The Coleman Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 104, No. 8, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 3, 1984 Page: 4 of 16
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Meet For Reunion
Twenty-two descendant* of the
late J. C. Day met at Conger'* Club-
room recently for lunch and viaita-
tion. Individual* brought food; how-
ever, the clubroom furnished iced
tea, coffee, table setting* and clean-
up duties. Cecil Day, treasurer,
presided for business when the
group voted to meet again next
year, same place, on the first
Sunday in July, for their 9th
Attending from Ft. Worth were
Jess Day and two of his daughters,
Janie Jones and Ruth Davis. Coy
Day of Coleman attended with two
of his sons and their families. His
wife, Quincy, is in Leisure Lodge
and was unable to attend. Also
present were Cedi and Betty Day of
Coleman; Bob and Bern Day, John
Coleman, Texas, July 3, 1984
Driskell, Pat and Pam Day, Pam
Coker, Robert, Michelle and son,
Robby, all of San Angelo; Ruth
Shamblin of Coleman and her son, J.
W. Shamblin of Levelland.
Oma Howard of Coleman, who is
hospitalized in Abilene, was unable
to attend, but her daughter and two
sons attended. They are Bess and
Woodrow Bowen, Albert and Neva
Howard of Coleman, and John
Howard of Shreveport, La. Arthur
and Helen Day were also unable to
attend due to ill health.
MRS. HIGGINS VISITS HIRE
Mrs. Louise Higgins of Platter-
ville, Colorado has just returned
home after a 14 day visit with her
daughters, Mrs. Robby Brooks and
family and Mrs. Richard Bowman
and family and other relatives. Mrs.
Brooks has just had surgery and
this was the reason for Mrs. Higgins
Paintings by Students of the
Dan Brown Workshop
Cornet o» P*con and Concho Col«man 1««cu (915) 6J5 2172
J.D. AND BEAMING
Reception Set Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. King, who
have been married 50 years, will be
honored at a reception Sunday, July
8, in the fellowship hall of First
Baptist Church from 2:00 to 4:00
o'clock in the afternoon.
Hosts will be their two daughters
and sons in law, Mr. and Mrs. Larry
(Joe) McKenzie from Memphis,
Tennessee and Mr. and Mrs. Ken
nith (Jeanne) Henderson from
Odessa, and the Kings’ five grand
The honorees and their children
invite friends and relatives to come
by and visit, but request "no gifts,
Mr. and Mrs. King, better known
as J. D. and Bea, were married in
Brownwood, Texas on July 5, 1934.
Take Advantage of
Big July 4th..
Open 9:00 - 5:00!
For Additional Savings on Yellow Ticketed
Merchandise, Draw for Colored Slips
at Cash Register—
Their attendants were Roy King
and Lucille Byars.
Mr. King was born January 1,
1910 in Brown County to the late
Bert and Inez King, lie farmed for
about 20 years, then went to work
as a pumper in the oil field. The
Kings moved to Coleman on Jan
uary 26, 1956, and he went to work
for Lulling Oil Company as a
gasoline operator. In 1958, he began
work at the City Municipal Light
Plant, retiring in 1972 due to ill
health. Now, he enjoys fishing and
Mrs. King, better known as Bea,
was horn in Bangs, Texas March 12,
1914, to the late Sallye and Henry
Clearman. She finished school at
Bangs High School in May 1933. She
lived in and around Bangs until they
moved to Coleman January, 1956.
Bea started her saleslady career in
December 1953 at McClellan Var
iety Store in Brownwood. After
moving to Coleman she worked at
Perry's, Alex Mayers, Ben Franklin,
and The Carousel. She retired
March 12, 1980.
Bea is a charter member of the
TOPS Club and is the assistant
The Kings belong to the Baptist
Church where Bea works in the
nursery with the toddlers and 3
year old children.
