Whitesburg KY

Cowan church to mark 100th anniversary


Virginia Brown recently celebrated her 94th birthday.

Virginia Brown recently celebrated her 94th birthday.

The Little Cowan Primitive Baptist Church was organized in June, 1913. The Lord has faithfully and wonderfully blessed these 100 years. In appreciation, we plan to celebrate on June 8 and 9. Former pastors and other visiting ministers will be participating. Church services will start at 7 p.m. on Saturday night, and 11 a.m. on Sunday morning.

There will be fellowship and refreshments after each service. Everyone is invited. We will be happy to have you.

Linda Combs sends happy birthday wishes to Yvonne Sutphin’s twin granddaughters, Vickie and Jackie Frome, on May 7. They attend college in Missouri.

Also happy birthday to Christina Cornett Lenz of Macon, Ga., on May 9; to Yvonne Brown Sutphin on May 16; and to Regina Stines and Ramona Finchum on May 18.

Robert and Regina attended the Kentucky Derby and some other events.

Hello to Don and Dana Ison Walker of Naples, Fla., and also to Sherry Lynn and David. Our prayers are with you all.

Get well wishes to Raymond Thomas and Carroll Shackleford.

Virginia Brown celebrated her 94th birthday on April 15 at her home on Little Cowan, where she has lived 92 of those years. A delicious dinner was provided by Anna Yonts, Minerva Yonts, Carol Caudill, and Eula Brown.

Celebrating with her were lifelong friend and neighbor Elsie Banks; her daughter-in-law Eula Brown; nephews Bert Banks and Zelna Lou, Charles Banks and Faye; and nieces Minerva Yonts and Russell, Anna Yonts and Duane, Doris Banks, Doris Ann Caudill and Wilma Brashears.

Everyone enjoyed the day and Virginia really appreciates everyone who participated.

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