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Oct. 19, 1956-Oct. 26, 1956


Posted 2018-04-19

Oct. 19, 1956

    John William Hawkins, 78, retired farmer died October 14. He was born at Edinburg, being a son of E. D. and Sarah Sine Hawkins. He was a member of St. Mary’s Lutheran Church. He was united in marriage with Miss Mary Dicie Long in 1902 and she died in 1947; Mr. and Mrs. Hawkins moved to Newark, Ohio in 1916 and he resided there until 1951 when he moved to Mt. Jackson. He was united in marriage with Miss Belia Reynard, who survives. He also leaves two sons, Robert F. Hawkins of Copley, Ohio, and John D. Hawkins of Cambridge Ohio. Also four brothers and sisters, Joseph Harry Hawkins of Shelby Montana, Mrs. Edna Grandstaff of Harrisonburg, Mrs. Bertie Raemsch of Washington, and Charles Hawkins of Edinburg. Burial was in Wilson Cemetery in Newark, Ohio.

    Toms Brook. The Wesleyan Service Guild of the Toms Brook Methodist Church met last Tuesday night. Those present were Mesdames Elmer Mumaw Jr., Fred Beydler, Roland Bagnell, Harry Bemis, Virginia McDonald, Glenn Painter, Jesse Luttrell, John Miley, Marie Bly, Louis Funk, Edward McInturff, William Ferguson, Marguerite Johnson, Roy Seal, Marvin Lichliter, Carson Ryman and Miss Mildred Ridings.

 

Oct. 26, 1956

    The Triplett seniors will present a class play “The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come”, sometime in November. The cast includes Chad, the little mountain boy, Larry Showalter; Nathan Cherry from Kingdom Come, Larry Click; Betsy Cherry, his daughter, Wanda Craig; Melissy Turner from Kingdom Come, Sonja Dellinger; Major Calvin Buford from Kentucky, Felix Sanders; Miss Lucy Buford, his sister, Kay Ryman; Old Tom, their negro servant, Richard Tusing; Thanky, their house maid, Wanda Heishman, Mrs. Caroline Dean, a neighbor, Peggy Baker; Margaret Dean, her daughter, Harriet Zerkel; Richard Hunt, from the Blue Grass, Derwood Clem; Nellie Hunt, his sister, Delores Marston; Jennie Overstreet, a poetess, Lois Funkhouser.