Files from Yesteryear: 1957

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From the Files of 1957:

Enon and Hamby’s Chapel

Miss Rosalind Holmes is home from Washington D.C. to spend three weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Holmes and children.

Mrs. Pearl McGukin returned from Cincinnati on Sunday after spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. Haywood Ware.

Joe Ozbolt is now employed in Birmingham.

Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Dewberry have a new son, born at the Hartselle clinic last week. The Dewberry’s have one other child, Ronnie, who visited his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Dewberry on Sunday.

Visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Hughes on Sunday p.m. were Mr. and Mrs. J.P. Hughes, of Gadsden and Mr. and Mrs.

T.E. Woodard, of Haleyville and all their children, the twins, Ollie and Tollie, Shirley Marvolene and Mr. and Mrs. F.E. Woodard, Junior and three children, of Miami, Florida.

Ricky McGukin, of Cullman, spent Sunday with George McGukin and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Grizzard and children, of Florence were the visitors of Raymond Norris and family on Sunday.

Making the trip to Lookout Mountain and Rock City with a group of Vinemont Junior High students on Saturday was Gwen Edmondson.

Mr. and Mrs. Neville Oden and Mrs. Mary Jane Brown attended the decoration at Union Hill on Sunday afternoon.

R.J. Smith, 84, of Route Seven, Cullman died in Alabama City on May 12th and funeral services were held at Lystra, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Reverend Virgil Sizemore and Reverend Charles Bentley officiated at the service and Moss Service directed interment.

Surviving are four sons, D.L., W.A., M.C. and A.D. Smith; four daughters, Mrs. D.E. Guess, Mrs. Vaudie Fowler, Mrs. Winnie Mae Reynolds and Mrs. Eileen Rope and twenty-five grandchildren.

Hopewell Decoration Sunday, May 19th

The annual observance of Decoration Day will be held at Hopewell Cemetery, Hanceville on the third Sunday in May. An interesting program has been arranged for the occasion under the direction of Calvin Ryan, in the Hopewell Baptist Church, adjoining the cemetery grounds.

Hopewell Cemetery is one of the largest and best kept rural cemeteries in the state. There are over 6,000 graves in this cemetery, containing over 15 acres.

The S.T.A.R. Club met on Tuesday at the home of Miss Linda Adams. Those present were Donna Kinney, Sue Carol Hamilton, Susie Wet, Becky Maxcy, Margaret Hays, Barbara Yost, Lucinda Leeth, Sandy McPhillips, Sharon Dahlke, Brenda Tiffin, Carol Sue Brindley, Jane Ann Merrill, Mary Benton Engel, Diane Hudson, Jackie Hamilton, Barbara Duffey and the hostess. Business was discussed and the seniors realizing that their high school days were coming to an end had a “little crying spell.”

Delicious refreshments were served and the meeting was adjourned.

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