All ladies interested in the Arcadia Christian Church Ladies Retreat will be welcome to breakfast served at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, in the bungalow. Special music will be provided by Patty McCullough. Kristin Girard, of Joplin, will be the special speaker. Lunch will also be served. Come and enjoy yourselves. Larry and Vickie Shead visited their family in Tulsa, Okla., during their spring break from school and brought Cademon and Atalie Ray, grandchildren, home with them. On Thursday Clayton Whitson, the kids' uncle, and Larry took the children to meet their parents in Miami. Okla.
Word was received here of the death of Jimmie Mac Gust Sr., 80, who was born and raised near the Corporon Hill in south Arcadia. He died March 22, in Merriam, Kan. He graduated from Pittsburg High School. His services and burial were in Rosebank Cemetery in Mulberry, Kan. His parents are the late George and Rhoda Gust. He spent 50-plus years as a minister.
He is preceded in death by his brother Charles Gust and sister Rose Lenore Bowers Jodie Dunn, widow of Galen Dunn, who founded Chariot of Fire and founded a missions school in the Philippine Islands, had planned to visit the Open Door Church this month. She had to cancel her plans due to illness.
If her health improves, she will attend graduation exercises in the Philippines this spring.