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Marty and Mary Richardson host Mother’s Day gathering


Marty and Mary Richardson hosted a Mother’s Day get-together on the Saturday before Mother’s Day. Those attending were their daughter Ashley and boyfriend Phillip, Phillip’s mother, Marsha and boyfriend Tim, Glen and Sue Banks, Lola May Richardson and Benita Collins, Edison and Pam Banks and daughters Haley and Nicole with boyfriend Brandon.

They really enjoyed having the get-together there. They just wished that Mary’s sister Amanda and her family could have been there with them also.

Ashley and Phillip surprised Mary and Marty on Mother’s Day morning by making a wonderful breakfast for all of them. It all tasted really good and was very much appreciated.

After the graduation and commission of Wesley Yonts at Morehead State University, a weekend of celebration was held at the home of Duane and Anna Yonts on Cowan for him and his cousin, Andy Allen of Indiana, who was graduated recently and was commissioned in Indiana. They will both be resuming their Army careers.

They also visited their uncle and aunt Major and Ella Sparks. Attending were Roger and Tracy Yonts; Beth and Sidney Hawk and Wesley Yonts of Dahlonega, Ga.; Tim and Jane Yonts of Lookout Mountain, Ga.; Jim and Cindy Yonts of Enterprise, Ala.; Debbie Alley and Andy Alley of Tipton, Ind.; Mallie Kidd of Morehead; Tasha Yonts and Jimmy Brown of Jenkins.

Linda Combs wishes happy birthdays to Ramona Finchum of Louisville and Regina Crawford of Frankfort on May 18. They are twin daughters of Bennett and Linda Combs. Also, to Linda’s sister, Yvonne Sutphin of Lynchburg, Va., May 16. Cowan

Regina reported having a good time attending the Kentucky Derby last week.

Happy birthdays to Christine Cornett Lenz of Georgia and her sister, Betty, of Ohio. They are sisters of Opal Cook.

The Cowan Homemakers Club had its monthly meeting last week. The members enjoyed a picnic lunch but missed members who were not able to be there.

Linda Combs, Ruth Shackleford and Dorothy Miles enjoyed the Hydrangea Tea at the Extension Office.

The memorial meeting will be at the Hop Gibson Cemetery on Little Cowan on Sunday, May 29. In case of rain it will be moved to the Little Cowan Primitive Baptist Church. Dinner will be at the church afterward in either case. Everyone is welcome. It would be good if everyone buried there could have a family member present. Service will start at 11 a.m.

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