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Hitesburg News for March 12, 2009 / March 13, 2009
(For the week March 8-14)

Sunday, call to worship was verse one of “To God Be The Glory” by the choir at Hitesburg Baptist Church. Don Loftis read the announcements and welcomed everyone. Hymn was “A New Name In Glory”. Prayer time ended with a prayer from the Deacon of the Week, Jimmy Wilson. Choir special was “The Unseen Hand”. Hymn was “I Am Thine O Lord”. Everyone fellowshipped with one another. Children’s sermon, which was lead by Ronnie Lloyd, was concerning the fact that everyone is God’s child. Children wanting to be like their parents was discussed. Reverend Bob Watts brought the sermon entitled “Are You Governed By God’s Word?”. Scripture came from Ephesians 5:25-26, Jeremiah 15:16, Matthew 4:4 and Psalms 19:7-11. Hymn was “Softly and Tenderly”. Visitors at HBC Sunday included Joey Hastings, Matt Hastings, Michael and Lindsey Proshaska, Bailey Bowen, Sammy Cramer and a couple others.

Wayne and Elizabeth Smith and two other couples recently traveled to Florida. The group returned Sunday. Michael Smith visited Frances Forlines a few times throughout the week.

Last Monday, William A. Keeton, David Martin, Alma Elliott, Autumn Elliott, Linda Puryear, Donald Wall, Annie Sue Overby, Charlie Overby and Wade Overby visited Mrs. Janie Keeton. Last Tuesday; Sambo Keeton, Annie Sue, Wade and Charlie were her guests. Last Wednesday; Annie Sue, David M. and Wade were Mrs. Keeton’s guests. Last Thursday; David M., William A. K., Gladys Elliott, Linda P., Donald W., Lois Martin, Wade, Tony Martin and

Charlie stopped by to visit with Janie. Friday; Linda, David, Donald, Sambo and Wade visited Mrs. Keeton. Saturday; David, Sambo and Wade visited Janie. Sunday, Wade and David were her guests.

Those visiting Mr. and Mrs. Willard Overby throughout the week included Raymond and Jane Yancey, Marianne Ottinger, Beth Baker, Leslie Overby and Heiter and Betty Griffin.

Throughout the week, Norma Elliott and Mrs. Inez Young visited Mrs. Hazel Blackwell and Mrs. Ersell Daniel of Oxford. The two also visited Mrs. Priscilla Overbey. Norma visited Mrs. Mary Muchmore of Clarksville. Sam Parham and Norma were in Chatham Friday evening for some music. Norma visited Mrs. Pat Newton Saturday.

Last Tuesday, Abraham Tillotson attended the funeral services for Ben Coghill at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home in Clarksville. Last Friday afternoon, he visited Roosevelt and Judy Stone.

Mrs. Ralston, as well as Donald Overbey and Yvonne Overbey, visited Mr. and Mrs. Decatur Overbey several times throughout the week. Sunday; she, as well as David and Janet Bryant, visited Lynn and Annie Sue Overby.

The deacons of HBC and Rev. Bob Watts were on a retreat Friday night through Saturday morning. Saturday evening, they and their wives enjoyed dinner at The Homestead in Roxboro.

PRAYER LIST: Carrie Aycock, Frances Wiles Bennett Family, Audrey Birchfield, Kyle Blanks, Alton Bowen, Bailey Bowen, Herbert Bowen, Hope Bowen, Lucy Chandler, Ben Coghill Family, Grady Cole, Joni Crane, Bobby Cranfill, Peggy Davis, Colleen Elder, Barbara Elliott, Betty Elliott, Ruby Ferrell, Rhonda Foster, Wanda Foster, Nancy Fox, Betty Garrett, Lois Goad, Billy Grainger, Harold Hamlett, Arthur Hart Family, Bracen Hart, Ruth Hart, Shirley Hastings, HBC Revival, HBC ‘09 VBS, Dorothy Hite, Reverend Edgar Hoover, Farris Hudson, Ailene Humphries, Mary Jones, Jerry Kean, Melvin Keeton, Laura Young Ligon, Vickey Loftis, Linda Lowery, Carolyn Marshall, Steve Meadows, Ginger Morris, Henry Morris, Mrs. Mary Muchmore, Meryl Newton Family, Holly Comer Oliver, OUR TROOPS: Cameron Collie, Dan Elliott, Christopher Fisher, Josh Satterfield, Eugene Seamon; Betty Overbey, Carolyn Overbey, Decatur Overbey, Timothy Overbey, Willard Overby, Brooke Owen, Becky Parker, Hazel Pool, Lois Puckett, Violet Puryear, Lee Raney, Linda Sanford, Penny Saunders, Stephanie Smith, Reverend Danny Sweet, Millie Szynklewski, Wallace Talbott, Justin Talley, David Thomas, Dearl Thompson, Jimmy Vasser, Billy Vaughan, Nate Wade, Pauline Wall, Mitzie Waller, Sandra Watts, Rosa Mae Whitlow, Doris Wilborne, Herbie Wilkins, Flossie Williamson, Connie Wilson, Amanda Yancey; BIRTHDAYS: Leslie Puryear, James Wade, Jamie Kerr, Linda Humphries, Lois Cassada, Johnny Noblin, Zachary Loftis, Tim Loftis, Holly Loftis, Thomas Bailey, Justin Wilkins.

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