Tira News May 12, 2017

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by Jan Vaughn

Linda Parsons had extensive shoulder surgery two weeks ago, but, Linda commented, with the help of the women in Tira, she and Buddy managed the farm just fine. She says, “Thank you ladies.”

Linda shared that the North Hopkins second grade basketball team got together Tuesday night (May 9th) at the Cooper Dairy Queen for an ice cream party and the coach handed out trophies for the team being undefeated all season.

Charlene Stewart reports that the North Hopkins Cemetery Association will hold its annual Memorial Day Homecoming on Sunday, May 28th, at the North Hopkins Cemetery Chapel, on Highway 19 North at Birthright, beginning at 11:00 a.m. They will have music, a memorial reading, and a guest speaker. Following the service there will be a barbeque lunch under the pavilion, at a cost of $10.00 per plate. Please bring a card table and chairs for your family. In case of rain, services will be held at the North Hopkins School Cafeteria. Everyone is invited to attend. Donations may be given that day or mailed to the North Hopkins Cemetery Association, C/O Charlene Stewart, 128 S. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Texas 75482. Charlene reports, “All donations go for the upkeep of the cemetery and chapel.”

Regina Payton is visiting with her mother, Martha Payton this weekend. They will be catching up on some chores like taking Martha to the eye doctor for a yearly examination and putting things back in place after the paint job going on at the farm. Martha adds, “News is scarce around here, so have a “Happy and blessed Mothers Day.”

The annual Horn Family Reunion was held at the Tira Community Center on Saturday (May 6th). A small group gathered for a time of visiting and eating. Those in attendance included G.W. (Dub) Horn and friend, Marian, and his son, Mike Horn, and friend Cindy, Rosemary Horn and her daughter, Glenda Zumwalt, Dianne Wilcher, Sandra Ellison, Tiffany Vaughn, Kenden and Jaidyn Joslin, and Chip, Jan, and Delayne Vaughn. Delayne was here from Waco for the weekend and we celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday at our house, since he will not be here on Mother’s Day.

I always need and appreciate input from my friends to help keep me informed of news in our community. If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact me, Jan Vaughn, at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or [email protected].


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