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Thanksgiving weekend time for reunions with family

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Lynetta Fisher was pleased to hear the birthday song dedicated to her Sunday morning as she gave her offering. Among those present were her brothers Zack and Nick Younge in Arcadia Christian Church.

Walter and Donnette Parrish came from Houston, Texas, to visit his parents, John and Vera Parrish, in Pittsburg and other family relatives for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Sons Bill, Delton Jr., Tom and Allen Watt, and two grandsons, Douglas and Joseph Watt, visited Mae Watt for Thanksgiving Day. Bill's great-grandson Michael was recently married in St. Louis, Mo.

There was cause for a great Thanksgiving holiday when Landen Walrod shot a 10-point buck. Sunday, Nov. 27, Charles and Willa Cable celebrated Thanksgiving with Bob and Lori Cable, Sam and Nate in Lamar, Mo. Guests were Seth Cable and friend Paige from Pittsburg. On Thanksgiving Day, Charles and Willa celebrated with the Cherri and Paul Walrod family from Eudora and Mable Tacilet from Fort Scott.

Arcadia residents want to send a thank you to Sen. Jerry Moran, Republican from Kansas, who is working to help save Arcadia Post Office and other small towns' mail service.

The day Class No. 10 met in the Arcadia Christian Church bungalow on Nov. 16, when Arcadia welcomed the first snow of the season. When it was time to return home, it had all disappeared.

Members are asking folks to please save the UPCs from Best Choice groceries. It is to raise funds in order to help the JOY and Class No. 10 do for others, especially during this season and throughout the year.

Bill Dobbins, Frontenac, fell in his home on Saturday, Nov 26. He is now in Via Christi Hospital, Pittsburg, facing surgery for a broken hip. His friend, Charles Corporon, went to see about him when Bill did not answer his phone. EMS and police soon had the patient in the hospital.

Ora Lee Phoebe Foster Morey, 80, died Wednesday, Nov 23, in Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg. She was born in Arcadia to Richard and Anna Mae (Bennett) Foster and was married to Jerome Morey in 1956. She attended Arcadia Grade School and was a graduate of Pittsburg High School. Many of us old timers remember her well as a little girl in Arcadia.

Ron Wolf of rural Garland suffered a heart attack last week and was rushed to a Kansas City hospital.

Remember the free holiday supper to be served at 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, in Arcadia Community Center. Open Door Mission and Christian Church are the hosts. Please take a non-perishable food item to fill Christmas baskets for holiday giving. There will be door prizes and music by Janelle Bunny.

Keep in mind that the Bearcat Cafe is open Tuesday through Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

During Thanksgiving week, Shirley Applegarth of Tulsa, Okla., and her sister, Mildred Beitzel and daughter Linda and Mike Chase were house guests of Mary V. Shead. They flew back to their homes in Washington state the weekend after attending a large family reunion dinner held at the farm home of Vickie and Larry Shead.

Those signing the register on Thanksgivng Day numbered 73. Many of the cousins and little ones stayed until after church the following Sunday.

On a recent week, Ralph and Cindy Shead, Phil and Susan Casey and Emily, and Doug Reed went to Atlanta, Ga., to attend the National Missionary Conventon as delegates on behalf of LATM, Joplin, Mo.

Mary V. Shead
Arcadia Area News