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Perkins, Oklahoma
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June 1, 1995

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TOTAl. ~ IWi NIBtl L, _ _._ out with over 2OO folks Day dinner Mon. served. Shown from left to right at the serving table are: Ed Cundiff, Geraldine and Wayne Allen, Goldie Beane, Cleta Rivers, Alpha Bower, Jim Ham, Flora Cundiff, Edith Cretsinger, Walt Davis, Esther Ham, Jewel[ Mahar, Lula Stratton and Elsie Grant. Not pictured was Donna Burton. this is the busiest spend an evening with Gospel ..... swing ..... something theyear for everyone, friends. This happens eachfor everyone. It was the icing gat when you retiredSaturday night .... come be a on the cake of a wonderful day eally retired. Some-part of the fun. for our Center. I OUr Seniors missed Our Memorial Day dinner The entire group oflisten- SSon .... they are not commenced sharply at 11 ers stood and joined in sing- tired. a.m. and we continued to ing "America" --it was a Vedaesdaywas our first serve until 2 p.m. We served beautiful tribute in remem- this week with our a total of 218 people and that bering "Memorial Day" and loathly potluck with 14 did not include all the trays our loved ones no longer with eajoying all the good of carry-out dinners, which us. ad fellowship. Donna we believe to be a total of 4 or tluck hostess and co- ,rand does an excel- 5. So all in all we served 222 or 223 people, i : despite a knee prob- Our cooks did an outstand- L ks, Donna. ingjob of preparing the tasty Sadie Dick Childs lhUrsday, a total of 15 food and in having enough to Funeral services for Sadie gathered to prepare serve this amount of people. Dick Childs, 220 West lles....what an assem- However, we did not end upChantry, Perkins, were held t" We had three ma- with a huge surplus of at the Perkins First United gOing ..... one making leftovers .... which speaks wellMethodist Church at 2 p.m. !8, two cutting of the organization of the Me- on Thursday, May 26, 1995 finished with morial Day dinner. We had with Rev. Susan Ross offici- al's Completely covered planned to have the lei over ating. Burial was in Perkins emade noodles. Af- had-dried- theywerepies for our Little Branson Cemetery under the direction Music Night snacks but we of Strode Funeral Home. Placed in zip- lock ran out of pie before the last Pallbearers were men from ready for the "re- day.- The chickens person was served, the Perkins First United All in all, it was a tremen- Methodist Church. C ked and prepared dous success and the Center Mrs. Childs passed away eaty-five pounds ofmade over $1,000 on this Monday, May 22 at Rosewood aad all the other in- fund-raising project. We Nursing Home at the age of finished and mari- deeply appreciated all the96. It Was a busy Thurs-donated food (nearly all theA native of Perkins, she food was donated). We havewas born Dec. 19, 1897, the of our most Senior a huge community of very daughter of John C. and 8 Came early and" tired but very happy people Della (Utter)Carlile. She was ate and worked like today, married to William Lewis ertrude Ishmael, Our Little Branson Music "Bill Childs in Perkins in / OWer and Lula Night foundll5 people enjoy- 1940. Mr. Childs passed "..what an example, ing the evening with greataway on Jan.16, 1981. ire put in many years sounds provided by the fol- Mrs. Childs spent her early !0tithe Memorial Day lowing: Ival Hesser, Allenlife in Perkins where she at- e dearly appreci- Cain and Don Prickett fromtended school. She had lived [ and salute and Stillwater; Harvey and Dixie in Kansas City, Clinton, : ' rfaithfulness. Oth- Preston, Carroll McGuiness, Texas, Affzona and Colorado were Flora and Alva Stevens and Carol Wil- with her husband who tf, Jeanetta Owens, son from Cushing; Alvin worked for Frisco Railroad }lson, Esther Ham, Jones and Louise Acord from before retiring to Perkins Burton, Edith Chandler; Bessie Moebius in1975. She loved to travel Geraldine Allen, from Yale; Glen and Estherand visited many foreign aat, Cleta Rivers, Nottingham from Coyle; countries. A member of the l Iahar and Goldie Bernie Felton from Perkins United Methodist aight at 5 p.m. weDrumright; Evelyn Havel, Church and the Order of Jimmie Dodson, Chet and Eastern Star, she had been a OUr Mystery Dinner.Lorayne Smith, Jim Ham andsales clerk at the C.R. An- .C tered by Pardners Ted McNamer of Perkins. Wethony Department Store With ribs and bris-had people playing fiddles Survivors include "two and all the s....what a banquet, and they provided some good brothers: Delbert Carlile of "Bob Wills and hoe downs Ponca City and John C. eson Mystery nights and beautiful waltzes .... a Carlile of Perkins; and sev- I)rumright, to Still- great assortment of eral nieces and nephews. Vellston, to Daven- SOmetimes. e and enjoy theWegoodJUSt Diamonds--Coloced Stotles-:Bridal Sets' J Perkins America. J Wedding Bands--W0tches Gifts--Clocks J and games with |708 S.,MAIN, STILLwATER, OK 74074 * (405) 372-3041 J And wonderful fel- J Serving Stillwater and Area Since 1964" J " It is a fun way to [ KENT & ANNETTE KINZIE J t'$ Brand New At Whistlestop FROZEN DRINKS Featuring Coke & Cherry Special 12 oz Frozen Coke