Kirby Pines Is Ready For Some Football

Rhetta Watkins pulls a fast one on her husband, Bill, just like Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown

September is always special at Kirby Pines. It is the month we celebrate our anniversary as a community. We come together to remember those before us during our Annual Lighting of the Lake ceremony and we enjoy the changing of the weather and our beautiful campus.

It is also a time to prepare for the upcoming holiday season. Join our Walk with Ease program, beginning the 17th with our Oasis Coordinator, Mary Hand. Head to our Medical Clinic for your annual Flu Shot on the 26th and 27th. Exercise your right to vote early in the City of Memphis’ Municipal Election on the 16th and 17th.

Another thing that makes September special is the start of the college football season. Kirby Pines residents are from all over the country, with a majority from Memphis, who love their University. Therefore, our front cover features Rhetta and Bill Watkins playing around at The Liberty Bowl, Home of the Memphis Tigers. For the back, we asked “Who You Rootin’ For?” and ended up with a crowd! Our fans are from Florida: Carolyn Lifland; UT: Jim & Lois Dazey, Sylvia Statham, John & JoAnn Ginn; Memphis: Marilyn Wray, Faye Betts, Liz Collier, Alice Wherry, Marilyn McCormick, Sheryl Maxwell, Peggy Gatlin, Pat Cavender, Mark Maxwell, Shirley Anderson, Alma Crone, Gene Wainscott and Rhetta & Bill Watkins; Ole Miss: Jean Mauney; Alabama: Berry & Betty Terry, Mal Mauney and George Courington; Mississippi State: David Spell and Charlie Gatlin. We hope all of your teams do well and thank you for showing off your team spirit!