Red Oak News Items from Local Newspapers

Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, November  30, 1944
Submitted By
:  Bea Adams King

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Miss Marie Adams of Mary Washington College spent the Thanksgiving Holidays with her parents Mr. and Mrs. B.S. Adams.

Mr. Stratt Carden of  Furquay Springs, N.C., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Adams.

Miss Florence Fulp of Washington, D.C., is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.R. Fulp.

Mrs. Gertrude Dockendorf is now visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. V.R. Adams, before leaving for Washington, D.C., where she has been transferred in Civil Service Work.

Miss Frances Adams spent the Thanksgiving holidays with Miss Mary Waddell of  Drakes Branch and Mary Washington College.

Mr. Robert Jackson of the Medical College in Richmond visited his family over the week end.

Miss Nancy Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Adams and son Spencer, and Dr. Raymond and his wife Dr. Jane Adams spent the Thanksgiving holidays with their parents Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Adams.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, November  16, 1944
Submitted By
:  Bea Adams King

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We are very proud that our community contributed so generously to the War Fund.

Mrs. Terry Ingram and children of Gretna spent the past week end with her parents Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Adams.
Mrs. Robert Jackson and daughter, Dorothy Ann spent the past week end with Mr. Jackson who is attending Medical College in Richmond.
Mrs. Maude Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. L.D. Lewis and children of  Mt. Laurel visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Adams.
Mr. Henry Whitlow, of  Tenn., is visiting his brothers, Mr. I.P. and H.C. Whitlow.
Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Yancey spent the week end with Mrs. Yancey's parents Mr. and Mrs. R.M. Adams.
Church services will be held at Antioch Sunday morning at 10:30.  Services will be conducted by Rev. Walker.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, November 2, 1944
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

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Services will be held at Antioch Baptist Church next Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Mrs. Violet Clark Klugel and Mrs. Madeline Adams Frady left October 30th for Florida.  Mrs. Frady will remain with her husband in Fort Meyers until he is sent overseas.  Mrs. Krugel is visiting friends in St. Petersburg.
Mr. Herbert Collie is spending the week with his sister, Mrs. Burrell Edmonds, in Chase City.
Mr. S.J. Adams, of Alexandria, visited his father, Berkley D. Adams over the week end.
The ladies of our community have been giving one afternoon a week to rolling surgical dressings at the Red Cross Center in Chase City.
Mr. and Mrs. V.A. Adams have been notified by the War Department that their son, Lieutenant Berkley E. Adams, is missing in action over Germany, since October 13.  Lieutenant Adams is a first pilot on a B-26.
Mr. John L. Jeter continues quite sick.
Miss Jean Adams of William and Mary College, and Miss Marie Adams, of Washington College, spent the past week end with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.S. Adams.
Mrs. Gordon Justtis (Justiss ?) spent the past week with her sister-in-law, Mrs. Madeline Fraley.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, May 14, 1964
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

Red Oak And Barnesville
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hall of Richmond visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Hall on Wednesday.
The opening game at Red Oak Ball Park was played Monday night with Antioch vs Bethel.

I.D. Rutledge celebrated his 64th birthday Saturday night with all his family present.
The Woodmen Circle served supper to 25 members of the Ruritans Wednesday night.
Congratulations to Booker Adams for the catch of a seven pound bass and to Mrs. Berkley Griles for the catch of a nine and one-half pound bass this week.

Rev. Elmer JoynerMr. Frank Frady and Mr. Wheat Toombs visited Mrs. Charles B. Adams in St. Lukes Hospital last week. 
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Jones and family visited his mother, Mrs. Gertrude Jones in the Richmond Eye Hospital on Saturday and Sunday and were overnight guests of her family Saturday night in Hopewell.
Miss Gracie Jones and Mr. Bob Snow visited her mother, Mrs. Gertrude Jones in the Richmond Eye Hospital on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilliam Smith visited her mother, Mrs. Martin in Richmond on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Osborne and family visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Osborne and Mr. andMrs. Whitt Holt over the week end.
Mr and Mrs. Henry Brankley of Richmond visited her mother, Mrs. Florence Toombs over the week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles DeJarnette and family and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Frady are spending a few days at Cape Hatteras. 
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Jennings visited Mr. and Mrs. Wheat Toombs on Wednesday.  Mrs. Morell Lacks visited in the same home last week.
Mr. and Mrs. William Herndon of Skipwtih visited Mrs. John Thorpe Sunday enroute home from the races at Darlington, S.C.
Mrs. Christine Osborne was hostess to the Women of the Presbyterian Church, on Monday night with twelve members present.
Mrs. Essie Shelton was presented the corsage from Antioch Baptist Church for being the oldest mother present.