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Page 6B -- The Glenville Democrat/Pathf'mder -- Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003 GeraldineMarks 462-7477 (Front row) Laura and Edna Marks; (Back Row) Perry,Beatrice and Ella Dobbins Marks Perry and Ella Dobbins Marks Reunion Daughter Jo Ann and I attended the Perry and Ella Dobbins Marks reunion in July. I borrowed this pic- ture from Donnie Moss, a son of Perry's oldest daughter Laura. This is the oldest picture I ever saw of Perry and Ella's family. When I was growing up, Perry and Ella and family lived on Upper Two Run and they were very faithfull at- tendees at our Crooked Fork Baptist Church. Perry, Ella and several of their children are buried in the Crooked Fork Baptist Church Cem- etery. In the pircure, taken around 1912, are Perry (1878-1949), Ella (1886- 1969), Laura Marks Moss (1905- 1998), Edna Marks Sawyers (1908- Today, Upper Two Run's road is the best I ever saw it. The-Two Run Hill was also stoned and in good shape• I didn't have very many bean beetles, cabbage worms or potato bugs this year, but the squash bugs made up for all of them. Our garden was good, but is mostly gone now. I have a few tomatoes and green beans yet. The weatherman says we are hav- ing the harvest moon. Recently, Iwana Black Stevens of Cleveland, Oh, called to find out which month the fogs of August ruled. She said she had never heard that they ruled a month and wondered which month it was. I had never heard about the August fogs before but didn't catch wich month the 1949), and Beatrice Marks Skidmone weathe, said. (1910-1990), i We having lovely Fall days. (Perry would maybe have been 34 Fall ismy favorite 'ti/ne of yearr. Pat Ridpath, The nation's food supply is at risk and now is the time to take the steps • needed to protect it. That is the find- ing ofa USDA Advisory Panel chaired by West Virginia Agriculture Commisssioner Gus R. Douglass. The findings by the USDA Secretary's Advisory Committee on Foreign Animal and Poultry Diseases were included in a report to USDA Secretary Anne Veneman. In the report, the Committee stated it is "most concerned that the U.S. is r" Visit others, sit on the ImentionedWandaSingleton, John and the one about Mr. and Laura Jane Posey in my last chat. intothemosh Jimmy Luzader, who works at Sharpe doesn't remember these Hospital on night shift like I do, vis- will have to ask her ited them a couple of Sundays ago• He them to her again• enjoyed seeing them. He is their Marlee enjoyed nephew• If you have elderly or ailing about the thin friends, family membersor neighbors, friends and famil please take the time to visit them, find - swimming, dP out if they need anything. If each of us "It would be nice would do all we can to be supportive have a good childhood of those whoneed us, we may find that could read a whole wegetaswellasgivejoy.Justsending like that. Sometimes I a card or stopping for short visit, or born a couple just giving a smile, sharing a bit of wonderful to , conversation, a prayer, or some treat my Chats. from your kitchen, may make a big Gary Garden, my I difference in someone's life. We do spoke at our church on~ o~ too little of that these days when we it was inspiring. We i are so busy with TV, ballgames, work, cious Fellowshi work, work. It was so great in the far away days to walk up or down a street me. and speak to and chat with several I talked to people you would meet, or others you five Di BUCK AND ROSE WHITE would greet who were sitting on their Nicholas County, porches. No one sits on porches much Drive, Summersvill¢. Lte #38 anymore• told you about the Mr. and Mrs. White celebrated their daughter of the late Okey and Lucille Which reminds me that John andmy son's life. Mr. 38th anniversary this month. They Hardman; Buck is the son of the late Barbara Godwin now have a wonder- hopefully by were united in marriage on Septem- James White and Edith Minney White ful covered porch!! I am in favor of have in berl6, 1965.Theyhavefivechildren: Bise. He is the owner ofWhite's Heat- that! When I was out walking, I saw Edie of Burnsville, Ronnie and ingandA.C, theGregBragg'sontheirporch.They nurses to obtain Rhonda of Las Vegas, NV; Daron of They're planning a trip to Tennes- were sitting on the banister (oh, how in nursing by attendiPf; a well I remember doing that in my evening a week for tl~.r Kentucky and Jennifer of Colorado see, Kentucky and Ohio to celebrate younger days!) or the swing• I love includingclinicals)"rhis~"-I~: Springs, CO; nine grandchildren and their anniversary. porch swings! I also saw Paul Bragg it possible for