Stone Mountain News

By Ola K. Norman - For The Tribune

Wayne Overcash will be preaching at Garden Creek Baptist Church Sunday at 9 a.m. Everyone is invited to worship in this historic church.

Traphill Fire Department will be having a pancake supper and Bingo on Saturday, beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy an evening of fun while supporting our local fire department.

Old Roaring River Baptist Church on the Longbottom Road will have revival May 22-24 at 7 p.m. each night. Jimmy Gilreath will be bringing the message. Pastor James Pardue and the congregation invite you to attend.

New books available at Traphill Branch Library include “16th Seduction” by James Patterson, “Against All Odds” by Danielle Steel, “Alex and Eliza: A Love Story” by Melissa de La Cruz, “All By Myself Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark, and “An Amish Summer” by Shelley Shepard Gray.

Lynn Goodman attended a relative’s graduation in Oklahoma and spent Mother’s Day with her mom there. She started her trip by hitting a deer in Virginia, but her car wasn’t damaged too bad to drive so she continued on.

Little Stone Mountain Baptist Church honored all the mothers attending Mother’s Day service with a long-stem pink rose.

Macedonia Baptist Church had a special mother/daughter breakfast last Saturday to celebrate Mother’s Day with 62 attending.

Get well wishes go to “Tink” Aubrey Billings, who had gall bladder surgery last week. He is recovering well from it.

Condolences go to the family of Amos Lyon, who died on May 9. He pastored several churches in this area during his lifetime.

Happy birthday wishes go to Carl Darnell, Thomas Joines and Sarah Renee Triplett on May 16; Judy Dupree, Dean Cleary, Caroline Renee Wood, Cam Foster and Wesley McCourt on May 17; Betty Jo Walsh on May 18; Chris Baker, Keith Smith and Zachery Cornelius on May 19; Joann Dancy on May 20; and Drew Woodie on May 21.

Happy anniversary wishes go to Lisa and Tom Lineberry, who celebrated their 24th anniversary on May 9; Jim and Nan Yale, who celebrate their anniversary on May 16; Emily and Joseph Roberts, who celebrate their fourth anniversary on May 18; Aaron and Ashley Francis, who celebrate their fifth anniversary on May 19; and Tommy and Becky Sparks, who celebrate their 39th anniversary on May 20.

Traphill had a low temperature of 43.7 degrees on May 8 and a high temperature of 85.4 degrees on May 10. There was one inch of rain during the week of May 8-14.

Ola K. Norman may be reached at 336-957-8920 or

By Ola K. Norman

For The Tribune

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