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Couriering Clemmons — This week in 1981

Couriering this area this week in 1981 — 40 years ago: John Hege was named Citizen of the Year in Lewisville at the 35th annual Christmas dinner held at the Lewisville Civic Club. Hege was the fire chief of Lewisville and was born and educated in Lewisville.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tesh, of Brandywine Drive in Clemmons, were honored at an open house at their home to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary. Hosts were their son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Tesh of Winston-Salem and their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rajaciah, of Clemmons.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Santelli of Hollyfield Road, Clemmons, announced the birth of their second daughter, Natalie Christine. She was born on Dec. 26 at Forsyth Memorial Hospital.

The Forsyth Medical Society recently presented its Annual Recognition Award to Margaret Crutchfield of Clemmons. Mrs. Crutchfield, wife of Dr. A.J Crutchfield, was honored for her “outstanding dedication to her community and the medical profession through service and legislation.”

Mr. and Mrs. William Beauchamp of Hampton Road enjoyed their Christmas holidays with a visit from their daughter and her husband, Denise and Chip Patterson of Dallas, Texas, and also their son, Dennis, who is a student at East Carolina University.

A white Christmas was experienced by Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Cooper and Kendall, of Thornbury Court, when they traveled to Charleston, West Virginia, over the Christmas holiday. The Coopers went to West Virginia to visit with Mrs. Cooper’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Atlee Conner, and were delighted with the snow that fell on Christmas Eve.

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Holder entertained at a holiday dinner at their home in Lewisville in honor of their grandchildren from Winter Park, Florida. 

Doris and Bill Noell of Arden Forest Circle had as their guests last week, her niece and her family, Mr. and Mrs. Don Phillips and son Craig of Mason, Michigan, which is near Lansing. The Philips spent three days with the Noells. For Christmas Day dinner, another niece and her family, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Faircloth and son Michael of Lexington, visited with the Noells and Phillips.