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Athol-Thurman 3-27-10

Buyces thankful for tribute luncheon

Myrtle and Elmer Buyce were recently honored by townsfolk for their years of community service at a tribute luncheon, and they'd like to thank everyone for planning and attending the event.

Held at the Thurman Baptist Church, the luncheon drew about 160 people, and it focused on the Buyce's work for the church as well as their good deeds for the community.

They said this week that they deeply appreciated such a nice surprise when so many friends, relatives, and neighbors came out to wish them well. Myrtle had relatives who came from as far as Massachusetts and North Carolina, as well as many from the local area.

Many of those attending were old friends that they'd not seen in years. It was such a lovely day for this happy couple. They thank not only the pastor and his wife, but everyone who brought in food dishes, and helped with the serving and cleanup.

Special days in Thurman

Birthdays this week include those of Karen Dingman, Tom Baker, Katrina Moulton, John P. Wilde, and Myron Cameron on March 27; Cindy Lamb, Ed Baker Sr., and Joe Smarro on March 28; Charles Dingman Sr. on March 29; Rick Kenyon, Mary Williams, and Patrick Cobb on March 30; Joan Murphy, Charlotte Needham, and Earl Rounds on March 31; Bonnie Monroe on April 1; and Bea Bevins, Nathan Lucia, and Sherry Baker celebrate April 2.

Happy Anniversary wishes go out to Tina and Billy Parker on April 1.

Over the fence

Did anyone get an April Fools prank pulled on them this year? Tell us at the Journal. let's give our readers a laugh or two. Call me at 623-2580.

Did you all find your fishing poles, hooks and sinkers yet? Fishing season opens April 1 and anglers can get their licenses at the town clerks office by calling 623-4588 during regular office hours.

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