Published 9:04 am Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Happy birthday wishes to Walter Garris, Feb. 14. Richmond; Marion Edmonds, Feb. 14, Turbeville; Linda Edmonds, Feb. 14, Turbeville; Irma Edmonds, Feb.14, Saxe; Stephanie Cheatham, Feb. 14, Randolph; Ralph Goode, Feb. 14, Randolph; Judy Moore, Feb. 14, Wylliesburg; Corliyah Stovall, Feb. 15, Drakes Branch; Nan Lambert, Feb. 15, Saxe; Marian Freeman Taylor, Feb. 15, Newark, New Jersey; Annie Pearl Dailey, Feb. 16, Saxe; Jessica Moorefield, Feb. 16, Randolph; Jacob Moore, Feb. 16, Randolph; Estelle Haskins Cowan, Feb. 17, New Carrollton, M.D.; Anthony Friend, Feb. 17, Drakes Branch; Sarah Lindsey Prophet, Feb. 17, Drakes Branch; India Spencer, Feb. 18, Charlotte Court House; Deloris Friend, Feb. 18, Drakes Branch; Gracie Pugh, Feb. 18, Memphis; John Foster, Feb. 19, Las Vegas, Nevada. I wish all of you many more happy birthdays. Happy birthday.

Anniversary wishes to Charlie and Anita Marble, Charlotte Court House, Feb. 14, 21 years. They have two daughters. I wish you many more happy years together with God’s blessings.

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

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you. Spend the day with the one you love.

Thought for the week: Make time for the people who make you feel special.


May this Valentine’s Day be filled with love, understanding and contentment as you journey through life with those you hold dear. Love is not having someone give you the world. Love is creating a whole new world together. Happy Valentine’s Day.

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Virginia Freeman is a community columnist for The Charlotte Gazette. She can be reached at vstars@