Elsie Banks was able to attend church at Little Cowan on Sunday. She was looking good and feeling well. She had a good Christmas with Carl Bennett and Marsha.
It was good to be back in church. We had to miss last Sunday morning and the Christmas program on Sunday night because of the weather. Even though it was a little past Christmas, our pastor Woodrow Fields gave us a wonderful Christmas message.
Zoe Isabella Caudill was born on Dec. 21, weighing 6 pounds. 15 ounces. Her parents are Phillip and Mashawna Caudill. She has a brother, Jacob. Her grandparents are Robert Caudill of Cowan, Debbie Collins of Thornton, and Bruce and Rita Gilley of Blackey. Her great-grandparents are Bob and Ramona Caudill.
Get well prayers to Dana Isom Walker of Naples, Fla. She is the sister of Arminta Ison Jenkins of Texas and Kentucky.
Also, get well prayers to Kendall Cook of Ohio. He had colon cancer. Kendall is the son of the late Elmer and Maxie Cook, and grandson of the late Susan and Louis Cook Jr.
Jill Kent of Wise, Va., visited Linda Lucas and Carol and J.T. Kent after Christmas.
Mae Boggs had her family for Christmas Eve. Nick and Roberta Pack are the parents of a new baby girl.
Randy and Eula Brown had an early Christmas with their grandsons Cody, Corey and Cameron, their son Jason and Amanda, with dog Sadie in a pretty Christmas dress.
Virginia Brown had Christmas dinner on Saturday with her family, Steven and Linda, Andrea, Makenna and Chase, Brittany, Braedan and Landon, Robert and Sherry, Bradley and Joseph, Randy and Eula, J. T. and Carol Caudill, and Jill Kent.
Her granddaughters Jenny Lou, Jan and Crystal, spent the weekend with her.
Happy birthday to Bennett and Linda Combs’s granddaughter Kylie Cornett of Berea. She will be seven on Jan. 2.
Happy birthday to Bill Jones of Naples, Fla., on Jan. 1.
The children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the late Bernard and Minnie Vae Banks met at the home of Linda Lucas of Cowan for their usual Christmas Eve supper and gift exchange. Those present were Carol and J.T. Caudill, John and Barbara Banks, Bryan and Tammy Banks, Keith, Beth, Katie and Kenzie Callahan, Jason Amanda and Benji Banks, Tori, Rusty, Callie and Ella Akers. Everyone missed those who could not be there.
Matthew Middleton of Augusta, Fla., and his mother Vickie McIntosh spent Christmas weekend with Elsie Boggs, Paula and Eddie Lowe. Billy Banks of Cowan also had Christmas dinner with them.
Tammy and Bryan Banks had Carol and J.T. Caudill, Linda Lucas, Tammie Day, Jason, Amanda and Benji Banks for Christmas dinner. The food was especially good.