by Sandy Fahy
Photo courtesy of Joyce Metcalf
Did you know today is Martha McCuskey's birthday? Mary Ruch, Donna Fredericksen, Edward Colburn, Jean Bunnell, Joan Contakos, Leah Williams, Debi Dame and Jamie Patton are among those who share her November 20 birthdate ... Hope you remembered the birthdays of Helen Henry, Sharon Smith, Jennifer Weatherilt, Vickie Burwell, Joseph Galbraith and Jacquelyn Williams yesterday and those of Shirley Elmore, Jack Morris, Shirley Vermeer, Anthony Micciche and Terry Shepherd earlier this week ... "Happy Birthday" wishes are in order tomorrow for Patrick Sanders, Betty Heisler, Sandra Shaw, Elaine Megahan, Patsy Stills, Beverly Reeves, Helen Avers and Robert Burns ... Bring out the cake and ice cream on Saturday for Pat Jessup, Lori Parsons, Maria Johannson, Kendall Gorken and Don Rogers ... The birthdays of Kara Kemink, Carol Holmes, Erin Kelly, Vicki Rogers, Danielle Singleton, Dan Bair, McCauley Bair, Sandi Jewell, Connie Capan, Alice Murphy, Janet Clemens, Glenn Brummer and Helen Miller are coming up on Sunday ... Beverly Brown, Sherrill Roberson, David Dunkle, Cis Dalton, Bill Bennett, Anna Wiand and Connor Gordon are among those turning a year older on Monday ... Friends and relatives will be singing "Happy Birthday" on Tuesday to Cynthia Sinclair, Lisa Rice, Christina Rohloff, Judy Stevenson, Stacy Jackson and Harriet McKay ... Wednesday brings the birthdays of Lesley Henderson, Diane Roper, Minette Jones, Lauren Ellingham, Terri Spitz, Davey Bair, Michael Adams and Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Garza ... A little bird told us that Joan Dunbar, Carolyn Petrikin, Paul Hardy, Rosa Waldrep, Linda Fair, Jan Pittenger, Janet Payne, George Kellum, Kate Behler, Betty Streeter and Harry Baker recently had birthdays ... Congratulations and best wishes to the following couples celebrating wedding anniversaries: Phil and Beverly Brown, Dale and Cheryl Smith, Ray and Claretha Witherspoon (Nov. 20); Jim and Kitty Homan (Nov. 22); Fred and Susan Stansbery, Ernie and Barbara Brown (Nov. 23); Jim and Beth Hunter (Nov. 25); Tyler and Danene Rice, Blair and Jennifer Loveland (Nov. 26) ... Belated anniversay congrats go to William and Sally Kebler (Nov. 17); Ken and Judy Schierer (Nov. 16); Brian and Lindsay Jackson (Nov. 10) ... Have a great week, everyone. Keep in mind--the things in life that count the most are the things that can't be counted.
Meet (front l-r) Gatlin, Ashley, (back l-r) Theodore and Carter, children of Robert and Thea Grimes and grandchildren of Sarah Grimes. "Happy Birthday" to Thea, whose special day is coming up on November 24.