Forest Grove observes ‘4th’

By LU SPENCE Reporter correspondent
Here’s hoping all our readers had a fun and safe July 4th. It is wonderful hearing about all the celebrations taking place here in our area.

A large crowd enjoyed the holiday with a hamburger/hot dog dinner following morning worship at Forest Grove Christian Church.

The afternoon was filled with visiting, games, more food and ended with a patriotic prayer service in the late evening.

Bill and Florene McDaniel have enjoyed a “drop-in” visit from daughter Jane Rhodes of San Perlita. Jane was attending a workshop in Austin.

Gra ndchild ren Sier ra a nd Wyatt Rhodes got to spend most of the week enjoying time with “Granny and Grandaddy.”

Sharon, Mallor y and Macy McDaniel enjoyed a few days in Tyler while Chuck McDaniel was there on a business trip.

Claude and Lanell Spence have returned from a trip visiting the Abney family in Purcell, Oklahoma and then on to Branson for a few days.

Hollins and Denyce Spence have returned from a weeks’ vacation trip to points of interest in Massachusetts.

We would like to remind the descendants of Ollie and Alice Alford Kyle that the annual Kyle- Alford reunion is coming up on July 17 at the Forest Grove Fellowship Hall.

The community was saddened recently to hear of the death of Benton Speer of Marquez. We send our sincere sympathy to the Speer family at this time of sadness.

Bill Mann of San Marcos enjoyed the July 4th weekend with Morris, Tracy, Kaylie and Belle Kyle.

Lisa and Madeline Navarre, Tracy and Belle Kyle and Victoria Mathis have returned from a wonderful and fun time of camp at Mt. Zion Christian Mission near Boerne.

A large crowd attended the annual Watson reunion held at the Forest Grove Fellowship Hall.

Recent weekend visitors with Rod and Lu Spence were Ryan Shillbag of Klien and Heather and Spence Rahm of Tomball.

On Saturday, Rod and Lu Spence traveled to Meyersville for the golden wedding celebration of Lu’s sister and husband, Arleen and Roger Weise.

They also visited Marv and Norrean Sager and Frieda Bade.

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