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Local THE PERKINS JOURNAL, Thursday, June 30, 2011 - A3 Vernon L. Hall, Sr 1946-2011 Vernon 1'.. Hall, Sr. of Stillwater passed away on June 22, 2011. Services have been entrusted to Palmer Marler .Funeral Home and were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at Sun- nybrook Chris- tian Church. His final resting place will be Mt. Hope Cemetery in Ripley at a later date. Vernon was born on Decem- ber 8, 1946 to Richard and Goldie Hall in Stillwater, the oldest.of 10 siblings. He grew up in the area and worked for many years as a handyman. , He spent his spare time ador- ing his grandchildren and granddaughter, Halle. Vernon is survived by his five children Virginia Wilson and husband Rick of Coyle, Vernon Hall, Jr. and wife April of Stillwater, Zacharie Hall and wife Julie of Perkins, Joshua Hall of Wellston, and Ashley Blubaugh and husband Richie of Perkins; mother Goldie Hall; brothers and sis- ters Denver Hall, Gary Hall, Sharon Hughes, Billy Hall, Donna Brown, Diane McRae, Sammy Hall, George Hall, and Annette Pettie, two half sib- lings, twelve grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and spending time with his dog many nieces, nephews, other Tootsie. He was also fond of relatives, and friends. the coffee circle at Shortcakes Friends may leave con- Diner and the Ice House. dolences for the family He was preceded in death by via an online guestbook at his father, Richard Hall, and www.pmcfh.com G'day Mate Children enjoyed learning about the Australian Outback in this exciting interactive program offered by the Oklahoma , City Zoo at the Perkins Library on Thursday, June 23. Partici- pants learned all about the various animals in Australia, and had the opportunity to pet a Blue-tongued skink. There are many more exciting programs coming up at the library this summer, including a magician, the chance to work with clay, and draw upside-down, and more storytimes and movies! Stop by the library any time to pick up information regard- ing these and other free programs for children of all ages this summer. The library is located at 101 E. Thomas SL in downtown Perkins. You can contact the library by calling 547-5185. Photo provided VFW Pig Roast "s this Saturday Don't miss the annual the age of 12 eat for free. toes, corn, baked beans, and Monte Leigh will e 4 th of July weekend tradi- The pig will be smoked watermelon, cantaloupe, spinning music starting &t tion of the Perkins VFW Post 7322 Pig Roast to be held this Saturday, July 2 nd at the post located at 801 South Sadler Road in Perkins. The dinner will be served beginning at 6: 00pm and everyone over the age of 12 can eat for $7.00 and children under to perfection by our own local Ralph's Packing Company (yum, yum), and the ladies will be sup- plying all the side dishes. They currently plan to have potato salad, pasta salad, garden salad, deviled eggs, coleslaw, fresh tomatoes, green bean and new pota- cakes and pies. There will be plenty of iced cold tea and water and juice for the kiddos. Come out and enjoy the afternoon in the new outdoor garden behind the building. You can play a game of horseshoes in the new pit or perhaps try a game of washers. Or just sit and visit under the. umbrellas. The canteen will open at noon and the dinner will be served beginning at 6 p.m. 8 p.m. So come out to the Perkins VFW Post 7322 and enjoy our country's independence with our veterans and others from our community. L Most importantly, how- ever and where ever you and your family enjoy the 4 t" please remember safety first. God bless America and God bless our current and past soldiers. ,. For additional informa- tion contact the post at (405) 547-2102. Virginia Sasser with granddaughter, Emily. Emily Sasser attends Grandparent University Emily Sasser, of Perkins, Olda., and grandparent, Vir- ginia Sasser, of Perkins, Okla., were recent participants in the 2011 Grandparent University at Oklahoma State University. Emily Sasser is the child of Robert and Kelly Sasser. Grandparent University is hosted by the OSU Alumni Association and brought 369 legacies and their grandparents to Stillwater in June. While on campus, they attended classes taught by OSU faculty, stayed in student housing, dined on campus and enjoyed the life of average college students. This is the ninth year for OSU's Grandparent Univer- sity. In that time it has grown from four majors and 80 participants to 15 majors with 369 participants. The 2011 event hosted participants from 18 states spanning the continental United States from Washington to Maryland and Minnesota to Texas. GPU also rezeived the 2010 Circle of Excellence Gold Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education - the highest honor bestowed by the national organization representing more than 3,400 educational institutions and nonprofits in 68 countries. The children and their grandparents were enrolled in one of 15 majors: aerospace, agribusiness management, architecture, athletic training, aviation, broadcasting, electri- cal engineering, entomology I and 11, fashion review, fire protection and safety, food sci- ence, home food preservation, jewelry making and veterinary medicine. Under the instruction of OSU professors, the students learned about their major and participated in a variety of activities. Upon com- pleting their assignments, the participants received a graduation certificate for all their hard work as college students during their stay at Grandparent University. Along with the activities in the classroom, there is time to socialize while picnicking by Theta Pond, swimming at the Co!vin Center or cheering at a tailgate with OSU student athletes. Mr. and Mrs Joseph Kalka Hubbard-Kalka Wed Laura Nicole Hubbard and Joseph Dewayne Kalka exchanged wedding vows on Saturday May 14, 2011. The outdoor evening ceremony was located at 4T Farms in Luther, OK. Davies Vanpool of Wash- ington, OK was the Officiating Minister. The bride is the daughter of Scott and Michelle Hubbard of Perkins, granddaughter of Jim and Donna Bute of Owasso and the late Tom and Pauline Hub- bard of KS. The groom is the son of John and Pam Kalka of Carney, grandson of Jim and Ann Kinder of Carney, Maxine Kalka of Chandler and the late Lewis Kalka of Chandler. Erika Vigen of Stillwater, friend of the bride, served as the maid of honor. J.R. Kalka of Carney, brother of the groom, was the best man. Bridesmaids included Katy Selk of Stillwater, Jane Allred of Skiatook, and Janelle Kalka of Carney. Groomsmen included Zach Cope of Carney, Jarrett Teel of Greenville, TX, arid Craig Bennett of Albuquerque, NM. Ushers were Brad Hubbard of Owasso and Brandon Hubbard of Perkins. Flower girl was Kinley Anglin of Perkins andthe ring bearer was Mason McCorkle of Wellston. Angel Riggs of Wellston provided the music for the ceremony. The bride wore a tulle over satin wedding gown with beading and metallic embroidery which was accented by the Basque style waist. She wore a two-tiered veil with a tiara. Her bouquet was made of white roses highlighted with dendrobium orchids. Gayle Harris of Stillwater, Marie Webb of Per- kins, Alea Sharp of Stillwater, and Charlee Mencke of Perkins served at the receptions following the ceremony. The couple honeymooned in Florida. Joe and Laura will live in Carney. You're invited to an Applebee,s" Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast to support Greater Vision Church $7,00 per person WHEN: rday, Jury 23, 2011 8:00 a,m. - 10:00 a,m. WHERE: Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar 317 N. Perkins Rd, SUIIwater, OK 74075 Call (405) 707-7242 to buy tickets , .... Cle at and help J-F' Y  nnelt I alIrd dlh r'!