Saxe and Drakes Branch news

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Happy birthday wishes to Milan N. Shepperson, Feb. 8, Chesterfield; Micheal Fields, Feb. 9, Richmond; Barbara Gee, Feb. 9, Charlotte Court House; Cameron Joseph Fields, Feb. 10, Richmond; Bernard Freeman, Feb. 12, Randolph; Terrill Pugh, Feb. 12, Charlotte Court House; Rodney Mosley, Feb. 13, Scottsburg; Rosa Friend, Feb. 13, Drakes Branch; Sheron Garris Feb. 13, Richmond; Walter Garris, Feb. 14, Richmond; Marion Edmonds, Feb. 14, Turbuville; Linda Edmonds, Feb. 14, Turbuville; Irma Edmonds, Feb. 14, Saxe; Stephanie Cheatham, Feb. 14, Randolph and Ralph Goode, Feb. 14, Randolph. May your life be filled with many happy hours, and your life with many more happy birthdays. Happy Birthday!

Get well wishes to all of the sick and shut in. I hope you are well soon, up and about. Our heartfelt prayers and good wishes go to you for a speedy recovery. Get well soon.

Anniversary wishes to Charlie and Anita Marable, Feb. 14, 20 years, Charlotte Court House. They have two daughters. May God bless you with many more happy years together. Happy Anniversary.

Thought for the week: Every day the people I meet inspire me. Every day they make me, every day they remind me how blessed we are to live in the greatest nation on earth.

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of my readers.


If you would be loved, love and be lovable. The most precious possession that ever comes to a man or woman in this world is a woman or man’s heart. Some love lasts a lifetime; true love lasts forever.

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Virginia Freeman is a community columnist for The Charlotte Gazette. Her email address is