By ANNA PATRICK
Our thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of Ann Mulloy who passed away Wednesday night. Many will remember being a student of hers here at Auburn Grammar as well as other county schools.
Our condolences for Ladye Allen on the death of her brother, Bill Hancock, who passed away Thursday.
Winfred Gaither is home and doing well after spending a few days at St Thomas Rutherford.
Bro. Don Rigsby is returning home following several days in Jacksonville, FL undergoing tests at the Mayo Clinic.
Debbie and Van Cheatham were treated to a special weekend guest recently.
Grandson Lucas Van Sandes came to play.
Tom and Ladye Allen were pleasantly surprised when Ward Lane Odom of West Virginia knocked at their door for a good visit.
A bridal shower was held Saturday the 23rd at Prosperity Baptist Church for Rebecca Lawrence, bride elect of Heath Cooprider. Wedding is set for Saturday, October 4th.
News is short this week so here are the birthdays coming up this week: Opening up the month of October are Lori Harris Jackson and Paul Leyew.
Skipping over the 2nd and going to the 3rd sees Mark Tenpenny turn the big 5-0. Brennan Reed hits the 11 mark on the 5th as Madison Gaither turns 12 the same day. The 6th was a popular day to be born. Son, Ray Patrick, gets to spend one more year in his 40's on the 6th as Tim Cooper, Barry "Jug" Gaither, Wilma Harris, McKenzie Melton Bennett and Natalie Burkhead all celebrate the same day. Happy birthday to all of you.
The 3rd day of October is a special day for Wade and Jennifer Duggin. It's their 7th anniversary. Happy anniversary you two!
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