by Helen Ellerman
John George Lewis passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Moore-Few Care Center at Nevada. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Schell City United Methodist Church. Burial was at the Green Lawn Cemetery at Schell City under the direction of Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home. The community extends sympathy to the family.
The Ellerman family held an early Christmas dinner and gift exchange Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Schell City community building. Those present were Jewell and Helen Ellerman – Harwood; Bob and Cheryl Ellerman – Edwards; David, Lisa, Alshia and Bayli Ellerman – Wichita, KS; Mike, Kelly, Hannah and Joshua Ellerman – Carl Junction; Jessa, Amy, Seth, Megan and Brendon Gant – Richmond and Chris, Holly, Ethan and Abigail Ellerman – Greenwood. All of his children and grand children were there. They enjoyed the day taking pictures and visiting.
Connie Locke was a dinner guest in the home of her parents, Ben and Gloria Locke, at Nevada Sunday, Dec. 9.
Church service was held at the Harwood Baptist Church Sunday, Dec. 9. Brother Cliff Bennett’s sermon “Emanuel” was taken from Luke 1:26-38.
There was no service at the Schell City United Methodist Church Sunday, Dec. 9, as their pastor, Connie Locke, went to Horton and Metz to give communion and Lawrence Cripps was to come to Schell but some members were ill and some were having their Christmas so they called the service off.