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People, June 20, 2012

admin | 6/21/2012, 5:30 a.m.

On Sunday June 24th at 10 a.m., The Historic St.Agnes Episcopal Church will observe our 28th Men and Boys Day. The speaker for this event will be Rev. Vincent Brown (First Missionary Church), Brunswick, Georgia. The honoree will be our own beloved rector, The Rev. Canon Richard L. Marquess-Barry. The chairman for this event is Harold Meadows and the co-chairman is Lemuel Moncur. Sympathy to Kathy Day Thurston and her daughter in the loss of their husband and father, David Thurston who died on June 5th. Also, sympathy to his mother Juanita, his sisters, mother-in-law Martha Clayton Day and to all of the family. Get well wishes and prayers go out to all of our sick and shut-ins in the community: Elouise Bain Farrington, Thomas Nottage, Peggy Gabriel Greene, Frankie Rolle, Shane Hepburn, Edythe Jenkins Coverson, Inez McKinney Johnson, GloriaBannister, Marvin Ellis, Charles Mobley, Mary Albury Farrell, Grace Heastie- Patterson, Jacqueline Finley Livingston, Princess Lamb,Kim Cooper, and Wilhelmina Stirrup Welch. Naomi Allen Adams returned home from Tuskegee, Alabama and is visiting her son and his family, Dr. and Mrs. Nelson L. Adams. The Heastie, Tynes and Hanna families will hold their annual reunion in Nassau where they will occupy the Atlantis Hotel on Paradise Island. Ingrid Stewart is president. The reunion will start with a bang on August 2nd and end on August 10th. The new apartment building located on NW 54th Street and 14th Avenue is named the Barbara Carey Shuler Manor and I understand it houses our senior citizens. Boys and girls and young adults, please stay in school until you graduate. Keep in mind, If my classmates are graduating I am going to do likewise. In the 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s, many people finished high school. Say to yourself, I am not going to let anyone or anything stand in my way. Stay in school for your own well-being. Face the future with courage, chase your dreams and set no limits because your future begins today. Make a difference. Last Sunday, the three daughters of Jeffrey and Dr. Dominique Charlot Swilley were confirmed at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Attending the confirmation were Leona J. Swilley, Leah Swilley Watts and Sean Watts. The three young ladies confirmed were Gabrielle Christine, Arielle Marie and Cassandra Charlot Swilley. Happy wedding anniversary to John and Betty Dean-Gibson who celebrated their 58th anniversary on June 13th. Booker T. Washington and Dorsey High School alumni classes of 1952 came together and celebrated their 60th class reunions last week. They enjoyed a luncheon, attended the Adrian Arsht Center and many other attractions during their week of fun and frolic. The president of the BTW class is Anna-Knowles Portier and George Heastie is president of the Dorsey Senior High class. By Anna Grace Sweeting