Sympathy to Connie Locke family

Posted April 10, 2014 at 11:03 am

By Helen Ellerman

Connie Locke’s mother, Gloria Locke, Nevada, passed away Monday night, March 31, at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. The church and people in the area extend sympathy to the family. Graveside service was held for her Friday, April 4, at the Deerfield Cemetery.

Peggy O’Brien of Grandview spent the weekend in the home of her mother, Ruth Ijams. She visited with her sister, Jeanie O’Brien.

Those having dinner at Madalyn’s Kitchen after church Sunday, April 6, were Jewell and Helen Ellerman, Jeanie O’Brien, Ruth Ijams, Frances Lewis, Gary and Gayle Dunn, Joe Dunn and Matthew Merrill.

Frances Lewis and her cousin, Bob Roe, of El Dorado Springs had lunch at Madalyn’s Kitchen Friday, April 4.

Jewell and Helen Ellerman and Karen Coy went to Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada Wednesday evening, April 2, to sign the book for the family of Gloria Locke and then went to the home of Gloria Locke to visit with the family.

Church service was held at the Schell City United Methodist Church Sunday, April 6. Lawrence Cripps lay speaker from the Horton and Metz churches preached at the Schell City church due to the death of Pastor Connie Locke’s mother. Lawrence’s sermon “Walking Worthy as a Church Member,” was taken from Ephesians 4:1-6. Lawrence played a special on the piano, “Revive Us Again.” Merry White who played the piano for the church was welcomed back after being gone a few Sundays due to the death of her father. Sunday School was held before church. Jeanie O’Brien led the lesson “Jesus The Temple,” taken from Isaiah 56:6-7, Jeremiah 7:9-11 and Mark 11:15-19.

Connie Locke, pastor of the Schell City United Methodist Church, and Linda Pagel of the Nevada United Methodist Church attended a meeting in Columbia Monday, March 31.

Church service was held at the Harwood Baptist Church Sunday, April 6, with Brother Jon Caudle.