Westfield News

We sure do need some rain around where I live. Tim Hall’s daddy, Dagwood, always said this was a dry ridge across here. Tim don’t know where he got his information from but Dagwood always told that back in Noah’s flood we didn’t get but 3/10th around here.

The Westfield Ruritan Club is sponsoring a country ham breakfast June 20 from 7:30 to 10 a.m. at the Westfield Community Building, 6631 Westfield Road/N.C. 89, across from the Westfield Post Office. Meal will include country ham, gravy, eggs, grits, apples, homemade biscuits and drinks. Donation only with proceeds to help Dana Bicknell’s uninsured medical bills.

Westfield Baptist Church is having a Port-a-Pit chicken fundraiser on Friday from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Plates will be $9 and that will include half chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, roll and dessert. For tickets, call the church office 336-351-3311.

Happy anniversary to Chris and Karen Carpenter on June 12.

Happy birthday to Janetta Johnson, Laticia Humphries, E.C. Thomas, J.K. Faries, Taylor Mills, Sarah Anderson, Sundi McGee, Tracey Collins, LaDonna Haley, Otis Chilton, Gretchen Parker, Gina Gainey, Jeff Hooker, Jamie Whicker and Zack Hanner.

Prayers for Gilmer Ray Jessup, Hallie Hall, Mary Lou McKenzie, Jason Blevins, Stephen Fagg, Wanda S. Oakley, Nadine Flinchum, Sue Robertson, Celene Collins, Elizabeth Smith, Betty Crim, Margaret Vaden, Lolene Vaden and Elizabeth Joyce.

Sympathy goes the Gene Bowles family. Mr. Wilson Eugene (Gene) Bowles, 63, passed away on May 31, 2015, at Forsyth Medical Center. He was born in Forsyth County on Dec. 27, 1951. He retired from North Forsyth High School as a teacher, coach and assistant athletic director. Prior to North Forsyth, he taught at North Stokes High School.

Sympathy goes to the Cleo Covington family. Cleopatra (Cleo) Covington, 97, died June 1, 2015, at Forsyth Medical Center. She was born Aug. 4, 1917, in Surry County, the oldest of nine children to William McKinley and Pearl Elizabeth Tilley Inman. She was a 1935 valedictorian graduate of Nancy Reynolds High School.

Jane Nunn may be reached at 336-351-6866.

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