Thursday, November 27, 2008

Thanksgiving Memories from 1954

From the files of the Crittenden Press, the community reporters shares with other readers the happenings of their communities. As the Press came out each week, these items were always looked forward to, this way we keep up with all the local news, happy and sad, what people were doing and activities at the schools and churches. There was always lots of visiting going on. During this Thanksgiving time, let's look back and see some of these happenings in 1954.

Crittenden Press, Dec. 3, 1954

Fords Ferry News -

  • Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Brantley, of Washington, D. C., Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Brantley, of Kansas City and Mr. and Mrs. Roe Wofford of Weston community, were the Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Thomas.
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Ed Thomas, of Lexington, and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Guy Thomas, of Evansville, spent the Thanksgiving holidays with Mr. and Mrs. John E. Thomas and relatives of Marion. John Ed is attending the State University.
  • Michael and Barry Phillips of Owensboro, visited with their grandparents, Mr. and Mr W. C. Pollock.
  • Mr. and Mrs. A. Hollander, of Evansville, were Thanksgiving guests of her mother, Mrs. Anna Lofton.

Glendale News -

  • Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and Mrs. Evans Ingram and sons were: Mr. and Mrs. John Tom Riley and Hobart, of Sheridan, and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Stalion and Lois.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Grover Winders visited with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Billie Dalton, of Tolu.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Charles Belt and children spent Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Sal Belt and children.

Frances News -

  • Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and Mrs. Allie Whitt were Mr. and Mrs. Dick Whitt, Sandra and Clark, of Richmond, Ky., Mr. and Mrs. Milton Crouch and children of Evansville, Mr. Homer Millikan of Cape Girardeau, and Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Whitt and Mackie.
  • Thanksgiving dinner guest of Mr. and Mr. Linon Simpkins, Sue and Phyllis, were: Mr. and Mrs. Allen Fuller, of Madisonville, and Mrs. Ambie Fuller, of Fredonia.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Walker visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Burl Walker on Thanksgiving.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Henry Simpkins had as their Thanksgiving dinner guests, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Crider, Angie, Mr. and Mrs. Austin Brashier, Janet, Rose and Dwight.
  • Mrs. Fred Cruce visited her son, Mr. Houston Cruce, Thanksgiving.

Sisco Chapel News -

  • Mr. and Mrs. Pete Hicks of Indiana visited Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hicks for Thanksgiving.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Davenport and Donna, and Mrs. Ida Floyd spent Thanksgiving Day with Mr. and Mrs. Mott Davenport.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Roberts and Betty Fritts, Mr. and Mrs. Norbin Davenport, Sue and Connie, visited Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Walter Henley, Charles and Robert
  • Mr. and Mr.s Ralph Floyd and family and Miss Wilma Vaughn had Thanksgiving dinner with Mrs. Ethel Floyd and J. W.

May these community news items from yesteryear bring back happy memories of Thanksgivings of past spent with family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving from me to you.

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