Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Francis Marion Memorial Day Service this week
Wednesday’s memorial service for Gen. Francis Marion promises to be a fascinating and fun event for local history buffs.
General Marion's Brigade Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct the service at 11 a.m. at Marion's Tomb.
The public is invited. Marion's Tomb is located off Hwy. 45 west of St. Stephen and near Pineville. The guest speaker will be SC Department of Parks Dan Bell and the guest singer will be John Mark McQuown. The Washington Light Infantry will serve as Color Guard.
Two restored Historical Markers will also be unveiled by Historian Keith Gourdin.
For more information about the Francis Marion Memorial Service, please contact GeneralMarionsBrigade@gmail.com.
Happy Birthday to Shana Atkins, Bob Ballentine, Ernestine Huxford-Conrad, Milton Finch, Vicky Grimsley, Kelly Grosskopf, Richard Jernigan, Viola McCay, April Martin, Olivia Nelson, Dylan Roff, Holly Roff, Margaret Sauls, Dwayne Timmons, Woody Wadford and Jim Wrenn.
Prayers and Get Well
Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to David Ayers and family, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Sy Casselman, Frank Conrad, Claudia Guerry, Dorothy Harris, Louise Harris, Gail Humbert, Earline Brown-May, Louise McMakin, Janice Mitchum, Betty Rich Morris, Louise Rich, Thelma Schurlknight, Trey Smith, Ginny Tucker, Aileen Welch, Mae Welch and for any unspoken prayers needed.
Pray for our troops (land, air and sea) in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, and all around the world, for them to be protected as they protect us. Keep in prayer our Gov. Haley and her family, all Veterans, SC Masons, SC Order of the Eastern Star, Rainbow families, and our school system in Berkeley County.
Heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the families and friends of Michael Eddie Crawford and Sue Davis Crawford.
Have a blessed week! If you have news to share, contact Betty Delk at firstname.lastname@example.org before Noon on Wednesdays, the week before all scheduled events. Mail items to 195 Crest Lane, St. Stephen, SC 29479, or call 567-4370.
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