even th¢~,: two great-grandchildren. Rose is the enjoying his grandchildren who were to include additionald tts~..a spilling over onto the sidewalk from or her schedule withoutid0xl~i.I his lovely yard. That was a heart- etc. Iwillhavemorei-- --il warming sight! Paul and Barbara are later Chat. Or you can so fortunate to have a son close by. 304-872-1663. You How I would love that! y I heard from Ivy (Strader) Gibson He also told me that, who is helping get information about eral Darrell "Judge" herbrother-in-law, Bob, toCarol Dean ing to be and Joanna Henthorne for their up- at the Clinic on coming 52nd High-School Reunion a.m. to' next May. E-mail is a wonderful in- vention, but snail mail is also good. ment. This will She sent information via snail mail. as Iamstillwaitingtobearfromsome- and volunteers to one about Edward Bennett who gradu- medical care and ated fromBurnsville High School in The( about 1935 or 1936. Please let me of a Diabetic know if you have any information so also help folks that I can share it with his grand- provide parenting daughter. If they see a need .! got such a sweet note from Madee need, if possible. Huffman who enjoyed some of my sored by the recent Chat memories. Her son, and Ella around 26 in the picture•) Most of our hay is up. I'm sure son Joshua, speaks at the Burnsville Bap- ers in the _= C Perry was Ralph's father, and Tim, his wife Debbie, his son-in-law, tist Church at times and she writes, "I free and available fotl~ Richard's brother. Ella's parents were Matt, and neighbors, Howard and don'tknowifithasevermallysunkin ing in Nicholas Couat~,~, Eld. Matthew Scott and Catherine Caraway Wankmuller, will be glad. that Josh is preaching the Word of Comingat,~,eend¢ Moore Dobbins. Catherine was aIt seemed like, with all the rain, we GOd .... He is my sweetheart? . . . series,called Open I~'-111" daughter ofCrooked Fork Pioneers, have been haying all summer. Speaking of the Burnsville Baptist Heart at the GassaCtg~ Isaac and Bethiab Moore• Most of my humming birds have Church, they have all been so nice to building - at 6:30 eV~.~ ~'ge Recently, son Tim took me 4- gone South; birds are flocking to- Josh and very supportive, welcoming Sunday and W~ wheeling at the top of Upper Two gether for their trip South, and spi- ! him with open arms. They are aloving Monday, Septemberf'.~ Run Hill and out to the Moore grave- ders are floating in the wind looking congregation•" Yes, they are! 10 nights. Robert 1¢~ O,~dn yard• The Moore cemetery is well for a winter home. She also says that she read some of the Seventh-day Aa~.,4 cared for. Someone is doing a good Sister Caren and her husband will the stories in the Braxton Historical will present these "~ --'~ job and has earned a nice pat on their be hosting the Ira and Myrtle Mead- .CRISTOPHER MOVERS AND SARAH BEAM - Society paper, which were written by parables of Jesus. l-liS~ ~, ] back. ows Minney reunion on Sept. 27. Beam Moyers announce engagement Harry Wiant, Jr She especially liked will oresent Heal~ ~=b~. We passed the former Perry and BrotherRondalplanstocomeinfrom • ,, - • zehu the one"Farewell to the Family Cow night. Hope you'will~"¢~" Ella homeplace and I remembered SC and aunt Cressie's son Vernon Carol and Danny Beam of Cedar graduate in May with two business whenlwasgrowingup, houseswere plans to come from PA to spend the Creek and Roberta and Vic Moyers of degrees: Management and Market- in sight of each Other there• I re- day with everyone. At the present Cedarville are proudly announcing ing. " " Care Annou - member Emery Allen, Dorsey time, Caren and Dana are very busy the engagement of their children, Sa. Chris is the grandson of Bernice Gdmer Primary Bennett, Miner Stump, John Burns, helping care for a new baby grand- rahDawnBeamandChristopherPaul Mowers and the late Charles Moyers Opening of the Radiology Clay Burns, Perry and Ella and son. Congratulations to all.Moyers. After four years of court- of Cedarville and Ellen Stump and the maybe I missed some families. Cousins Lee and Carol Conrad and ship, Chris and Sarah have decided to late Robert Stump of Ellis. He gradu- Gilmer Primary Care, a division of/gist, receiv Minnie Hamilton Health Care Cen- report to the Today, I think Woodrow Sullivan some of their family had planned to make a lifelong commitment to one ated with high honors from Gilmer ter, is proud to announce the opening vider. By being is the only person on the whole hol- spend some time at their Crooked Fork another. County High School in 1998. Chris low who lives there permanently. Homeplace in October.They have had Sarahis the granddaughter