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Fay Par­sons – Royce and Sharon Rand, and fam­ily, ex­tend our sin­cere thanks to the staff and vol­un­teers at Grace Vil­lage, Huntingville, for their kind­ness and sup­port shown to Fay dur­ing the last year of her life as her au­ton­omy grad­u­ally slipped away and es­pe­cially dur­ing her fi­nal 4 months. The mes­sages of sym­pa­thy, cards, let­ters, phone calls, prayers, and do­na­tions are greatly ap­pre­ci­ated. Thanks to the ladies of St. Ge­orge’s Angli­can Church Guild for the lovely lunch pro­vided fol­low­ing the fu­neral ser­vice. Thanks to Canon Rev. Giuseppe Gagliano for the lovely ser­vice on Oc­to­ber 9, 2018; to Fay’s great grand­chil­dren, Low­ell & Makada, for shar­ing their gift of mu­sic; and thanks to or­gan­ist, San­dra Gal­li­chon. Thanks also to Frank Wil­son at Cass Fu­neral Home for his com­pas­sion and guid­ance as we pre­pared to say our good­byes to our mother, grand, great, and great-great grand­mother.


To­day is the 311th day of 2018 and the 47th day of au­tumn.

TO­DAY’S HIS­TORY: In 1917, the Rus­sian Bol­she­vik Rev­o­lu­tion oc­curred as Vladimir Lenin’s forces over­threw Alexan­der Keren­sky’s pro­vi­sional gov­ern­ment.

In 1944, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to a record fourth term as U.S. pres­i­dent.

In 2000, the out­come of the U.S. pres­i­den­tial elec­tion was un­known at the end of Elec­tion Day, as Al Gore and Ge­orge W. Bush awaited re­sults in New Mex­ico, Ore­gon and Florida.

TO­DAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Marie Curie (1867-1934), physi­cist/chemist; Leon Trot­sky (1879-1940), Rus­sian rev­o­lu­tion­ary; Al­bert Ca­mus (1913-1960), author; Billy Gra­ham (1918-2018), evan­ge­list; Joan Suther­land (1926-2010), opera singer; Johnny Rivers (1942- ), singer-song­writer; Joni Mitchell (1943- ), singer-song­writer; David Pe­traeus (1952- ), former CIA di­rec­tor; Keith Lock­hart (1959- ), con­duc­tor; Mor­gan Spurlock (1970- ), film­maker/ac­tivist; Yun­jin Kim (1973- ), ac­tress; Lorde (1996- ), singer-song­writer.

TO­DAY’S FACT: In 1994, WXYC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, be­came the first ra­dio sta­tion to of­fer a 24-hour simul­cast on the In­ter­net.

TO­DAY’S SPORTS: In 1991, bas­ket­ball leg­end Magic John­son an­nounced he had con­tracted HIV and would re­tire from the NBA.

TO­DAY’S QUOTE: “In the depth of win­ter, I fi­nally learned that within me there lay an in­vin­ci­ble sum­mer.” — Al­bert Ca­mus, “Re­turn to Ti­pasa”

TO­DAY’S NUMBER: 159 mil­lion — world­wide monthly ac­tive users of the stream­ing ra­dio ser­vice Spo­tify.

TO­DAY’S MOON: New moon (Nov. 7).

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