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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 4 THE FLORALA NEWS - THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, Golden Wedding Anniversary Planned The children of Mr. and Mrs. Trent Lewis invite you to a reception honoring the Golden Wedding Anniversary of their parents on Sunday, August 8, 1976 from 2 p.m. until 5p.m. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis (Maudie Gaw Johnson) were mar- ried 50 years ago at the Andalusia Courthouse. They now have five children, 15 grandchildren and one great-grand- child. Relatives and friends are invited to call at their home on North Eleventh Avenue in Florala. The children are: Charles Lewis, St. Simons Island, Georgia; Lois Lewis Sharpless, Cantonment, Florida; De- borah Lewis May, St. Simons Island, Georgia; Scotty Lewis of Atlanta, Georgia; and Ray Lewis of Birmingham. New Arrivals It's A Boy Another boy for Captain and Mrs. William L. WalHs. Ro- bert Earnest arrived oR Au- gust 1, 19/6 at Drald City Hospital in Tnacaloosa, Ata- bema. His proud grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Wallis of Florala and Mrs. E. A. Fullerton of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Robert Earnest was welcom- ed home by his ZZ month old brother "Bill". It's A Boy Chrtstopher Linc Cassady was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dun- ny Cassady (nee Barbara Hut- chinso~ of Taliassee, Alabama on July 7, 1976. He weighed in at 8 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 inches long. His grandparents are Mrs. Joe Hutchinson and Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Cassady. It's A Boy Mr. and Mrs. Nick Barlow of Columbus, Georgia, are the proud parents of a boy, weigh- ing in at 6 pounds and 6 1/4 ounces. The newborn was born on July 15 at the Medical Cen- ter and has been named Shaun Harding. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Edwards of Colum- bus, Georgia and Mrs. Nick Barlow, Jr., also of Columbus. Great-grandparents are Mrs. Anderson's Hold Reunion The Anderson family held a reunion at the recreation cen- ter at Beautiful Lake Jackson recently. Attending were Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Anderson of Laurel Hill; the Reverend Jim Caraway of Florala; and Sara and Lesie Leonard of Chula Vista, California. Also present were Lillian Anderson, Columbia, Alabama; Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Anderson, Dothan; Mr. and Ms. J. C. Lunsford and Merle, Jay, Flo- rida; Mr. and Mrs. Aubrie D. McLaney, Florala, and Mrs. A. H. Anderson, Gordon, Alabama. From out-of-town also were: Mrs. Katie Nell Deese, Cowart, Alabama; Ollie Glass, Ashford; Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Kelley H. M. Busbee of the Clear and Jeanet and Terrell of Pen- Springs Community near Flo- sacola, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. rala and Mrs. Lucy Barlow Billy Don Anderson and Ladon of Florala. of Columbia; Mr. and Mrs. Royce Sims, Robert Sims, Di- anne Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hall and Leigh and Ryan, and Mr. and Mrs. Leon Sims and Nenia of Pensacola. Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Wat- son, Pensacola; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lunsford and Frances, Mil- ton, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Arrie Chambers, Laurel Hill, Florida; Mr. and Mrs. Waylan Lunsford and Keith and Ken, Daphlen and Kevin, Milton, Flo- rida, were also present Mr. and Mrs. Ferrin Luns- ford, Debbie, Teresa, Anitia, Julie and Gina, from Milton were present along with Mr. Nel Vanxalison, Pensacola; Mr. and Mrs. Pete Dawson, Frank, Denise, Wuanita, Florala; Mrs. Tom Shirley, Tim and Andy from Ashford; Mrs. Etowah Thomas and Mike of Gulf Breeze. Also present were: Mrs. Joe White and Beth and Joe, Mobile, J Mrs. Thelma Mrs. Franke Victor and Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Catherine and ElizabeU sacola; Ivy and Marie of Florala. CORRECTION: In last week's city story, it was ported that Liberty Insurance would be the City of Florala'S man's Compensation It should have read berty Mutual Insurance pany would handle Workman's Corn surance. r"; You're cordially invited to the 1976 ANNUAL MEMBERS MEETING ov, ng At the ANDALUSIA MUNICIPAL STADIUM THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 5 Registration starts at 5:30 P.M. Entertainment 6:30 P.M. Business Session at 7:15 P.M. Mrs. Alma Johnson has re- turned home again. She in- vites all of her friends to come by for a visit. :Mr. and Mrs. Carter Lewis and-children of New Orleans, Louisiana, Mr. and Mrs. Gor- don Perry and children of Huntsville, Mr. and Mrs. Ned Perry and son of Jackson, Mis- sissippi, Mr. Bill Perry and sons of Largo, Florida, are visiting with their mother, Mrs. Katherine Perry. