Dorothy McBeth's family took her to Camp 18 on Highway 26 near Seaside for her 89th birthday lunch.
Her sons Darrel and Sam, daughter Sandy Quiring from Dallas, niece Marguerite and her husband Mel Nice from McMinnville, and nephew Wes and his wife Carla Burbank accompanied her.
While they were there, they visited the Logger Memorial Museum. They are going to place a plaque there in honor of Dorothy's husband, Bill, who was killed in the woods in August of 1955. He was 49 years old at the time.
Skid and Juandeane Skidmore went to Seattle to visit their daughter, Beth Turtle, and her family in their new home last weekend.
The Pedee Women's Club has begun making candy in preparation for the group's annual holiday fair, which this year is Nov. 13. The candy is one of the highlights of the fair, which is the group's main fundraiser for the year. They also serve soup and pies that day, which are both worth coming to Pedee for.
For the next four weeks, Pedee Memorial Evangelical Church Pastor Mitch Lee will be speaking about we as offerings to God and how we can offer ourselves, our time and our resources to serve him.
During the Sept. 26 service it was reported that Mary Jones, who has been in the hospital for several weeks recovering from a car accident, is finally improving. Also, Bob Barnhart is not feeling well and needs our prayers.
"Kids for Christ" worked with the Strengthening Rural Families program and Kings Valley Charter School to allow for both groups to meet on Monday nights. So, as originally planned, Kids for Christ will be meeting on Mondays in the gym of the school and the parenting class will be in another part of the building at the same time. All kids are welcome at this weekly event, which is from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.
Marje Robertson is leaving soon for Quartzsite, Ariz., where she will soak up the sun for the next six months. Family will still be living at her home in Pedee to take care of the llamas.