Holly Ridge Happenings

God’s love has no limit, God’s grace has no measure, God’s power knows no boundaries. May God’s endless blessings light up your life today and forever.


Coming by here on Monday was Bethany Clark Blakeney and her mother-in-law Dora Blakeney from Fort Hood, Texas, where they visited with Mrs. Dora’s son who is stationed there. It was a pleasant surprise when I realized it was Bethany.

Congratulations to my little granddaughter in-law, Ashley Cheek, she has graduated from ULM with her nurse practioner degree and has already aced her state board. Cheers to her for a job well done and we are so very proud of her!

Well, Mothers Day at “Thompsonville” was great! Having lunch together at the store with me was John, Greg, Jeanne, Vanessa, Kelsie, Tyler, Ashley, Carter, Aiden, Cooper, Ahndie, Cotten, Emily, Bennie, and Fannie Wynn, Kellie Ryan, Max and Lisa Dixon, Jed and his two little boys, Lindsey and Lillie Cumpton, Bobby and Carolyn Post. Great Time.

Stopping after visiting at the McKnight cemetery was Barbara Bryan and her son Charles Bryan from Calhoun. They just had to have an ice cream cone, Ha!

Today be thankful and remember how rich you are. Your family and priceless, your friends are rare pearls, your time is gold and your health is your wealth!

Louise Carter is in Jackson, Miss., at the home of her grandson, Jason and Lindsey Martinez and great granddaughter Kylie Joe for the weekend. Saturday night was Kylie’s dance recital then Sunday they went out for a Mother’s Day Brunch. She had a great time and Kylie Jo did perform for her. She is quite a little girl.

Tanya Thompson, was in Monroe for her granddaughter, Christian Thompson’s, graduation at U.L.M. Afterwards it was a Mother’s Day get together before she come home.

Happy Birthday this week to Roy McCormick on May 16th, John Thomas, Chris Gilley on May 17th, Sandra Hogg, Gregrory Shane Burgess on may 19th, Zack Swain on May 20th, Megan Stokes French, Kylie Moore on May 21st, Sue Norman, Lance Stokes, Haley Clark, Amber Goodman, Rhonda Pilly on May 22nd. May These celebrate many more happy ones! 

Anniversary wishes to Glenda and Joel Rawls on May 22nd. I wish for them many more years of happiness!

Our heartfelt love and prayers go out to Merle Raborn and Linda Rice in the homegoing for their dear mother Mrs. Myrtis Payne (99 years). She was a great mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew, me especially, I’ve eaten many, many good meals at her table! May God Bless each one touched by her homegoing.

Have a great week! Do call and share.

Remember: Every weakness you have is an opportunity for God to show His strength in your life.

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