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin J. $enn of Miami, Florida, re- turned home Monday, after visiting With her sister, Mrs. Rebecca Scarbrough. Mrs. Mattie Harvard visit- ed in Winter Haven, Lake Wa- les, Auborndale and Orlando, Florida with relatives recently. Mrs. Annis Harper visited different points of interest in Florida recently. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Price spent last Thursday and Fri- day in Montgomery with Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Harold. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Ward and sons, Jason and Keith of Guifport, Mississippi, visited with his mother, Mrs. Easter Mac Ward last week. Walter Wood has returned home to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mayo in Sacra- mento, California, after spend- tng the last 9 months with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Price. While here, he attended school at Florala High School. Mrs. Leoia Carpenter has returned home after spending some time with Mr. and Mrs. Q. P. Pickron and family in Montgomery. While there, she was confined to a hospital due to illness. She is now recup- elating at her home. Mr. and Mrs. Max Rich- burg and daughter Miss Rachel Richburg of Alexandria, Vir- ginia, are visiting with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ganey and Mrs. Vivian Rich- burg. Mrs: Asa Powell, Mrs. Al- lison and Matthew Powell, Mrs. Earl Bush, visited with rela- tives in Tallahassee last week. Mrs. Carra Adams of Crest- view spent last week with Mrs. Easter Mac Ward. Mrs. Juanita Radford has returned home after visiting with her daughter and family in Tuscaloosa. Sgt. and Mrs. Royce C. Sormrude (nee Debbie Adams) and daughter, Rhonda, of Hon- olulu, Hawaii, were welcomed home on Tuesday, July Z7 by their family and friends. The Sormrude's have been stationed with the U.S. Army in Hono- lulu for the past four years. They are on leave and are staying with their families, Mr. and Mrs. John D. Adams of Florala and Mr. and Mrs. John Caldwell of Samson. After their leave, they will go to Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Mickler of Dallas, Texas and Mrs. Ka- therine Screwl of Yazoo City, Mississippi, are visiting this week with Mrs. Sybil Mickler of Florala. Mr. and Mrs. Jack watt and children, Joy, Jon and Packy of Cincinnati, Ohio, have just returned home after spepding two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Peacock and sister, Lynn and nieceSara Ann. While here, they also visited with other relatives, Mrs. Margie Austin of River Falls, Mr. and Mrs. James O'Neal of Andalusia and Dr. and Mrs. Paul O'Neal of En- terprise. THURSDAY --SATURDAY OFF Including: F'olyesters--Knits-- LaCe Materials-- New Arrivals For Fall Florala, Alabama Formerly Ouida'l AND LOOK WHAT WE HAVE PLANNED FOR YOU. • BRIEF REPORTS on opera- tion of Co-op, along with election of two Trustees. • OUTSTANDING ADDRESS by Dr. Dan Whitsett, of Mont- gomery, former pastor (now retired) of Andalusia First United Methodist Church, a former "Citizen Of The Year" honoree, and a noted humorist. • EXCITING ENTERTAINMENT by the world's number one Gospel Artists -- The Black- wood Brothers. It will be a performance you will long remember. • CONCESSION STANDS open for your convenience. PLUS... The Blackwood Brothers Group Dr. Dan Whitsett FREE ATTENDANCE PRIZES • USED (BY CO-OP) 1972 PICK-UP TRUCK, half-ton, automatic trans- mission, radio & heater. Should have lots of "good mileage" left. • NEW ELECTRIC RANGE, equipped for clean happy cooking hours. • PLUS, over 20 other prizes. FREE LIGHT BULB for each Co-op Member registering. Covington Electric Cooperative ANDALUSIA BRANTLEYIENTERPRISEISAMSON \ \ y"