Christmas Cheer nearly halfway to goal

Christmas Cheer of Martinsville and Henry County has reached about 40 percent of its $45,000 donation goal, according to a list of donations provided by Ralph Lawson, who coordinates the event every year with his wife, Kathy Lawson.

The drive helps to provide food and toys to those in need during the holiday season. The amount given as of Dec. 8, is $18,776.53.

Donors/contributions are listed found below:

*Pamela Allen, $25 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Grace and Kathy Taylor, $15 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Bill and Fran Hensley, $25 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Anita Quinlan, $50 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Linda Odell, $40 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Shirley and Jim Carter, $50 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Linda and Roscoe Reynolds, $100 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Sandra Haley, $50 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Noel and Linda Reed, $50 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Bill and Marilyn Prillaman, $75 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Setlliff Insurance Insurance Agents Inc., $100 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Dan and Dee Prillaman, $50 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Kathy and Ralph Lawson, $50 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Kari Prillaman collected $375 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Abe, Jeff, Claina and Turkey, $50 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Irving and Jett Groves Foundation, $500.

*Scott Pickurel, $5.

*Rephia Mitchell, $300.

*Arlene Wall, $200 in memory of Ralph and Cleo Wall.

*John and Sandra Wheless, $100.

*Margie and Paul Eason, $200 in memory of Jimmy Crigger.

*Linda and Roscoe Reynolds, $1,000.

*Big Bird’s 29th annual Toy Run collected $6,605.53.

*Stanley Family Foundation donated $6,000.

*Knights of Pythias Patrick Henry Lodge #82, $100 in memory of Ben and Virginia Phillips.

*Todd and Kym Norman, $200.

*Dr. Darnell Cockram, $100.

*Tommy and Paula Wyatt donated $50 in honor of Vernon and Nancy Wyatt.

*Tommy, Paula, Chris, Beth, and Josh Wyatt, $50 in honor of Vernon and Nancy Wyatt.

*Betty Williams, $100.

*Fred and Charlene Bowling, $30 in memory of Alex B. Walker.

*Horsepasture Christian Church Class #10, $100.

*Ridgeway Ruritan Club, $50.

*H.B. Worley Adult Bible Class at Old Well Christian Church, $50.

*The Greene Company, $150.

*First Baptist Church East Martinsville, $100.

*Annie B. Nolen, $200 in memory of Larry Nolen.

*Anonymous donor, $500.

*Martinsville First Savings Bank, $250.

*Janette Riggan, $81.

*Anonymous donor, $250 in memory of Wayne McKinney.

*Melvin, Kenneth, and Nelson Smith, $100.

*William and Alma Gardner, $125.

*Anonymous donor, $50 in memory of Suzanne Davis.

*Anonymous donor, $100 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

*Lola Ward, $25 in memory of Roy Prillaman.

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