Tribune staff reports
Donations to this year’s Christmas Basket Fund grew to $6,621 on Tuesday with
28 gifts totaling $2,085 in recent days.
The fund, sponsored by American Legion Post 89 in partnership with The Tribune, Jay C Food Stores and JCB, will supply $50 Jay C gift cards to residents in need throughout the county.
The newest donations include:
In loving memory of my daddy, Bob Hoaks $50, from David and Kelly Spencer; In loving memory of our Papaw Bob Hoaks, $50, Tyler, Kennedy and Drake Spencer; In memory of those we have loved and lost, $50, from the family of Charles and Nora Lucas; In memory of our son, Billy, $100, from Pat and Jerry Norrell; In memory of Anna Ruth, Bill Anderson and Catherine and Thomas Stewart, $50, from Billie and Sam Stewart; Remembering a great guy, Orville Howard, $25, from Sharon S. Barnett; In memory of J.J. Hoffmeier, $75, from Nana and Papaw Hoffmeier; Merry Christmas, $50, from Eastern Star Chapter 134; In memory of Charles and Clara Muster, $100, from the Muster family; In loving memory of Sarah E. Blevins, $250, from her family; $50 from an anonymous donor; In memory of Linda Kaufman and Barb Ulrey, $40, from an anonymous donor; In memory of my brother, Leonard Stewart, $25, from your brother, Cecil Stewart II; In memory of Emmett Bane, David Bane, Jerry Smith, Myrtle Price and John “Tink” Wills, $100, from Sharon Wills; In loving memory of Adam Joray, $250, from Joe, Theresa, Nathan and Rachel Joray; In memory of our father, Harrell Hess, and our sister, Marilyn, $50, from Beth Ann, David, Mark and Wayne; In memory of our “Paps,” $25, from Erin, Jackson, Jacob and Grace; In memory of our Dad, Bruce Layton, $25, from Bryan and Jill; and In memory of my parents, Floyd and Marie Norman $50, Happy Holidays from Gary Norman.
Also, In memory of David Hoene and Jake Taylor, $100, from Roberts Tree Farm; In memory of Elbert, Clara and Dan Hampton and other loved ones, $100, from the Hampton family; In memory of Mom, Mable Gogul and Aunt Betty Meade, $50, from Steve Gogul; In memory of Richard Beavers and Henry and Opal Beineke, $100, from Kevin and Dee Beavers, Stan and Karen Taskey and families; In memory of Aaron Taskey Sr., $50, from Stan and Karen Taskey and
family; Anonymous, $20; Merry Christmas to all, $50, from Harold and Charlotte Kysar; In memory of Richard “Rick” Trimpe, Virgil and Alberta and John and Doris, $100, Anonymous; In lieu of Christmas cards and in memory of my husband, Orville Hackman, my friends, neighbors, relatives, my parents Mr. and Mrs. Homer Nehrt and Mr. and Mrs. Alva Hackman, $100, from Carolyn Hackman.
Donations may be left at The Tribune’s front desk, any JCB branch or American Legion Post 89. Donors can contribute anonymously and can dedicate donations to others.