A benefit for Jason Blevins, 98.1 Country Radio Personality, will be held on August 27 at Fairview Ruritan Building, 1691 Fairview Road, Galax, Virginia. The doors open at 2:30 p.m for bingo players and bingo starts at 3 p,m. You can get in line at 4:30 for a meal of pintos, potatoes, slaw, cornbread, dessert and/or hot dogs, chips, dessert with drinks.
Afterward there will be an auction. Tickets are being sold on a crochet Christmas skirt made by Jason’s mother, Brenda Love Blevins. Jason was diagnosed with pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer and has been traveling to Vanderbilt Medical Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, for his chemotherapy treatments. The benefit is for Jason’s medical and travel expenses. For more information call Yvonne Love (Jason’s Aunt) 336-351-4766 or Brenda and Jim Blevins (Jason’s parents) 336-657-8592.
Saturday, July 30, at 5 p.m. is Fun Day on the Westfield Friends Meeting premises. Games, food and entertainment. Youth of all ages are welcome.
There will be a song service at Brown Mountain Baptist Church July 31 at 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. The service is outside.
Vacation Bible School is set for Saturday, August 20 at Brown Mountain Baptist Church from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday, July 23, 7 a.m. To 11a.m. Is a fund raising breakfast for the Westfield Ruritan Club. Breakfast with a bake sale and silent auction for Beverly Stevens.
Happy anniversary to Amber and Jason Southern and Jeannine and Randy Collins.
Jenny Cain Wood had her 73 birthday. Ken Black and the Black family want to wish Jenny a very happy birthday.
Wanda Oakley wants to wish her mom, Betty Ruth Shelton, a very happy birthday.
Happy birthday to: Ray King, Myra Bullins, Dana R. Smith, Caitlin Jessup, Rebecca Gibson, Kendra Lawson, David George, Makayla Sands, Jeremiah Collins, Karen Carpenter, Joy France, Allen Overby, Keith Beasley, Kendra Carter,
Prayers for: Peggy Manuel, Hugh Covington, Gail Durham, Jeanette Graves, Jorge Comptis, Ruby Chilton, Annie Mae Moore, Linda Holland, Betty Boles, Sandra M. Barker, Scotty Marshall, Marion Vaden, Karen Carpenter, Stephen Fagg, Gilmer Ray Jessup, RJ Love, Elva Dearmin, Ersie McIntyre, Calvin Love, Hallie Hall, Jason Blevins, Sue Robertson, Betty Crim, Margaret Vaden, Lolene Vaden, Thelma Taylor and Elizabeth Joyce.
Sympathy goes to the Durham family.
J. Reid Durham, age 88, of Westfield went to his heavenly home on Sunday, July 10 at 3:18 p.m. in his home. He was born on Feb. 6, 1928 in Stokes County to the late Ross Lee Durham and Carrie Dunman Durham. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1946 to 1949 and was retired from R.J. Reynolds.
Sympathy goes to Alton and the Cooke family.
Nonnie Mae Cain Cooke, age 88, of Mount Airy passed away on July 9. She was born on Nov. 4, 1927 in Surry County
Sympathy goes to Angelia Pruitt and Heather Prater.
Larry Wood, age 69, of Danbury passed away on Sunday, July 10 at Forsyth Medical Center.
Jane Nunn may be reached at 336-351-6866.