REMEMBERING WHEN

For The Week Of Oct. 13-19

60 Years Ago

• Mrs. Emmett Aldredge was the guest speaker during a book club evening event that gathered at the home of Nell Barefoot. An arrangements of mixed fall flowers were used throughout the home. A dessert course was served to 16 members.

The opening of the event was done by Blanche Barefoot, the secretary’s report was given by Mrs. James Farthing followed by the treasurer’s report given by Nell Barefoot. Mrs. Aldredge delightfully entertained members with an account of her recent trip to South America.

• Mrs. Walter Feltman honored her daughter, Shirley, with a party celebrating her sixth birthday. Mrs. Feltman made a lovely birthday cake that was decorated with pink rosebuds and six pink candles. Games were played on the back lawn, after which the children were invited into the house for the singing of songs.

• Clarence McLamb and his wife, Mrs. McLamb, of Dunn were awarded an all-expense trip to Los Angeles, Calif.

• The Marjorie Spence Circle met at the home of Mrs. Ellis Barbour. Routine business was discussed followed by a social hour when refreshments were served.

• The Junior Choir members of Hood Memorial Christian Church were honored with a hamburger fry in the fellowship hall of the church. Mrs. Woodrow Hill and Mrs. Jack Daniel, directors of the choir, served as hosts.

50 Years Ago

• Members of the Dunn Woman’s Club held their monthly meeting in the banquet room of the clubhouse, The Howard House, located on South Layton Avenue in Dunn.

• Ray Wilkerson, farm news announcer for WRAL-TV, was the guest speaker at the annual barbecue supper in Harnett County.

• Dunn youths W. Ronnie Pope and Joseph Earle Truelove, received their Eagle Scout badges during a ceremony held at Long Branch Church.

• The Progressive Bridge Club met at the home of Mrs. C.H. Cannady. Members present were Mrs. Strickland, Evelyn Matthews, Mrs. Davis Catlett and Mrs. Mallie Jackson. Guests present were Mrs. Sherrill Goodman and Mrs. Ed Purdie Jr. Cherry pie and coffee were served to guests.

• The Chicora Chapter of Daughters of the Confederacy met at the home of Bessie Bailey. Maggie Hood Harris and Mrs. W.L. Skinner were cohostesses. Upon arrival, guests were served a sandwich plate and Russian tea. Arrangements of fall flowers were used in the living room as décor.

• Mrs. Luther Turner was hostess to members of the Cards ’n’ Gossip Bridge Club who met at her home located on McKay Avenue. Guests enjoyed nuts, apple pie topped with whipped cream, soft drinks and coffee.

40 Years Ago

• Town officials from Erwin had lunch at Erwin High School with students and teachers. The meal included lasagna, tossed salad, fruit salad, fresh rolls and milk.

30 Years Ago

• The copy of the “Richard Petty National Champion Racing Game,” came off the assembly line. The game was created by former Coats Police Chief Ronald Peters of Buies Creek.

• Larry W. Godwin of Dunn received the Centennial Alumni Award from Campbell University. President Norman A. Wiggins presented the award.

20 Years Ago

• Coats Mayor Frances Avery tossed out candy during the annual Coats Farmer’s Day Parade.

— Melody Brown-Peyton

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