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The Perkins Journal Thursday, June 16, 1977-3 t visited other relatives in the Rev. Van Nidtels Retires Glencoe News community, also. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sears Eden Chap el Notes and family were Sunday din- .L. net guests of Mr. Sears tfemembersttrstweaam00s ,ooo,, by Mrs. Sherman Bower : parents, Mr. and Mrs. Char- --- v j_ ,. _____  There were 31 attending Mr. and Mrs. Don Court- les Sears. church Sunday. right and son, Justin visited Mr. and Mrs. Royce Clap. Thursday guests of Mrs. Mrs. Opal Courtright Sun- ham, Stillwater, were Satur- When asked when he per- Back in the early 30's Elsie Pock were Mrs. Loyd day afternoon. Locust Grove and the resort day visitors with Mr. and formed his first wedding, when Nickels was first elec- West and daughters of Idalo, Friday dinner guests of area around it. They made Mrs. Jerry Knox. Reverend Van Nickels said ted S. S. Supt., Sunday Mrs. West is the sister of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Burton camp, arising early Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Allan he married Billy Wells and Schools were organized in Mr. Clay Vanzandt. She was were Jimmy Axtell, Lori and morning to join the Canoe Evans and sons, Ivan and Sharon McCain June 26, various rural communities reared here. Mrs. Clay Shawn McLemore. Float trip down the Illinois. Eric, Apex, N.C. were 1963 at Eden Chapel. in the vacant school houses Vanzandt of Perkins was Thursday visitors of Mrs. Sunday they all went to Grove, on Grand Lake, Tuesday visitors with Mr. But his first marriage, including Clayton and also a visitor of Mrs. Pock. Harry Peterman, Chris Evans' aunt, Mrs. Maud really, was to Minnie Ethe- Oak Grove. Up to 80 persons Those visiting Mr. and and Susan were, Mr. and visiting Harbor Village Davis. Tuesday evening they ridge on Feb. 23, 1919. Ray. were enrolled for the church Mrs. Alva Murlin Sunday mrs. C. T. Smith of or- and other points of interest, visited two other aunts of and Mrs. Nickels celebrated was the social center of the were Mr. and Mrs. Oren lando and Mrs. Donna time.They report a wonderful Mr. Evans, Mrs. Josie their 50th wedding anniver- rural community. Matney, Delbert and Donna Murlin. Vineyard and Mrs. Jack sary in 1969. ,#. When asked to recall his of Oklahoma City and Mr. Mrs. Emily Floyd visited Todd Linsenmeyer, Tulsa, Tinker, Sfillwater. The 82 year old Nickels last wedding performed, and Mrs. Jack Sutliff, Mrs. Opal Courtright one and Darren Rose, Russell- ." Mr. and Mrs. Merle King, has lived in or near this Nickels' record shows it was Ramonda and Mickey of day last week. ville, Ark. are spending this Stillwater, and Mr. and Mrs. area since 1912 coming to James L. Price and Brenda Stillwater. -o- week with their grandpar- Charles Paxton, were Kin- Perkins from Texas. The Kay Prickett on November ants, Mr. and Mrs. Walter sis visitors, Saturday. They Etheridges were also early 26, 1976. In all he has mar- Linsenmeyer. visited cemeteries in Win- day pioneers. As a young fled 152 couples. Announce approaching marriage Mr. and Mrs. Chester field, New Salem, and Bur- man, Nickels worked for the Van Nickels In 1962, Nickels was Bilyeu, Stillwater and den, Kin. They also visited Continental Oil Company "I appointed City Judge Mr. and Mrs. Tom Brin- with anieceofMrs. Paxton's in the Marketing Depart- was licensed to preach and served until 1972. at Habco Jewelry in Park egar, Yale, were Monday Mrs. era Grand, Burden, merit. As a result of the leas. at the United Brethren He also continued to preach Miss Janice Annette Buch- Forrest, Ill., a suburb of dinner guests of Mrs. Katie Kansas. ing of warehouses and dis- Church. In 1948, Eden at Eden Chapel. In 1968 anan will become the bride Chicago. Tucker. Mr. and Mrs. Frank tdbuting stations, the family Chapel united with the Evan- the Evangelical United of