The Canton Eaglettes have been the team to beat at the Macy Chenevert Tournament in recent years, winning multiple titles while taking on some of the top programs from across the East Texas area.
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I remember with great nostalgia when the only things we were told to be worried about was ring around the collar and an itchy, flaky scalp. These were dreadful outcomes of our misspent lives, and we had to do everything we could to prevent them. Oh, for those innocent times.
These days we would be thankful for such innocence. And such problems.
An old man wakened to the grandfather clock in the hall chiming the hour. But when he heard 11-12-13-14 chimes, he quickly rolled over to shake his sleeping wife. Her mumbled response was, “What?” He frantically yelled, “Good grief, woman, get up! We gotta get busy, ‘cause it’s definitely later than it’s ever been before!”
In my neighborhood, some folks have skipped Thanksgiving and gone directly to the Christmas lights. There’s no doubt we all could use some extra cheer as we approach the end of 2021.
You can provide some extra cheer for those living with Alzheimer’s and for their caregivers as well this season. Here are some gifting ideas to help you get started.
Ava Rose Flanagan was born Sept. 2, 1925, in Canton, to Una Mae McLemore and Paul Tilman Mann. The Lord called Ava home on Nov. 16, 2021.
Services for Archie Wayne Gandy, 74, of Canton, were held 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, at Eubank Funeral Home in Canton with Bro. Jerry Truett officiating. Interment was at Oakland Cemetery.
A funeral service for Elizabeth “Joy” Chaney, 87, of Canton, was held Nov. 13, 2021, at First Baptist Church of Canton with Mickey Matlock officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home.
Joy went home to the Lord on Nov. 7, 2021, in Canton. She was born on July 24, 1934, in Myrtle Springs, to Edmund Henderson and Clara Adams Henderson.
Nancy Carolyn Hamilton Gibbons,83, of Canton, passed from this life into eternal life in Heaven on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. A service was held Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, at Eubank Funeral Home, Canton with Bro. Fred Cooper officiating.