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Tira News January 18th 2019
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Tira News January 18th 2019

By Jan Vaughn I don’t have much news this week, but I wanted to pass this along. I just learned that Beth Patterson, of Jefferson, passed away and was buried in the Tira Cemetery on January 4, 2019. Her husband, was the late Jerry Patterson. Please be in prayer for the family. I have to admit that I am not familiar with this couple. I would love to be able to share more about their connection to our community. Joyce Dodd would like to...

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Tira News Jan 11th 2019
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Tira News Jan 11th 2019

By Jan Vaughn Kim and Lee Beck traveled to Lubbock to surprise son, Jackson Daily, on his 25th birthday. They stayed at the Woodrow House Bed and Breakfast that is owned by Jackson’s in-laws. Kim shared, “A big birthday celebration and New Year’s party rang in the new year with family and friends.” She adds, “Son, Jason Beck, came to visit last week on a break from Naval assignment in Washington, D.C. We are having a happy start to...

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Tira News for Jan 4th, 2019
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Tira News for Jan 4th, 2019

By Jan Vaughn Robert and Yvonne Weir’s family got together for Christmas, with Destri, Eben, and Nico arriving on Sunday, as well as Dustin, Natalie, and Maria, and Sarah and Lucas. They had snacks and a bonfire and Sarah and Lucas opened their gifts before they left. The next day Dacy, Mike, Elise, and Eli came and they had fajitas and all the trimmings, followed by their gift exchange. Yvonne adds, “My children and...

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Tira News: Dec 28th, 2018
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Tira News: Dec 28th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Eddie Gray. He passed away on Thursday and his funeral service was on Monday, under the direction of Harrison Funeral Home in Naples, Texas. I appreciate Linda Petty letting me know. Please be in prayer for the family. William and Joyce Dodd had Christmas lunch and their “family tree” on Christmas Day. Joyce reports that all the family was together to...

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Tira News for Dec 14th, 2018
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Tira News for Dec 14th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Tira Volunteer Firefighters were recognized at the Community Christmas Party. Standing – John Martin, Chief and Shawn Martin, Assistant Chief Kneeling – David Ruth and Curtis Fulgram I didn’t receive any reports this week, but wanted to put a little in about thecommunity Christmas party. Despite the unpleasant weather, about 45 people gathered for the annual event. We had a delicious meal and enjoyed visiting...

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Tira News Dec 7th, 2018
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Tira News Dec 7th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Danny Rawson. He passed away on November 28th. A memorial service will be held on a later date at the DFW National Cemetery. Please be in prayer for his wife Judy, daughter Michelle, son-in-law Con, and granddaughter Sophie. The community Christmas party is this Saturday, December 8th, at 6:00 p.m. at the Tira Community Center. We will enjoy a meal and time of visiting...

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Tira News Nov. 30th, 2018
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Tira News Nov. 30th, 2018

By Jan Vaughn William and Joyce Dodd had their family over for lunch on Thanksgiving Day. They had a total of 17, including Michael McNiel, Jerry and Tonja Lucas, Alyssa and Ethan Shelton, Rob, Brad, Tanya, Trenton, and Matthew Dodd, Stuart, Tiffany, Emery, Ellianna, and Eadon McPherson. They visited with their granddaughters, Maegan Shelton and Mandi Owens, alsograndson Gavin Shelton, by phone, because they were unable to make it...

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Tira News November 21, 2018
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Tira News November 21, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family of Mary Rawson. She passed away on Saturday, November 17th, and her funeral was held on Tuesday at the Tira Methodist Church, under the direction of West Oaks Funeral home. Please remember the family in prayer. Joyce Dodd reported that the Tira Food Pantry was the recipient of a “truck load” of canned food from the North Hopkins Elementary School. Student groups, under the...

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Tira News: Nov. 16, 2018
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Tira News: Nov. 16, 2018

By Jan Vaughn Mark your calendars for the Tira Community Christmas Party. It is scheduled for Saturday, December 8th , at 6:00 p.m. at the Community Center. Brisket will be provided and residents are asked to bring side dishes and desserts. Also, we will be collecting regular sized canned goods for the Community Food Pantry. Make plans to come enjoy a time of visiting withyour neighbors. We are expecting Santa to drop in to visit with...

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Tira News: Nov 2nd, 2018
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Tira News: Nov 2nd, 2018

By Jan Vaughn We want to express our sympathy to the family Flona Harris. She passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018, and her graveside service was held at the Tira Cemetery on Monday afternoon. Flona was preceded in death by her husband, Dee Harris. Her children are Randy Harris and Patsy Jennings. Please remember the family in prayer. Dustin and Natalie Weir attended a costume party in Sulphur Springs on Saturday, and then spent...

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