Hello everyone. Hope you are all doing well and keeping warm.
We have beautiful sunshine, but it’s so cold! It makes you feel better seeing the sunshine, but you still want to stay in.
I talked to my sister Joann Brown in Indianapolis and she’s making plans to move closer to all of us. She’s talking about Nicholasville, Ky., but it will take her a while. She’ll have to sell her home and look for another. She doesn’t have family where she is. One son, Chad, lives in Richmond, Ky., and her other son, Shane, in Las Vegas.
We had some snow. It didn’t last long, but the cold weather is hanging on.
My sister Kathleen Brock was so pleased to get a call from Anna Watkins in Florida the other day. They had a long talk and she also talked to Anna’s daughter Janie, who was a little girl when they lived here. She remembered her.
My sister Betty Tyree came out for a visit a few days ago. We enjoyed it. People just don’t visit much anymore, but we make lots of phone calls and keep up with each other.
I called my friend Martha Burns in Blackey to ask about some people and she was able to tell me. Yes, we talked about all you Blackey people. Good talk!
Dorthy Tacket had called me to find out why my news wasn’t in two weeks ago. She was afraid I was sick. I had left without telling anyone except my son Larry. I only had 30 minutes to get ready and I sure enjoyed getting to spend time with all of them.
I was sorry I wasn’t here to go to the funeral of Ruby Nell (Stidham) Collins. I didn’t hear about it till I read it in The Mountain Eagle. She was one of our Marlowe girls, growing up there.
I also didn’t get to go to the funeral of Thelma Banks because of the snow. The family sure has my sympathy. I had known her for many years, a good friend.
Linda (Pennington) Hall is having rehab for surgery she had on her foot, but she is doing better and I hope will be out soon.
Late happy birthday to Glennis (Reed) Little on Jan. 27. I’ve known her about all her life and I’ve enjoyed being with her in Bible study at Dairy Queen. I love going there, but I’ve had to miss some because of icy roads. We always have a good crowd there, good teaching and good fellowship with all the people.
Please keep praying for all our people who need everyone’s prayer, Sonia Fields, Shirley Niece and husband Carfa Niece, Bro. Earnest Brock and wife Kathleen, Hazel Hart and Hazel Ison.
Our church was so happy to have Bro. Delmar Butler and his wife Linda back. He had been looking after his mother after her husband passed away. He kept in touch with us. We knew they would be back. They said they were sure happy to be back home and they sure enjoyed the Sunday school and the evening service on Sunday. It was so good!
Our sympathy goes out to the Jack Roberts family. We’ve been losing a lot of our people, so many funerals.
Roland Brown, I was looking through old pictures and I found a big 8×10 picture of Clyde and Dewey Brown at a union meeting at the old Marlowe schoolhouse. I think you would like to see it and I’ll even give it to you if you like. I thought you might like to see some of these old Marlowe pictures since we are all looking forward to our Marlowe reunion on May 23 at Earnest Cook Park.
I know you are tired reading all this (if you did). I appreciate you telling me you enjoy it.
May God bless all of you. Try to be in church somewhere if you are able. I hope the snow doesn’t keep me home. I love my church!