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er's .. Pentecostal Holiness Church, located on Hoke's Mill Road at Organ Cave, was organized in 1915. "~ original sanctuary, still used by the congregation, was completed the same year. Reverend John B, I tugherty was the first pastor The new sanctuary was completed in 1987 Reverend Gary Storms has II n " " " ~ since February 1989. HelpSouth Sarah Lynn Boyd Is One Year Old ~-phen Bramble (standing, left) and Carol Creasman. Stephanie Adam Jameson (back row), Desiree Creasman, Carin Morris Ruth Hodges, Veronica Bramble{front). Six Y0ut,~ ar~ two a~lts from group of three adults from Pennsyl, L;ounty, wRo ~spent the vania stayed at the re~'eat center Imek in South Carolina repairing the same week and worked on other age from Hurricane Hugo, aT- The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, July 12, 1990 3B By Helen W. Searle MOTHER ALPHONSA knew she wanted to continue her ROSE HAWTHORNE LATHROP, charitable works. Through visits with A MODERN-DAYSAINT her very wealthy friend Emma On May 3, 1853, Rose became Lazarus who, surrounded by the the third child of Nathaniel and So- very best care money could buy. phia Hawthorne. As a small child was dying of cancer, Rose began to she lived in Massachusetts. When wonder about others who could not her father was appointed American even begin to afford the constantly Consul, her family moved to Eng- required attention. She soon discov- land for seven years. During this ered these people were shunned, time, both Rose and her siblings neglected and, when near their end, studied at home. Special emphasis were sent to Blackwell's Island, the was given to classical literature, last resort for the impoverished of music and painting. Soon after the New York City. family's return to the United States In asking herself why Rose Rose's father died. She was thirteen learned what to do, She enrolled in and for the first time entered formal school. When Rose was 17 the ram- a nursing course at the New York Cancer Hospital. The first morning Mr and Mrs Robert Edward ily moved to Germany. She met, and of classes her instructor, thinking the Hester of Bladenboro, North Caro- fell in love with, George Lathrop, a attractive society matron would not lina, announce the engagement of New York physician's son. Shortly after both families returned to Eng- last the day let alone the course, their daughter, Lori Ann, to Gregory land to live, Rose's mother died. had her assist with the bandage William Coleman Sheets. Miss changing of a patient with the ter- Hester and Mr Sheets announced Now 20, Rose married George. rible facial tumors. Rose not only their engagement during a visit to They returned to the United States stood the test, she completed the Lewisburg to visit Mr Sheets grand- to live. The newly married couple course and went on to open a treat- parents Mr and Mrs Howard L. Cole- was young, immature, financially ment center on the lower East Side man. The wedding is planned for unstable but quite happy. George's of New York. Refusing to receive August 4 in Bladenboro. The couple literary talents were recognized pay, she sought out and treated the will live in Charlotte, North Carolina. when he finally became the staff cancerous poor of the neighbor- critic for Atlantic Monthly. In 1876, hood. For those with no place to go the birth of their son Francis re- she invited them into her home. As I"T ...~IL. Have newed the joy to their marriage for she continued her daily work shevauguans four and a half more years, but de- prayed for whatever else she Second Son spite excellent medical care, Francis needed. Her small quarters ted to was stricken with diphtheria and larger ones and other ladies joined died. George's enjoyment of alcohol her crusade. She wrote articles to increased. The couple attempted to the local newspapers asking for make many new starts in new bandages, bedding, and financial towns. In New London, Connecticut aid. Their group, Daughters of the they began studying the Catholic re- Puritans, soon joined the Dominican ligion. In 1891, almost 20 years after Sisters as tertiaries known as The their marriage, they were received in Servdn,~: of Relief for Incurable Can- the Church. Although their lives to- cer, Rose took the name of Sister M gether were spent accomplishing Alphonse. Their credo is from the many charitable acts, George's un- words of their archbishop, "If it is not fortunate drinking problem grew God's work, it wilt fail. If it is His from bad to worse. At a point when work, no one can destroy it." the problem actually became dan- Mother Alphonsa died in her gerous, Rose asked the diocesan sleep at the age of 75. The last of authorities for permission to leave her dreams, construction of "Haw- him. The request for separation was thorne" a multi-united, fireproof granted. (Rose never returned to building, had begun. Her work George but notations in her diary in- among poor cancer patients contin- dicate that she loved and prayed for ues today throughout six dioceses in him even after his early death at age the United States. Mother Alphonsa, Daniel Vaughan holds his new 46. Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, is remem- brother, Waitman Although Rose had no definite fu- bered during the month of July, the ture plans when she left George she time of her death. Waitman Bruce Vaughan, II was born April 8 at Greenbrier Valley ...~.