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Gladys Dagg celebrates her 96th birthday Oct. 10th. Gladys still attends Southway Community Church almost every Sunday. Even though she doesn’t talk a lot, her children and grandchildren all reflect her life of faith and a life lived to please her Lord.

Margie Bobo celebrated her 90th birthday in grand style Sept. 10th with her four children, grandchildren, greats, and many Almeda friends including Pat Underwood Albrect all the way from Canada

Faith Elizabeth Montu arrived July 18, 2011. She is the first child of Lycia and Pete Montu. Grandparents are Jon Paul and Delores. Bobbie Moore is the great grandmother.

Jacey Grace Blackmon (7lbs. 12oz.)arrived August 25, 2011. The daughter of Jason/Jenny Blackmon, sister of Journey Rose and granddaughter of Robert/Lisa Andrews.


IDA CAGLE celebrates her 98th birthday September 14th. A founding member of the Almeda Baptist Church, Ida now lives in Inola, OK near her son Eugene Cagle. She still keeps up with the events in the place she raised her family. And she still croquets. Have a great day Ida.

CORRECTIONJoseph Charles Moore was not Bobbie Moore’s 15th grandchild. He is her 16th.

CONGRATULATIONSCaroline and Darrell Mayfield celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary.

Sherry Keyworth celebrates her birthday June 4th, the same day she and her husband Jr.started their company, Digger Foundation Drilling twenty years ago. Don't know exactly how many birthdays Sherry has had but she and Jr. will celebrate their 52nd wedding anniversary on December 4th.

YOU’RE FROM ALMEDA!Got a call from Don Philips who is living in Arkansas. Don went half way around the world on a trip to Israel where for the first time in about 50 years, he saw an Almeda schoolmate, David Andrews.
Don was trying to get in touch with old school mates as is Carl Hooker and Johnny Walker. Johnny is living in Mexico. He said his sister, Juanita died in 1997. Now we know Don, Carl & Johnny are all ok.

Thanks to John Ray Peterson, Griff and Ruth Maxwell are proud grandparents. Ashley and Jack are the happy parents of a very sweet 8lb 1 oz baby.