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Tira News for Sept. 22, 2010

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Michael and Shelia Boyd welcomed a new grandson on Sept. 5. Dallas Dewayne weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces. Jeremy and Karen Boyd and the rest of the family would like to ask for your continued prayers for Dallas. He remained in Medical City-Dallas until this past Sunday. He was born about a month early and had to learn to eat before coming home.

Judy and Randy Roberts went to the Fall Festival on Saturday. Judy reports, “It was hot, but the stew was great!”

On Wednesday, Floyd and Martha Payton visited an uncle, B.J. Littlefield, at East TexasMedical Center at Pittsburg.

Martha says, “This is a new facility with doctors’ offices and hospital together. It is very pretty; each room has a patio with view.” On Friday morning they met Martha's brother and wife, Von and Loretta Honzell from Wylie, their daughter Karen Stebbins from Garland, her daughter Rachael Hermes and little granddaughter Ivy Kate Hermes from Wylie, at the Fall Festival to attend the Quilt Show. Some very talented quilters had their handiwork on display. Later they had lunch at Furr's Cafeteria, and then came home for a visit at the Payton farm. Martha comments, “The Fall Festival had something for everyone.”

Donna and J.R. Durst had as a weekend guest Donna's sister, Karen Fitzhugh, from Larue, Texas. She stayed Thursday night through Saturday night with them. Donna and Karen drove to Mineola and shopped at all the “neat” antique stores. Donna says, "We all went to Cooper and had a delicious hamburger at Big John's on Friday night. We shopped all day in Sulphur Springs on Saturday and then topped the day off by eating at the White Oak Buffet for dinner. Karen left on Sunday afternoon. Of course, we got in a lot of card playing.”

Tommy and Patti Wiebold had their niece, Sara Miller, visit for the weekend. On Friday night Patti's sister, Suzan Miller, and Sandra Wester came over to Tommy and Patti's house for burgers. Patti helped host a wedding shower for her niece, Cassie Miller, on Saturday in Mesquite. Suzan, Sandra and Sara also attended. Tommy and Patti had a shrimp boil on Saturday night and Suzan and Sandra attended. Although it was a busy weekend, Patti says they all had a great time. On Sunday afternoon Sara went back to San Antonio, where she attends Trinity University. Sara told Patti that she really enjoyed being away from “The City” for a while, and that she was ready to come back for another visit soon.

If you have any news pertaining to Tira residents, past or present, please contact Jan Vaughn at 903-945-2190 or 903-438-6688 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




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