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08/31/12 Travelling through WV, VA, KY, AR, OK and TX
August was a month full of travel and visits with family and friends!
Visiting West Virginia and Virginia
On our drive to WV, we stopped to see Charles and Evelyn Williams. Charles and Evelyn were moving from their home of 41 years in Lawrenceburg, KY, to Richmond, KY.
We had a wonderful visit in the home and church of Rev. Ron Lee and his wife, Suzanna’s cousin, Jackie
Isaac and Ron Lee (Suzanna and Isaac share a birth date - August 13)
Maggie and Pastor Warren Dove
We shared about our South Asia work during a Christian Women’s Fellowship meeting
We also spoke at West View Baptist Church near Beckley, WV
(Sue and Blake Farley, Bernie and Pastor Bud Israel, Suzanna and Richard)
We enjoyed visiting with Carl and Zelma Stewart. Suzanna played piano for their quartet, The Gospelaires, when she was in high school.
Marsha and Pastor George Stamper (Marsha directed our wedding and made our wedding cakes.)
Our WV family are farmers, and we enjoyed vegetables from their garden. Mamie and Jack share this garden with Aunt Margaret and Uncle Bill Terry.
Suzanna enjoyed seeing school friends when we attended the annual alumni picnic at Oceana High School
In Craigsville, WV, we spent time with the Johnson family – Susan, Holly Jo, Craig, Suzie, and Agnes
Richard with Pastor David Sommerville
In Lynchburg, VA, we renewed acquaintance with Joyce (Best) Lemon (seated), her husband Bob (holding hot dog), Polly, Amber, and their dog Sonny III.
Amber and her children - Polly and her children - Several people took turns playing our harmonium
Pastor David and Linda Critcher
We participated in a wonderful conference near Richmond, VA
Suzanna and Mamie celebrated their August birthdays together for the first time in several years.
Returning to Kentucky
As we returned to our home in KY, we were delighted to see Christians erecting this Ten Commandments sign.
Our Sunday School class enjoyed a wonderful time of fellowship and delicious food!
Visiting Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas!
It was a joy to visit with children Pete and Renee and their families! The grandchildren have grown so tall while we were overseas. We were sorry that we could not see Renee’s husband Michael who was unable to attend due to a death in his family. Pete, Renee and their families met us at the Janet Huckabee Nature Center in Ft Smith AR for a picnic and family reunion.
Renee, Richard, and Pete
Our children and grandchildren - Breyhdunn, Kaetlynn, Tammy and Kipper, Pete and Kaitlyn, Renee and Ian at a nature park in AR.
Kaitlyn and Ian enjoying lunch;
Kipper taking a walk in the park.
Breyhdunn, Kaetlynn, Tammy, Pete, and Kipper
Kaetlynn with her boyfriend, Derrick
Pete, Tammy, and Kipper
Renee and her children
Grandsons Marshall and Mason with Suzanna and Richard at a church in OK
Mason and Marshall Hanham with April (their mother), Justin, and Gracie Vaughn
Richard meeting with Rodney Cavett near Dallas TX
While in TX, it was a special blessing to have one last visit with Jeff and Rebecca Epley and their children before they returned to South Asia.
We had a great visit with Sandra and Jim Kilgore in their Batesville, AR, home. We spent hours sharing our memories of work in South Asia.
To see more photos, find us on Facebook (Richard-Suzanna Hanham)!
Trust in the Lord with your heart,
And lean not on your own understanding;
In all your ways acknowledge Him,
And He shall direct your paths.
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