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SOCIETY . FHE PONCHATOULA TIMES, FEBRUARY 27, 1986, PAGE Eli Anniversaries Sandy Holden, speakes to Community Garden Club On Thursday, Feb. 20, The Com- munity Garden Club held its meeting in the Center in the Memorial Park with 22 members present and one guest. A delicious luncheon was served by the hostesses which were Elaine Ernst, Marguerite Boudreaux, Katherine Gregoire and Mildred Bittick. The meeting was opened by Presi- dent Elaine Ernst. Sandy Holden from Sandy's Flower Shoppe was introduced which she gave the club some interesting points on decorating for small baskets. The roll call was called by Billie Picou and each member was asked what their bird was. The minutes were read and voted on and accepted. The treasurer's report was given and was voted on and was accepted by the club. A short business meeting was held about the Strawberry Festival. March 20 is the next meeting. Clarence Howes By Violet Collier Tribute To A Fine Man Clarence Howes: a man who adored his wife, his two sons, and his grandchildren He left us last week just as quietly as the way he lived his life. He loved his God, was a religious man who always had that soft smile on his face and a handshake for all. He was one of the finest strawberry farmers of our parish. I know because I packed strawberries for him for many years. He raised some of the finest and most beautiful berries I have ever seen. He had berry pickers who came back to his farm each season. They liked to work for him because he was generous and kind to them and of course his crop was always the best to handle. Of his two sons Clarence Henry is the eldest. He is educated and a fine worker in his field of work he chose, working with people. He didn't choose to stay on the farm, but is a very successful man. He is the father of our famous plastic surgeon, Dr. Randolph Howes, M.D., Ph.D. To me he'll always be that little yellow haired boy I knew, Randy, who wouldn't help in the strawberry field because even then he knew what he wanted to do with his hands He had to protect them because he was going to be a great doctor and help heal people He loves his music too. I need not say more about this man. You have all heard about and read the stories of his good deeds here in our USA and the good things he has been doing in the Phillipines. I have all these stories in my scrapbook l'd say these sons of Clarence Howes are a chip off of the old block. We'll miss you, Clarence, from our midst, but I know you are one of God's chosen few and you are now resting in peace, no more pain or Velma Kraft 386-3754 For a Complete review of Your  e |IlguraIIC Needs..... CALL Wilk McKean 386-2415 Farm Bureau Insurance LIFE .HEALTH RETIREMENT .HOME BUSINESS 'AUTO Office 345-9505 : --- -- --'- = -: Z------= =-= -- ----- " , III General Insurance I]] III . 386-9987 III Charhe Branch Jr. 165 E. Pine St. [1[ Charlie Branch Jr. p00)60000a00i%S;lll Owner . Ponchatoula For the convenience of my Ponchatoula, Albany, Springfield, Bedico, Robert, and Hammond clients... ill m, Please note the direct dial number to my Amite office 542-0403 JOSEPH SIMPSON Attorney At Law P.O Box 1017 Amite, La. , ,, , ,,, ,,,, March 1-Billy & Lydia Rimes \\;-. March 2-Jimmy & Debra Achord, Milton & lnez Lavigne March 3-Milton & Sherry Hill, Elert & Alice Menzer March 4-Melvin & Annette Lusk March 5-Bob & Eileen Gabriel, Dr. Charles & Alice Gideon 1986 Strawberry Princess Elizabeth Johnson Happy Birthday February 27-Elizabeth D. Eady, Nellie Beck, Brandon Laurent, Diana LeBlanc February 28-Marion Pugh, Joyce David, Nina Ryle, Louis Babin, John Hoover I!!, Johanna (Sissy) Daigle, Ethel Schilling (In Memory) March loMargaret T. Cutrer March 2-Alice James, Merlyn Wells, Benjamin Richardson March 3oJeffrey Alexander, Alton March 4-Joe Ware, Cassie Sheridan, David Lawrence McKneely, Marisa Stanga Garaudy, Ray "Bucky" Threeton, Jerry Passman, Mike Rogers, Summer F. Voisin Daniels, Jerry Louque, Audrv Gabriel, Dennis Lagarde, Jr., Blanch Landry, Chrystai Lessard St. Joseph Catholic Churchl 330 W. Pine Fr. Dan Davies Vigil Mass Sat. 6 p.m. Mass 7, 9, & 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. And For An indefinate Period. We Are Giving All Merle Norman ;the n, tructi Cosmetic Users A he n "Come Grow With Us!" St. Paul Lutheran Church 707 W. Dakota (across from SLU baseball field) Hammond. La. 10% Discount indus iur Off Merle Norman Suggested mem :l)evel Retail Prices ! ,man ] 1his b -owned and indus1 J operated StudioLcated At. :of Pot Court I 921 Hwy. 51 North n e, [ , Phone 345-9227 We Are Not in Anyway Connected or :iReai Affiliated With The Merle Norman Studio 1 Located in the Mall! Co IIllIlll R )asl P = COUPON--u===----=mu=--Bq ..... I M.a | Bring in this coupon to get your FRF.F, Luxwa Gdt ui Luxury i  i(Luxiva Collagen Cleanser. Luxiva Collagen Clar tier Lt xivi I  " "  k.a |Collagen Support, Luxiva