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Hitesburg for March 27, 2009 / March 27, 2009
Sunday, call to worship was verse one of “We Gather Together” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. Don Loftis read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “I Am Thine, O Lord”. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, Dean Elliott. Choir special was “There’s Coming A Day”. Hymn was “Leaning On the Everlasting Arms”. Everyone fellowshipped with one another. Children’s sermon, which was lead by Reverend Bob Watts, was concerning loving one another. He asked the children “What does it mean to love another person?” and discussed with them the people that they love, including, first and foremost, God who loved everyone first. Scripture used was from John 13:34-35. Rev. Watts brought the sermon entitled “Are You More Loving?”. Scripture was from John 13:34-35, 1 John 4:17-21 and 1 Corinthians 13:1-2. Hymn was “Softly and Tenderly”. Visitors at HBC Sunday included a couple of people.

Those visiting Mr. and Mrs. Willard Overby recently include Dwight and Mitzie Waller, Greg and Whitney Cranfill, Erin Cranfill, Bobby and Connie Cranfill, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Yancey, Doris Hudson and her niece. Willard and Ruth visited Raymond and Jane and Lois Goad throughout the week. Tuesday; Ruth, as well as Betty Griffin, Carolyn Murphy and Virginia Cumbie; traveled to Greensboro to do some shopping.

Several times throughout the week; Mrs. Ralston, as well as Donald Overbey, visited Mr. and Mrs. Decatur. Thursday, Lynwood and Van Granger visited them. Tuesday; Decatur, as well as Mr. and Mrs. Robert Overbey and Margie Nelson, traveled to Victoria to visit Holly Mae Crenshaw.

Cornelius Seamons and Eloise Seamons visited Esther Mae Murray one day throughout the week.

Last Monday afternoon, Abraham Tillotson went to Roxboro to attend Mable Puryear Gravitt’s funeral at Brooks and White Chapel. He also attended the internment at Person Memorial Cemetery.

Last Tuesday, David Martin, Linda Puryear and Donald Wall visited Mrs. Janie Keeton. Last Wednesday, her guests included Sambo Keeton, Annie Sue Overby, Wade Overby and Charlie Overby. Annie Sue visited her again Thursday. Also this day, Mrs. Overby and Mrs. Keeton were in South Boston. Those visiting Janie last Friday included Annie Sue, Wade and Sambo. Also this day, Annie Sue and Sambo visited Carrie Aycock. Saturday, Wade was Janie’s guest again. Sunday; Sambo, Linda, Gladys Elliott, Donald, Lois Martin, Jim Jeffries and Anthony Overby stopped by to visit with Janie.

Michael Smith visited Frances Forlines several times throughout the week. Carol Smith visited Mrs. Forlines Sunday.

Friday, Sam Parham and Norma Elliott went to Bushy Fork to hear some music. Saturday; Drusilla Newton, Sam and Norma were in Appomatox at the high school to hear the Inspirations. Sam and Norma went to Triple Springs Baptist Church to hear the Glory Men singers Sunday afternoon. Also Sunday, Norma visited Ronnie and Deborah Pulliam.

Deborah Pulliam and Helen Hayes attended the Mother/Daughter Brunch at Averette Baptist Church Saturday. Sunday lunch guests of Ronnie and Deborah Pulliam were Joyce Carwile, Danny Snapp, and Ray Pulliam, all of Lynchburg; Nell Woods from Oxford, NC and Dennis and Kelly Ballance, Grayson Ballance and Harper Ballance of South Boston.

PRAYER LIST: Carrie Aycock, Audrey Birchfield, Kyle Blanks, Alton Bowen, Herbert Bowen, Hope Bowen, Steve Bradshaw, Grady Cole, Bobby Cranfill, Holly Crenshaw, Peggy Davis, Chris Duffer, Colleen Elder, Barbara Elliott, Betty Elliott, Carter Elliott, Ruby Ferrell, Rhonda Foster, Nancy Fox, Betty Garrett, W.G. Gillam, Lois Goad, Billy Grainger, Harold Hamlett, Ruth Hart, HBC Revival, HBC ‘09 VBS, Dorothy Hite, Reverend Edgar Hoover, Farris Hudson, Phillip Hudson, Ailene Humphries, Mary Jones, Jerry Kean, Melvin Keeton, Sambo Keeton, Laura Young Ligon, Vickey Loftis, Linda Lowery, Carolyn Marshall, Steve Meadows, Jerry Mitchell, Ginger Morris, Henry Morris, Mrs. Mary Munchmore, Holly Comer Oliver, OUR TROOPS: Cameron Collie, Dan Elliott, Christopher Fisher, Josh Satterfield, Eugene Seamon; Betty Overbey, Carolyn Overbey, Decatur Overbey, Timothy Overbey, Leslie Overby, Willard Overby, Wilma Owen, Becky Parker, Hazel Pool, Leah Porterfield, David Pruitt, Lois Puckett, Austin Pulliam, Violet Puryear, Lee Raney, Linda Sanford, Penny Saunders, Lindy Smith, Stephanie Smith, Danny Snapp, Reverend Jack Stewart, Reverend Danny Sweet, Millie Szynklewski, Wallace Talbott, Justin Talley, David Thomas, Dearl Thompson, Lindy Tuck, Jimmy Vasser, Billy Vaughan, Pauline Wall, Mitzie Waller, Rosa Mae Whitlow, Doris Wilborne, Herbie Wilkins, Flossie Williamson, Connie Wilson, Jamie Wilson, Amanda Yancey; BIRTHDAYS: Matthew Newton, Tammy Lloyd, Elizabeth Smith, Michael Neal, Stacey Reebals Perkinson, Michael Morris; ANNIVERSARIES: Steven and Chasity Bowen, Melvin and Hollis Bowen.

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