They have five grandchildren,
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff (Joyce) Hender
son, Mike Henderson and Shawna
Henderson, all of Odessa; Mr. and
Mrs. James (Tricia McKenzie) Bark
ley of Austin, and Robin McKenzie
of Memphis, Tenn.
210 Commercial # Phone625-4621
Is Honor Grad
Misti Spruiell graduated with
honors in her class from First
Baptist Academy in Dallas, Texas
on May 22, 1984
Misti's parents are tarry and
Peggy Spruiell, also of Dallas. Her
mother is the former Peggy Parker.
Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs.
David E. Parker of Coleman.
During her senior year, Misti was
elected homecoming queen by the
student body, Miss First Baptist
Academy by her teachers, and was
runner up for senior class favorite.
She was varsity cheerleader for
three years and lettered in tennis
one year. She was a member of
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
and received the High Achievement
a ward in Bible her sophomore year.
She was an active member of the
National Honor Society all four
years of high school and a member
of the Spanish Club two years. She
was listed in The National Honor
Roll. Who's Who Among American
High School Students, and Who's
Who Among American Christian
High Schools. She was nominated
for the "18th Annual Teenage
Citisenship Tribute Award” spon
sored by the Dallas Morning News
and was a recipient of, the United
States National Leadership Merit
Misti will he a freshman at
Stephens College in Columbia. Miss
ouri this fail
Quito the capital of Equador, sits almost directly on top
of the equator. Because it is 9,300 feet above sea lev-
el, it enjoys a spring-like climate throughout the year.
As Lovely As The Flowers
That Bloom In The Spring
THAT'S THE COSTUME JEWELRY NOW BEING SHOWN AT
EARLE SMITH'S FOR THE SPRING AND SUMMER SEASON.
Yes, Ladies, you’ll fall in love with the new Costume Jewelry
now being shown at Earle Smith’s.
•TWISTER BEADS OF ALL COLORS
•LONG ROPE BEADS & EARS TO MATCH
•MANY NEW COLORED EARRINGS
•NEW SHIPMENTS ARRIVING WEEKLY
For Your Convenience
Has Moved His Entire Supply Of
Come in for all your training and ranch horse gear,
reins, headstalls, side pulls, cinchos, tie downs, etc.
Free Rodeo Ticket
FOR EACH $20.00 PURCHASE
Our FiVrrydny Ix»h Friers Save You Money
7-UP 6 Pack 00«
12 PACK-12 oz. Cans
12 PACK-12 oz. Cans
12 PACK-12 oz. Cans
coons & I'ight
12 PACK-12 oz. Cans
ALL BEER PRICES PLUS TAX
Bulk 1 Scoop
4 SCOOPS, Approx. 10 LlbSe I CO ■■ 60*
ELKIN'S Cut Rate
616 N. Neelies Coleman, Texan DIED-WIN I
... to oil who made our Breakfast and Air Show for the
benefit of West Texas Rehob such a great success.
W^ deeply appreciate the support of the Mayor, City
Manager, the City Council, the Fire Department and Police
Thank you for the use of equipment and for supplies given us
by other clubs and local businesses. ^
Thanks to Milton Autry and the local newspaper, the TV
Cable Co., Radio Station KSTA. and Station KOXE in
Brownwood, who gave us such excellent publicity.
____ Thanks to Walker Funeral Home for standing by with an
Thanks to the Aerobatic Pilots who donated their time and
planes and gave such outstanding demonstrations.
Thanks to the owners who lent their planes without
compensation for the ridlts: J. T. Nixon, Dewey Wilson, and
Thanks to the pilots flying the planes: Kennv Dav. Jeff
Justice, Dr. James Hayes, Brownwood. and Kenneth Medcalf,
And a Big Thanks to everyone who attended, fte hope you
Thank you, tard. for giving us a beautiful day accident free.
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The Coleman Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 104, No. 8, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 3, 1984, newspaper, July 3, 1984; Coleman, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth733235/m1/4/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Coleman Public Library.