of Betty continued his education at Glenville of their Radiology Department. The lished, reports Inthe 1930sand40s, theroadwasto change their plans because on Sept. and Asel Byrd of Cedar Creek and State College and graduated in 2001 Radioqogy Department began con- more quickly as narrow and crossed the creekin many 10, Carol had emergency surgery for Margie and Jennngs Beam of Copen. with a Forest Technology degree. He ducting x-rays on Monday, Septem- methods used in the places. These were horse and buggy appendicitis. She probably won't be She graduated with high honors from is currently employed at Smith Land ber 81 The response has been very The Gilmer Pr~ days, and creek crossings didn't able to travel for awhile. Hope you get Gilmer County High School in 2002. Surveying in Glenville. positive, ogy Department bother horses, buggies or wagons, better soon, Carol. Sheiscurrently working as a part time The Beam and Moyers wedding isJessica Malona, Radiology Super- day - Friday from Committee visor, reports that the new department 7:00 p.m. In • office assistant while attending Glen- anxiously being planned for June 19, at Gilmer Primary Care can now as- Testing, Gilmer ville State College where she plans to 2004. sist patients in providing standard x- offers lab type of biological agent that might rays such as broken bones or fractures patient can call disrup the food supply chain and have and chest x-rays, but can also conduct ment or walk-in of significant economic impacts to tests such as bone density tests and order to cofiduct many other segments of the U.S. IVPs (to check for kidney stones). 'patient must ha ve~-r~mh,.- " For people in Gilmer County, this order. GilmerPfit~J.~'l ! economy. TANNERfest 2003 is soon ap-the silent auction will be ongoing means that traveling outside of the orders from provi~l~[ I Commissioner Douglass said ef- proaching and everyone needs to be throughout the day. county for a x-ray is no longer needed, facility. The labs w..~dllt~rd~m forts to improve protection of plant getting ready. On Friday, October 3, Allyou Sod Warriors prepare those Gilmer Primary Care gladly processes the results will be gl~ and animal health and the food supply the community cookout will begin at law'nmowers because theLawnmower orders from providers outside of the ing medical provitl~,~ at the local and state levels must alSO 6:00 p.m. This is a covered dish din- Race begins at 12:00 p,m. followed facility. Once the results are returned the patient. Many Y.~I ail- ~¢ be increased, ner, with the hotdogs, buns, anddrinks by the Four Wheeler Rodeo at 1:30 and the film has been read by a radi- conductedwithintl~¢~ of"ThiSthe DepartmentiS the primarYof responsibilitYAgriculture,,, being provided. There will be volley- p.m. that includes both adult and kids ologist, the ordering provider will be Care facility alloV¢i~" N~r~ Commissioner Douglass said. "We ball, a hayride, and cake walk, so divisions, given the results to discuss with the giventotheorderingl'.mt. on t forget your cake. Also, musical TheBowShootwillbeat3:30p.m., patient. Having radiology available, The laboratory is 0t~....~"Lr'hOn,,.. notadequatelypreparedatthistimeto need to improve our labs, get better entertainment will be provided by the andtheKnightsofPythiasDuckRace Gilmer County citizens will see a day from 7:30'-~'~ ""e respond effectively to the potential • coordination with other state and 1o- Bobby Gene Roberts Band and there at 4:30 p.m. introduction of a highly infectious cal agencies and ultimately get more will probably be some sing-alongs. At 5:30 p.m., the fun moves to the quickerturnaroundtimebetweenhav- ,, ~~ h~,,,_°.nmS.aturdaY fror~ 7~h~ s~ ing the x-ray test conducted and re- foreign animal disease or any other people into the field." Saturday begins with Peggy Wade gym with aTalentShow,"Know Your ceiving the results, r~toi~'.~~t~.' making that famous Rock Camp Partner Game," "Men's Pretty Legs Gilmer Primary Care and Minnie ry " g l~l-e'~'~ ho,a,,~ ~ Applebutter.Thechiliandpie.baking Contest," and square dancing.HamiltonHealthCareCenterareelec- mary Care at 3 10~_~ • contest will begin at l0:00 a.m. There Bring your lawnchair and enjoy the tronicallyestablisl'~:lwithSummit eral ad. |~ PrimRa~YoCareisl°~'|t~'~- We~' will be children's and adult games at weekend of events with us. Radiology of the Potomac Valley 11:00 a.m. and crafts, horseshoes, and Hospital in WV. Dr. J. Kim, Radiolo- [ "S Auto - Home - Life The Bargain Store Commercial- Investments Kids t4~d~t ~o A new shipment has just arrived! 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