~ . ~. ~ ~, Hospital. The parents are Waitman ............. ~, B: and Nan’y,J~;₯~an. Trainer '17 .i1 Robert Nelson Maternal grandparents are Mr homes. Other groups were to come Aan~.=.=j, and Mrs Kyle V. Largen of Glace, 'ed back in Ronceverte about mid- 'in the next week, and later in the Born June Maternal great grandparents are )ht June 30. The summer. Mary F. Largen of Glace and Mary group, from Trinity UnitedWiley Runey, who manages the P. Turner of Hollywood. ethodist Church in Roncevez:te, work sites in that area for the United ' The Trainer Family wish to thank Robert Kendall Nelson was born Paternal grandparents are Mr ~rked on the home of Beulah Mae Methodist recovery effort was agra-,verte team Sarah Lynn Boyd celebrated hereveryone who helped us through the June 19, 1990. He weighed 7 and Mrs A. Bruce Vaughan of Mary- mmons in northeastern Charleston cious host to the Ronce . first birthday May 23 at home with sorrow and passing of our beloved pounds and was 19 inches long. His land. Paternal great grandparents ~:e~tY, South Carolina. They did He had been hired because a contri- cake and presents from family husband and father, parents are Robert and Teresa nel- are Mr and Mrs Donald Vaughan of and friends Sarah and her par- , son of Huntersville in Pocahontas" White Sulphur Springs. rock work in four of the five bution for that purpose had been " We especially want to thank the ents, Barbara and Duffy Boyd, ~ms of Mrs Simmons' five-room given by another group from West . AIderson Emergency Squad for their County. Robert has two sisters, Waitman's brother is Daniel ~reU::, They ~so did painting and Virg nia. live on Muddy Creek Mountain • , Holly, age 7 and Robin, age 4. Ma- Elias. . " early morning assistance John Lon- Her grandparents live at Charlton • ' . • ternal grandmother is Shirley Back ~rI -up. Mrs ~immons had no run- "h t - fr''~ ~ .... br' Hei hts in Fa ette Count Her ganacre for helping them find their g Water and neith r ...... / e earn u,, ,..~, .... ler , e he, =’uvu , . g Y Y" way. And to all the people who sent of Buckeye. His paternal grand- The Messen,Eer r her refrigerator was i .1.;..., County was financed through contn- brother, David H Boyd, just n wo.~.,,,u h • . . flowers, cards, letters and food. To mother is Myrtle Nelson of Frost, -" dition. Her husband was in the butions from t e churches of .the graduated from West Virginia In Brings You News ~Veronica Bramble of "" n . Meth(odist Chu hrcOther work degree m ElectricalgY Engineering" • sage, and to, John and Beckie Lon- ; Ho cevene . . " ganacre we re grateful. Again we Technology Sarah says a special ...... : Y on th~ ,,,~, =,~,u. ' . • say [hanKs [o all. ~:of the ouths .. ,.;......;~ teams financed by the Lewlsburg at t felt --., _ ..~.,... ' ~...,_ Distnct went to Eutawwlle Southhello to her best friend, Margaret .. gouu to be ~u,u zo ,~u~p ... ,. ' ....... ' . The Trainer Family ~T~rs ~immons. ~aroHna, last tan and th=s spnng. Garner, of Holt Lane. he group stayed on the site of a Because work in the Eutawville area Inited Methodist ..... was nearly complete by the begin- ihich h ...... .e,reat L;em,er ning of the summer, the Ronceverte ad b~. tuta,y oesiroyeo oy e hurrica ... ,.... group was sent to the Awendaw- • ne last fwa~licThh:de be:Yn McCte;lanvilte area on the coast ......... 'n a tra,!er n northeast of Charleston. THE CHURCH OF CHRIST = eyed OUght to the s~te for use by volu - ~:r,w0rkers, and they fixed their The group was exc,ted about South Street, Union, WVa. ~ trent To uwn At ~dlS In another trailer The one seeing anal gator at the Retreat Invites You To ik^~ ma'ning retreat buildng hadstorage of" ost Center and about spending someB pLoE SCvenHinO ~° of its walls It was being used for time at'thebeachoneday, butVe- VACATION I OL! zi TAR RENTALS ['= building supp es for run ca says the most satisfying parts ~ 645"STAR ~ne United Methodist disaster recov- of the trip were helping Beu ah May July 17-19, 7:0 o 9: a g "-"~ e~ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •e ~1~'"~ !ry effort in that region Simmons and making the Retreat FOLLOWED BY THREE MORE DAYS OF L e_e,s'des working on Mrs Sim- Center site a better place for others ~ : • : ~:uns home, the team worked on to come to in the future. (July 20.2=) July Sp eclal . _ ~eanmg up debris at the Retreat Work team participants were °• • ~- ~enter.veronica says the group was fromAdam Jameson and Ruth Hodges HOW TO HAVE A HAPPY HOME ~]/~" FREE WEEK Lewisburg Carol and Desire• S aker: E. Delth Stotts Pr.ldent, Ohio Vail• Coil e=:Rent for one week and get second week free. U ~Y~h°ckedthe by the destruct;on caused Creasman from Sinks Grove, and Friday 7:00 P.M,--'THEAMERI~AN FAMILY IN ACHANG~GC~IL~URE" hurricane ome Every in the Stephen Stephanie and Veronica SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS 10:00 A.M. -"THE BEATTITUDES OF A HOME' SATURDAY7:00 P.M. -- "GETTING TO KNOW YOURSELF" ~ •• • • • • • • • • • • • $ • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ~/rea damaged heavily.Bramble, and Carin Morris, all from had been SUNDAY WORSHIP 11:00 P,M. -- "COMMUNICATION" ..~ .~ ~ i or°nice als° says the gr°up was R°nceverte" CALL 772-5038 For Transportation Arrangements ~ t '~{~0 ~ ~'t=. ~/ = ~hocked by the poverty n wh ch the Besides the fruits of their labors, beople in that area livedThe Work GreenbriereVen be the work team left in South Carolinadone ,t ° '-- ~~~~ [ ~re the hurricane Most of thea Shop.Vac for use in the many ~ _~' ~j~ ..... " ". 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