Richard Omer Coate on Mr. and Mrs. Buster Kee- Shell spent the week end moved from Oklahoma City gelical Church which was Brethren was united with the June 27, 1977 at 7 p.m. in the ton and family, Brecken- with their daughter and faro- back to Perkins. known as the Evangelical Methodist. "In 1970 I was Baptist Church at Sauk Vii- [F ridge, Tax., are spending ily, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Lock- Now after 45 years Rev. United Brethren in which he transferred to Agra United iage, Illinois, near Chicago. a week with Mrs. Keeton's wood and children, Clare- Nickels has retired June 5, received my ordln/ttori ce: Methodist Church where Janice, daughter of James Carl Mahar parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.C. more. Grandsons Justin and 1977. "I began my ministry tificate," the retired minister I preached until I retired," D. Buchanan, Sauk Village, Sawyer and other relatives Shawn returned to Glencoe in 1932 when we moved stated, the minister said. Ill., is a 1977 graduate of Will Precnt This Ad At and friends in the area. with their grandparents for a here from Oklahoma City. "From the time I moved to Sauk Village Baptist High Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Ghol- week's visit. We located north of Perkins Rev. Nickels continued to Perkins (1963-76), I had School. BLUMER'S stun, Protem, Me. and his Eddie Dale Rice and a cou- on a farm," the minister preach at Eden Chapel until 103 funerals. The first one Richard is the son of Mr. CHAMPLIN mother, Mrs. Margie Ghol- sin, Jeff, Pawnee, visited said. While here the long 1952. At this time he was he preached was the service and Mrs. Burton R. Coate, stun, El Rune, visited Sun- day with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sunday with Eddie's grand, career as local pastor began, then transferred to Hardesty for Dollie Ann Craig on Aug- Perkins. Richard attended all before noon June 22 Kincaid. Mrs. Margie parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim First Nickels was elected in the Panhandle where ust 31, 1963. The last 12 years of school at Peridns Kincaid. Sunday School Superinten. he stayed until 1958. From one was for A. B. Newport graduating in 1972. He at- Will Receive Gholston is a sister of Mr. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Shell dent and later organized a there, the family moved to on March 22, 1977. tended Watch and Jewelry Kincaid. 5 Gal. of Gas Lisa Burris spent the and children, Fairview, number of Sunday Schools western Oklahoma, return- Nickels is serving his sac- Repair School at OSU weekend with Mr. and Mrs. spent the weekend with their in Payne County. However, ing to Eden Chapel and Lost 3rid term as president of the Tech in Okmulgee, Okla., WATCH THIS SPACE Les Grote. parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ken- he was not ordained to Creek in 1963. The Nickels Perkins Senior Citizens before working at Leonard's E A C H WEE K-- Y O U neth Shell and Mr. and Mrs. treach until 1942. were home again in Perkins. Center. Jewelry in Stillwater for two MAY BE THE NEXT Mr. and Mrs. Bob Grote Bill Childers. years. He is now employed WINNER! and family, Kenai, Alaska, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Porter are spending three weeks in and girls, Fairfax, spent this area, visiting his mother Tuesday and Wednesday of and father, Mr. and last week with his parents, Prices Effective thru June 19, 1977 Mrs. Les Grote and other Mr. and Mrs. Meryl Porter. relatives in the area. ILLNESS Joyce Helwick, Sucre- lento, Calif. is spending Ray Baker is presently a some time with her aunts surgical patient in the Still- and families, Mr. and Mrs. water hospital. Vic Piotrowski and Mr. and LOCALS Mrs. Les Grote. Mr. andMrs. JerryKnox Pawnee,Mr" and Mrs" Bill Kistler'visited Thursday fOP YOU. pmcial ID00ci spent several days this past week visiting with their with Mr. and