Birthdays


Photo above, left: This photo of Colene Pitcock Rose and her husband, Bill Ed, is believed to have been taken sometime in the 1950s. They were married Jan. 11, 1952. Bill Ed died in 2010. Colene celebrated her 90th birthday on May 2. Photo above, right: Colene Rose is surrounded by family members in the photo, pictured left to right, grandson Chris McGee and his wife Brittany, granddaughter Casey McGee, great-granddaughter Khloe, son Paul Rose and great-grandson Jaxon McGee.
Colene Pitcock Rose celebrated her 90th birthday Sunday with more than 70 relatives and friends at Smith Chapel church of Christ, the little country church near Zanoni she has lived near and attended all her life. The party was held following the regular Sunday service with several cousins and...
David Charles “Butch” Wordsworth will celebrate his 80th birthday on Saturday, April 30.  He was born April 30, 1942, in Iowa City, Iowa, to Shorty and Gladys Wordsworth.  Butch moved to Ozark County in 1954. He enlisted in the Navy and enjoyed a long career from which he retired in 1977.  He moved...

Billy Gene Ray celebrated his 90th birthday at Billy Gail’s Restaurant in Ozark. He’s pictured here with his birthday cake.
Billy Gene Ray turned 90 on Feb. 25 and celebrated with his family at Billy Gail’s Restaurant in Ozark.  Bill and his wife, Nadine Griffin, who now live in Battlefield, grew up at Romance and attended the one-room Romance School together. They have been married for 68 years.  Bill graduated from...
  Jacob and Ashley Shrable of Pottersville are the parents of a baby boy, Jeremiah Kruze Shrable, born Nov. 19, 2021, at 4:48 a.m. at Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains.  He weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches long.  His sister is Mavlynn, 4.  His grandparents are Brian and Kim Hollis...
Westley and Taylor Suter of Gainesville are the parents of a baby girl, Gentry June Suter, born Dec. 1 2021, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.  Grandparents are Cathy Clary and Jama Berry of Gainesville, Bobby...

Country Apron Bakery made this special birthday cupcake for Gloria Noah’s 90th birthday.
Theodosia resident Gloria Noah turned 90 on Dec. 16, but she says she’s been celebrating the milestone for much longer than that.  “Oh honey, it isn’t just today. I’ve been having birthday parties since Thanksgiving!” Gloria said when asked what she was doing for her birthday last week.  Gloria...

Flo Etta Runion
Flo Etta Runion will celebrate her 95th birthday at a party to be hosted by her family from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at The Center in Gainesville. All friends and family are invited; Flo asks that guests come with smiles and greetings, maybe cards but no gifts.  She was born Feb. 16, 1925...

Flo Etta Runion
Flo Etta Runion will celebrate her 95th birthday at a party to be hosted by her family from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at The Center in Gainesville. All friends and family are invited; Flo asks that guests come with smiles and greetings, maybe cards but no gifts.  She was born Feb. 16, 1925, “...

Bud Mayfield, who will celebrate his 100th birthday at a party Saturday, Dec. 1, in Thornfield, voted in the Nov. 6 election.
Friends and relatives are invited to help Orland “Bud” Mayfield celebrate his 100th birthday at a gathering from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Thornfield General Baptist Church, 109 County Road 916, off Highway 95 in Thornfield.  Bud was born Dec. 3, 1918, in the countryside near Hartville, the...

Margie Payton
Theodosia resident Margie Payton, who celebrates her 91st birthday on July 30, says she’s still overjoyed by the surprise birthday party her friends at Theodosia United Methodist Church threw for her last year, on her 90th. “It was so extraordinary and wonderful, this year I’m not doing anything. I...

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