Friday, September 28, 2012


Hi MRS Sisters,

We are saddened by the passing of Mary Louise's husband, Elgie. Here is the information which was copied and pasted from the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

HUDGINS, Elgie Elgie Russell Hudgins, 80, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, September 26, 2012. Elgie is survived by the love of his life and wife of 60 years, Mary Louise; his daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Terry Clanton; daughter, Wanda Hudgins-Spain; daughter, Patti Romero; daughter and son-in-law, Leigh and Gary Landon; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey and Eunice Hudgins and his daughter and son-in-law, Libby and Randy Poynter. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts from Auburn University in 1953. He spent his career in the printing and packaging industry, retiring in 1999. Elgie was a devoted family man, loved spending time with his wife, daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and looked forward to family get-togethers for any occasion when he enjoyed his homemade peach ice cream. He was known to close friends as "Pipe". His cheerful and witty spirit endeared him to his family and friends. His constant display of love and affection for his wife was inspirational to family and embarrassing to hospital staff during some recent hospital stays. He will be loved and missed by all who loved him and knew him. A memorial service will be held at Scot Ward's Green Meadow Chapel at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 30, 2012 officiated by Pastor Brett Millican and Pastor Ronny Brannen. Family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 PM prior to the service. Flowers or donations to the Lung Association or American Cancer Society are welcome. Condolences may be submitted on-line at Scot Ward Funeral Services, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Smith Gilbert Gardens

The Smith Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw are our next get together.  They are lovely and you will enjoy every minute.

Date:  Saturday, September 22
Time:  9:15
Fee:  $7.00
Please call Jane Yelton for reservations:  770-427-0533

Smith-Gilbert Gardens is 16 acres of serene setting. United by woodland paths, the Gardens consists of separate groupings with individual elements of fascination, including the Bonsai exhibit, camellia garden, tea house and waterfall area, rose garden, and conifer display. Each area is complimented by thoughtfully positioned sculpture.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Vote for Kathy's Grandbaby

Hi MRS Sisters, 
Please vote for my grandbaby! You can vote everyday for a week! Here's the direct link: Http:// 
Thanks, Kathy

Friday, March 2, 2012

Tour of The Temple in Atlanta

The Tour of the Temple will be interesting and fun. The date is Saturday, April 21 at 11:30. Slacks are acceptable. Click on the picture to go to the website. Lunch afterwards, restaurant to be announced. RSVP: Jane @ 770-427-0533. Coming up in May is the Carlos Museum Tour at Emory, another interesting tour.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Fund Raiser for Atlanta Day Shelter

JUST SO YOU KNOW--I think that most of you got the same invitation that Anne got about the HEART AMD HAND SOCIETY LUNCHEON, a fund raiser for the Atlanta Day Shelter for Women & Children---to be held on Thursday, February 9, 2012. It will be held at Commerce Club, 191 Peachtree Street NE, 49th floor. The cost is $50 per person. Table sponsorships are $400 for 10 seats. I have mentioned previously that the Shelter reorganized last year; they now have corporate sponsors and a Board of Directors. A part of the program will feature success stories from women and children who have been helped by the Atlanta Day Shelter.
Earlier, those of us who made it to Alice Young's gathering last August, discussed briefly what Atlanta Alums should do about contributions to the Shelter. We agreed that we would continue with writing personal checks at Christmas time. BTW-- the amount of our contributions this past December was disappointing, but Anne sent the checks along as usual and right away received a beautiful THANK YOU letter from the Shelter. This lets us know, as we have always known, that any amount is welcomed. If any of our members want to attend this luncheon, Anne can provide more information. All of us are touched by the needs of this group and would be more generous if we could. Looking forward to a response here.