Mrs. Rob daughter and family, Mr. Broyles. and Mrs. Leon Treece, -o- Wetumka.Murphy 61 attend Eaton Mermen .............. G.E. Dale and boys, y: =   -- r '''q Ft. Worth, Texas, were  ...... Memorial Day weekend family reunion visitors with his parents, Trouble '' Mrs. Russell Murphy and luno 12 Mr. Russell Murphy. They An annual reunion of the idlglT le00"-"Xal Eaton family was held at [[ogne No. ,4440 Boomer Lake Park in Still- water June 12, 1977. Ap- Clock $366 pro, mt**y, o, t, Sl,7 scendants of the late Frank "Pistol Pete" and Anna Eaton attended. Radio Those present were Mrs. Ethel Case of Stillwater,  OZ. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Eaton of Fairfield, Ill., Mrs. Raymond !( Eaton of Arkansas City, Sir Winston Kan., Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Dress Eaton of Cushing, Mrs. Mac Welch of Wichita, Kin., Mr. and Mrs. Frank Eaton, Jr. SJacks of Enid, and Elizabeth Wise / - Ci 6 Miles S. of Perkins. * Model 310 ' / marron of Stmwater Also present were Charles Case, Mr. and Mrs. Double Knit Flare Full 3 yr. warranty , / Country Ballroom e. Case, Mrs. Jerry Pate, Mr. and Mrs." Charles Never needs flash cubes Dance Every Sat. Night 9-1 Franklin Case, Denise, Mi- Regular with. Cimarron Cowboys mm mn - chell and Scott, Bill Netting- $9t7 IserKey-leystone Friday, July S-StcIge Show On|y ham and Billy, Jr., Sandra ,10t ' Pocket Jim Ed Brown Show with Helen Cornelius Mr.Adams' Cathy and Barbara,and Mrs. Richard Con- $1 ' tv S888 Children(under 12) $3.50 dit and Richard, Jr., Mr. and orTikets Rt. 4, Box60 Mrs. Cecil Gray, Betty $1milarto Ever flash $ 2999 1201 Stiilwater Youngker, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Eaton, Jr., Cheryl, Illustration William and Elizabeth, Mr. Camera and Mrs. Lyle Eaton, Curtis and Stacy, Mrs. Debra Antler Curtis and Heath, Mr. and ""' ' Mrs. Ted Gaydusek, Anna, (_ J I Gi dA Joe and Dee Dee, Yandell toO..: n. s. Our Complete ve Da Gardner and Dale, Rosemary Fisher, Wayne & Sidney, Bill f [ Gibson s and Theda Wise, Sherri and Selection o Jill, Debra Wise, Johnna, Suit I andStevenMarilynand Staff.Kenneth Dew, Dress I G. ift Raymond Eaton, Bessie .,.on g ] Certmficate Campbell and Orpha Megen- ity were unable to attend. ( Sizes XS thru XL I "O" _ t, - Western [ h: Hoke m t amount of your LUMBER CO., INC. Belts [ dUp 2sw 9th ,", chomce *5 an . STILLwATER pn 7 d--ys   ,,,, ,,,,, 372-2377 - imarron Mon-Sat Sunday Laundromat 9 to 9 1 to 6 Federal Savings Perkins Qlld LOorl/liOrl Open 24 Hours II/7SA" 901 East Sixth ,.: ,u,.. ISCOUNT 8tlllwater. Bartlesvil!e" Edmond. Cuahlng A.R. Karnes S47-2692 Stillwater LOCALS l. and Mrs. Frank Gates their little grand- Tracy Gates, to home in Ponca City, Tracy, who had here a week, is hter of Mr. and Gates. and Mrs. Monte Cas- Edmond, spent the with Mr. Castoe's Mr. and Mrs. They started on an addition George Castoe home. Mrs. Lester Rose family, Russellviile, Mr. and Mrs. Lee and boys, and Wayne Linsen- Oklahoma City, spent weekend with their par- grandparents, Mr. Walter Linsenmey- SUnday, all attended the Reunion Mrs. Wal- ls the form- Trompler. Patten, Waurika, to spend several with his grandpar- Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jr. and family. Opal Courtright, area, and her Mrs. Frances and son, Daniel, spent Wednesday if- with Mr. and Mrs. Gates. Ann Porter, Fox Run, and Mr. and Vaughn, War- Me., visited with Maud Davis, Wed- They went to the homestead, the long ago. In evening all went to visit and Mrs. Jack Tinker, After a pleasant here, Mrs. Porter and traveled on to New Mex., they joined in a an family reunion. Mr. and Mrs. Treat, St., Mr. and Dean Warden and Stillwater, and Mr. Clyde Treat, Jr. Stillwater, Mr. John Bowyer and of Perkins went to REGISTER NOW GYmnastics & Tap Dancing Classes Start Sat., June 18, 9:30 a.m. rades lst-6th Fees *24. for 8 weeks Call Mrs. Bill Lott 547-2159 Diane Biggs, Instructor