Midway News


Thanksgiving Dinner is November 17

One of Midway’s own Patricia Odom accompanied some students and other staff members from Ron Brown Prep High School in Washington DC to Jackson State University High School Day activities last Saturday. She serves as an assistant principal at the high school. While in the state they enjoyed a delicious meal with family and friends at the Midway Church Fellowship Hall.

Patricia is a graduate of Scott Central Attendance Center, with a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s from Jackson State University. Patricia is the daughter of Patty Ward Odom and the late Prezell Odom. She is the granddaughter of the late Lafayette and Estell Ward and the late Isadore and Gladys Harper Odom.  Adults from the community that attended the meal were: Patty Odom, Annie Stowers, Alice Hawkins, and Evelyn Nicks. 

Midway M. B. Church and Midway Freewill Baptist will share Thanksgiving Dinner on November 17 at 12:15 pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.

I have received two invitations from Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, Nu Phi Zeta Chapter asking for donations to aid in their Scholarship Program Fund Raiser. My letters came from Carolyn Knowles and Dr. Lorraine Riley, if at all possible please donate.  You may reach either one through their Facebook page.  You may inbox each one there for more information.  The program will be November 10th at Crudup Ward at 6:00 pm.

Learning with a Snack is a tutoring program at the Midway Freewill Baptist Church. After School Feeding and Tutoring Program for ages 5–15 years of age, every Monday and Thursday of each week from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  All students are welcome.

Bettye Banks White is in St. Dominic Hospital. Remember her and her family in your prayers.

Care Facilities: Deacon Oliver Holifield - Newton, Jerome Banks - Forest, and Juanita Banks - Brandon.

Remember with your prayers all our sick and shut ins. Katie Mae Kincaid, Marjorie Odom Washington, George Beamon, Percy Shepard, Charles A. McClendon, Lonnie Johnson, Verneda “Ollie” McClendon, Willie Rogers Johnson, Cora Odom Peavy, Vernita Whittington, Maggie “Hannah” Smith, Nettie Kennedy, Linda Parrott, Versherica Ficklin, Chanelle McBeath, Mattie Holifield, Addie Zell Harris, Sarah Harper, Shawanda Matheny, Billy Strong, Travis Ward, Wesley Lewis, David Parrott, and Fredia Ward Gales 

Please call or text me those who are sick, deceased with their arrangements and other happenings in your family. You may reach me: Delie Shepard 601-507-0992; email: dshep10399@-bellsouth.net.