If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved.
Rufus Willians had eye surgery yesterday. Thankfully, they are better than the vehicle.
Linda Callihan told us yesterday, that she needs a procedure to remove a place on her back . She will be going to MDAnderson for that to happen Monday.
First Baptist Church, Greensburg is hosting a homecoming Sunday. You are invited to attend and even join them for lunch.
Gerald and Bea Miller had an accident yesterday. Thankfully, after being checked out, they learned they were okay and were able to go home.
December 09, 1975 – August 06, 2019
Kurt Raynard Dillon, 43, of Summit, MS, passed from this life on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at 2:00 PM at North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond, LA, from complications following a motorcycle accident on July 22, 2019.
He was born on December 9, 1975, in McComb, MS, to Keith and Patsy Dillon. Kurt was a Christian and a member of Johnston Chapel United Methodist Church where he attended regularly. He worked for many years as a painter, enjoyed riding his motorcycle, visiting with family and friends, talking with any and every one that would listen, and playing with his dog Sam. He was a loving son, brother, nephew and friend.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Ora Dillon, James Dillon, Ellis Pittman, Minnie B. Pittman and one uncle, Roy Dillon.
Survivors are his parents, Keith and Patsy (Pittman) Dillon of Brandon, MS; one brother, Micah (Pam) Dillon of Summit, MS; one nephew, Evan (Rachel) Dillon of Gonzales, LA; one aunt, Jackie (Allen) Jones of Albany, LA; three uncles, James (Martha) Dillon of Summit, MS; David (Joann) Dillon of Jayess, MS; Johnny (Helen) Pittman of Kentwood, LA; and several cousins and other family and friends.
Visitation will be on Friday, August 9, 2019, at Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit, MS, from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM. There will be a graveside service on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Easleyville, LA at 10:00 AM. Bro. Matthew Pharis will be officiating the services with Catchings-Sharkey Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Honorary pallbearers are James Lee Berch, David Dillon, Evan Dillon, James Dillon, Micah Dillon, Michael Wayne Ingle, and Johnny Pittman.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to New Zion Cemetery Association, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or charity of your choice.
There will be a Kid’s Summit for school age children and youth at Robert, LA to teach the boys and girls about Operation Christmas Child. This will begin at 2 P.M. Check your calendar and see if you are available to attend. Let me know.
Operation Christmas Child – How Does it Work?
Begin with a medium-sized cardboard or plastic shoebox.
- Order the sturdy, preprinted boxes at samaritanspurse.org/occ-store or use one from your own closet.
- Choose to pack for a boy or a girl
- Decide the age category 2-4, 5-9, 10-14
Select a quality WOW item such as a doll, a soccer ball with a pump, or stuffed animal. Fill with other fun toys, hygiene items, and school supplies. For more ideas, visit Samaritanspurse.org/occ-gift-suggestions.
Personalize your shoebox gift with unique items, a photo of yourself or your group, and a personal note to the recipient.
DO NOT include candy, toothpaste, used or damaged items, war-related toys, breakables, food, or liquids.
Scripture Reading/Writing – August 8 – Romans 10:9-10
Thank-you for reading, praying, and considering my thoughts.