Saxe and Drakes Branch news

Published 12:31 pm Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Happy belated birthday wishes to Paxton Surrett, Sept. 10, Charlotte Court House. Paxton is the grandson of Flora White, Charlotte Court House and nephew of Melvin L. Gilmore.

Birthday wishes to Ta’quaysha Walker, Sept. 21, Drakes Branch; Pat Nichols, Sept. 22, Randolph; Marquise Armstrong, Sept. 22, Keysville; Denise Pridgen, Sept. 22, Drakes Branch; David Duffey, Sept. 23; Bessie Mitchell, Sept. 24, Scottsburg; Dominique Foster, Sept. 25, Pamplin; Kathy Brogdon, Sept. 25, Nathalie; Snania Armstrong, Sept. 26, Keysville; Junior Mosley, Sept., Randolph; Leah Snead Hurt, Sept. 26, Richmond; Jackie Vaughters Fields, Sept. 26, Richmond; Jackie MCcargo, Sept. 26, Drakes Branch; Cindy Nichols, Sept. 27, Randolph; Louise Brogdon, Sept. 27, Philadelphia; Russell Dailey, Sept. 27, Saxe. I wish you all many more happy birthdays to come. Happy Birthday!

Happy belated anniversary wishes to Henry and Jerylene Reid, Sept. 19, Charlotte Court House.

Anniversary wishes to Willard and Gayle Inge Randolph, 46 years. May God bless you all with many more happy years together.

Get well wishes to all of the sick and shut in. I hope you are well soon, up and about. You are in our prayers and thoughts. Get well soon.

Thought for the Week: Start each day with a happy thought.



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