cones.

Wednesday night a group from Brownwood went caroling to shut-ins. We visited Ozell and Lawrence Moss and Betty and Frank Bohannon.

Those going were Pastor Ron Swann, Vernen Mullins, Jacob Shelton, Triston Grubbs, Margie Ward, Millie McNair, Peggy Harper, Christy Brown, Emma Vaughn, James Caitlin, Walt, Rachel and Clara Butler. We came back to the fellowship building for cookies and hot chocolate.

Julie Phillips, Sonny Wood, Rebekah, Rachel and Zach visited Margie Ward during the week. On Thursday night, Peggy Harpewr visited Christy Brown and Carter, Emma Vaughn and Kaleigh Grubbs. They made cupcakes andcookies for their school parties. Peggy Harper visited Brittney Jenkins and new baby boy Jude on Tuesday at Newton General Hospital.

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