Harriman Happenings-- September 1

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By Louise Warmley

Congratulations to Spence and Judy Anderson. They were married Aug. 24, 1974, and celebrated their 39th anniversary last month.
They are the parents of two children, Jerome Anderson and LaToya A. Williams. There are five grandchildren. They are members of St. Mary’s Baptist Church.
Congratulations to the Rev. Clyde and Jesse Bell Jones, who celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on Aug. 28. They are the parents of three daughters, Anise J. Throup, Portia Jones and Chrystal Jones. They are the grandparents of two children. God bless.
Arvine Edward and Pat Buttram of Rockwood celebrated their 39th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 31. They were married Aug. 31, 1974. He works for TVA, and Pat works at Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center. They are the parents of several children and grandchildren.
To all of th0se who are celebrating their anniversaries this month, may God continue to bless you with happiness and a long life.
Manford Holland celebrated his 64th birthday Aug. 16 with family and friends. Manford is my nephew, who lives in West Virginia. Hope you had a blessed day and many more birthdays to come.
Dinner guests of Joann Galyon last Saturday were Louise Warmley, her daughter, Nora Hightower, and her son.
Joann had prepared a delicious meal for us, and we really enjoyed it. The fellowship was wonderful. Joann is a great cook, and she is a lovely person.
Happy birthday wishes to Eddie Chatman and the Rev. Erica Haigler. Both celebrated their special day Aug. 29.
Happy birthday to my friend Georgia Georgy, who celebrated her birthday Aug. 24.
The American Legion National Commander James E. Koutz presented Arvin Edward Buttram, commander Campbell Moore, Post 232, Department of Tennessee, a certificate of appreciation for successfully accomplishing 100 percent of the annual membership goal for the 2013 membership year.
This is a sure sign of good leadership. This certificate shows Arvin committed to our veterans and “every day is Veterans Day.”
The national commander thanked Arvin for his continuing support of the programs and activities of the American Legion.
This is a good example that Arvin is still serving America.
We congratulate you, Arvin. Keep up the good work and God bless.
New Century United Methodist Church will celebrate its annual homecoming 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8.
Pastor Gary Atwater will speak afterward. Lunch will be served.
At 3 p.m. the Rev. William Caldwell and Mount Sinai congregation from Clinton will be there. The public is invited.