Protein Creme) with a purchase of I B,.,. !57 50 . ; " I "" ,, ,un irhisoffer is good through February 28, 1986, while supples last. I |One to a customer. + I Krle9 - Tax Midway Baptist ChurchM r -r 315 F retower Rd P, mchato@-,- " " Rev Jimmy Wall ip O Sunday Schooi- I0 am. Am i  I1 Morning Worship - 11 a.m-i  March 5-Diana A. Lee, Hope Lynn DEATHS in our community ' I MARY LORETTA BABIN i I BATON ROUGE-Mary Loret Babin, I' I 81, a native of New Orleans and resi- I dent of Baton Rouge, died Saturday. I Fel. 22, 1986, at Our Lady of the Lake i Regional Medical Center. I. The funeral was at St. Gerard Majella I Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Monday, I Feb. 24, 1986, conducted by Rew ' Ralph Liebst. Burial was at 2 p.m. I', Monday, Feb, 24, .1986, in the Poncha- I toula Cemetery. She is the aunt of Don and Ed Lay- risson, both of Ponchatoula. She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley J. Babin; a sister, Stella L. Parker: a brother, Louis E. Layrisson. She was a member of St. Gerard Ma- jella Catholic Church and Telephone Pioneers. Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home was in charge of the Hammond arrangements. MARGARET A. TASKER Margaret Ann Tasker, 48, a resident of Ponchatoula. died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1986, at Seventh Ward General Hospital. Visitation was at Harry McKneely anl Son Funeral Home, Ponchatoula, from 6 to 10 Thursday, Feb. 20. 1986. and Friday. Feb. 21, 1986. from 8 a.m. to the funeral at 10 a.m. Burial was in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Arcola. She is survived by her husband, Jesse A. Tasker, Ponchatoula; a son. Troy Eugene Price; a stepdaughter, Kathy Cullen: two stepsons, James and Clifton Cut'n: four sisters, Mrs. Gene Barnes, Columbia, Miss., Ida Mac Dahlen, Hamilton, Miss., Zanna Elizabeth Buffton, Aberdeen, Miss., and Dorothy Petty, Tupelo, Miss. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Bill. Charlie and Buford Easter. Dancers, choreographers wanted SLU is inviting area dancers and choreographers to audition for per- formances to be held on campus in May. Dr. Martie Fellom, head of the univer- sity's dance program said participants need not be university students. The choreography audition is scheduled for 4 p.m.. March 3 in Room 153 of the Health and Physical Education Building. Fellom said the procedures for selecting the dance works will be discussed. 'You do not have to have the entire dance choreographed for March 3,'" she said. "Bring your ideas written down." Any dance form is acceptable. The dance audition will begin at 4:30 p.m. to allow dancers a 30-minute warm up. Dancers will be selected on the basis of performance assertiveness and lean body shape, Fellom said. There are no age restrictions. Each participant is asked to bring in writing his name, address, telephone number and time available for rehearsals. II Daily Masses 7 a.m. Mon.-Fri. 9:15 a.m. Vigil Mass Sat. Bedico Chapel First United Pentecostal Church: Located off Hwy. 51 North on Fisher Lane. Ponchatoula, LA. Rev. Berry A. Chadler. Pastor SERVICES: Sunday at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday at 7 p.m. Manchac Baptist Church Rev. James C. Nettles Sunday Service 9:45 a.m. & 11 a.m. Bible Study 6 p.m. ' First Presbyterian Church 197 S. 4th St. Rev. Anderson Bible Study 9:45 Morning Worship 11 a.m. All Saints Episcopal Church W. Hickory & N. 7th Street Ralph Kimball Holy Communion 9 a.m. Sunday Oldest Church in Ponchatoulo Interim Pastor H. William Lieske Sunday School 8:45 (Ages N-Adult) Family Worship 10 a.m. 345 6008 Westside Baptist Church Located on West Frontage Road Between La. 22 and West Hoffman Road Pastor Dr, Wm. T. Pruitt Ill Sunday School - 10 a.m. Worship Service - 11 a.m. Bible Study o Wed. 7 p.m. United Methodist Lee's Landing Methodist Church Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday Bible Study 10:30 a.m. Wadesboro Baptist Church Wadesboro. La. Rev. James Wall Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Tasker Memorial AME Zion Church Rev. Albert Young Morning Worship 11 a.m. Church Training- 6 pm. }De " a r Evenmg Worship - 7 p.m.  Wednesday Night Prayer Me W 7p.m. ' Springfield Christian Asses ar Pastor Brother Jerry, I+ambert+:i.+ L y' . " :: ..i + +D Wesley Chapel + ear United Methodist Church i Esterbrook Rd. Ponchat,>ula I h Bible Study I0 a.m. ++your Morning Worship 11 a.m.  m can Jesus Holiness Church Mor Yokum Road for I Re,.'. Glen C. Henson iembe ,, Sunday Servtce 10 a.m. :espe Night Service 7:30 for n Wed. 7:30- Sat. 7:30 ' Soutl stud, First United Methodist -+Tru-" East Pine St s:': m Sunday Morning Worship 11 a-ta  Sunday Bible Study 9:45 a.rn. Col The Ponchatoula Times CHURCH DIRECTORY / SHERMAN'S GLASS & RADIATOR 386.8852 PONCHATOULA HOMESTEAD Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Layrisson BYARD "PECK" EDWARDS THE PONCHATOULA TIMES HAMMOND SHOPPING C