News From Seaton

Renea Anderson/Correspondent

In May, Center Presbyterian Church started having Sunday Services at 10:30 a.m. Every Memorial Day weekend the 10:30 a.m. service is held at Pope's River Church.

Birthdays in the area include, Baylee Evans will have her 12th birthday on May 25. She will be a 7th grader next school year. Dick and Gladys " Shy" are having an anniversary on May 21.

Ida Steepleton and her friend Val Razo spent a few days in Lebanon at the future home of Ida's daughter and son-in-law, Steph and Glen Stark who have been stationed in Italy with the Air Force. They went down on Thursday and spent their time painting and cleaning before coming back on Sunday. Steph and her daughter will be coming back to the states in July and setting up housekeeping there.

Ida Steepleton went to a graduation party last weekend for her great nephew Ethan Gordon in the Quad Cities. She went with her sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Lloyd DeShane of Cambridge. Ethan has excelled in bowling during his high school years and is furthering his education at St. Ambrose.

Martha (Sims) Bogart of Aledo said her brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Jane Sims will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on June 12, 2009. Those who would like to send a card to the couple can send them to Dan and Jane Sims, 1506 Crestridge Drive, Maryville, TN 37804. Dan and his sister, Martha grew up in Seaton and Dan was an officer with the Little York Bank for many years before retiring.  He will be 83 in July.

Ed and Renea Anderson attended a graduation party for their son-in-law, Andy Sharar in Muscatine on Saturday, May 23. Andy completed his master's degree in counseling through Western Illinois University while working as a court liaison at Muscatine High School. Andy and his wife, Joni (Anderson) Sharar have two children, Anna, age 5 1/2 and Nathan, age 4.

High School graduates in the Seaton area include Chantel Hank, daughter of Bill and Chrissy Hank of rural Seaton and Victoria Stockham graduated from Sherrard High School and is the daughter of Bob and Cyndee Stockham of Seaton.