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Autumn Leaves senior citizens gather in Arcadia

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Allen and Linda Watt are proud to announce that their daughter Mechelle and Jerry Presnell of Wichita made them grandparents to baby boy Ronnie Wayne Presnell. The newborn was baptized on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012.

Congratulations to the proud great-grandmother, Mae Watt of Fort Scott.

Willa Cable celebrated her 69th birthday with four of her grandchildren on Friday, Aug. 17, l8. 19. All enjoyed the weekend following church services in Arcadia and a Chinese dinner in Pittsburg. The relatives attending were Andrew and Loryn Woodworth of Lawrence, Kan., and Sam and Nate Cable, Lamar, Mo., and husband Charlie Cable.

Announcements in Christian Church on Sunday, Aug. l9, said First Sunday dinner on Sept. 2 will be postponed until Sept. 9 due to Labor Day activities. Pastor Charles entitled his sermon, "Never Give Up on God."

The Autumn Leaves Senior Citizens met in their Cottage on Monday, Aug. 13 with 22 present for a fine luncheon. The table was filled with sandwich makings, plus all kinds of fresh vegetables, fresh fruits and home-baked cakes, pies and crunchies served with coffee and lemonade.

Following the business meeting conducted by Vice President Patty Peterson due to the absence of President Lilly Coonrod, bingo was played.

Others present for dinner were Helen Sisney, Mary V. Shead, Janice Mayfield, Betty Popejoy, Jerry Coonrod, Jessie and Hardy Dunn, Jack and Mary Lee Payne, Carol Bridgewater, Alta Carpenter, Sharon DeGruson, Raymond Kalm, Gary Peterson, Willa and Charles Cable, Garland Johnson, Larry Cox, Forrest and Ernestine Berkey and Carole Garrison.

Patty Peterson was the winner of the gift card given by the Arma Care Center who send the ladies to take blood pressure readings. For this we all give thanks. All senior citizens in this area are welcome to attend these meeting held once a month on the second Monday. Bring a covered dish to be served at noon each meeting day in the cottage.

Ernestine Berkey took Helen Sisney to the Arma, Kan., 66th VJ Homecoming Parade. They saw many people from Arcadia, including Kenny Cambers, alias "Cracker," from Liberal, Mo., and Jim Yates. They enjoyed the double cheeseburger lunch and took lunch home to Forrest Berkey.

P.S.: Computer problems Monday caused me to be short of news.

Mary V. Shead
Arcadia Area News