Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Letters to the Editor

December 12, 2012

Thanks for community support at Fannin benefit

Dec. 12, 2012 — The editor:

The Bond and Fannin families would like to express their gratitude to all those who attended the benefit for Dale and Karen (Poochie) Fannin that was held on Nov. 17, 2012. The benefit was a great success and the family was deeply moved by all the support that was given.

They would like to personally thank all the individuals and businesses that donated items for the auction: JF Lewis Furniture Co., Pamela Lewis, Barbara Kiser, Farm Bureau Insurance, Emmit Danner, Kay Garvin, Inez Wilcox, Patricia Roar, Oma Osborne, Smith’s Hardware, Hamilton Furniture, Medicine Cabinet, Tackett Furniture, Sandy’s Flowers, James’ Hardware, Olive Hill Dairy Queen, Camp Dix Farm Supply, Flowers by Jeannie, Sally’s Flowers, V & S Flowers, Superior Foods, NAPA, Flashback Framing, Porter’s Tires, Stephen’s Farm Supply, Tyler’s Pizza, The Gift Box, Country Cuts & Curls, Carter Family Pharmacy, Grayson Subway, Huddle House, James Family Outfitters, Ralph’s Foodfair, Rent-2-Own, Inspire Beauty Salon, Justice’s IGA, Grayson Family Drugs, Gibbs True Value, Homespun Sisters, Farmer’s Hardware, Haney Jewelry, Horton Brothers and Brown Pharmacy, Ruperts, Lighthouse Framing, Salon on Main, Grayson Sporting Goods, Buffalo Market, Dyer’s Big Sandy Furniture, Radio Shack, Carter’s Auto Parts, Diva’s Beauty Salon and Spa, Valley BP, Harr’s Pottery, Carter Christian Church, Iron Hill Christian Church, James Chapel Church, Oakland Christian Church, Fantastic Sam’s, Adams Hardware and Supply, and My Splendid Home. A special thanks to those who donated items for the hot dog /chili supper; the food provided nourished the body and souls of all those attending. They would also like to thank the gospel singers: Divine Destiny, Blessed Gospel Group, and Mike Mabry; the auctioneer, Don Frazier, his assistant Cheryl Price, and the staff at Carter Elementary for the use of the gym. Thank you again and may God bless all those involved.

On behalf of the Bond & Fannin Families

Opal Fannin

Olive Hill

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