New Madrid County Library - Portageville Branch
Memorial books are a lasting tribute to the people we love, and help enrich the collection of books throughout our library system. Within the last few months, we have received book donations to the Portageville library branch in memory of the following:
Beloved Hope by Tracie Peterson & Chasing Down A Dream by Beverly Jenkins, given in memory of Mildred Brown by The Portageville Arthritis Exercise Class.
The Daniel Prayer: Prayer That Moves Heaven by Anne Graham Lotz, given in memory of Jewell Maddox by Robert & Donna Hulshof.
Taste Of Home Church Supper Cookbook by Taste Of Home, given in memory of Jewell Maddox by Grady & Luella Williford.
The Generals by Winston Groom, given in memory of Vester Robinson by Ralph Barnwell.
I Wish My Teacher Knew by Kyle Schwartz, given in memory of Edna Deere by Jamie Barnwell.
The Life Giving Home by Sally & Sarah Clarkson, given in memory of Edna Deere by Ralph Barnwell.
This Is How We Do It by Matt Lamothe, given in memory of Edward & Edna Deere by Lillian & Bob Hedgepeth.
American Firefighter by Paul Mobley, given in memory of Ford Slaugh by Ralph Barnwell.
Promise Not To Tell by Jayne Ann Krentz & The Bomb Maker by Thomas Perry, given in memory of Tom Sadler by The PACE Class.
Tribe Of Mentors by Tim Ferriss, given in memory of Tom Sadler by Ralph Barnwell.
Sarabella’s Thinking Cap by Judy Schachmer, The 50 States by Gabrielle Balkan, Robicheaux by James Lee Burke, Unbound by Stuart Woods, Last Stop On Market Street by Matt de la Pena, City Of Endless Night by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child, & The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires, given in memory of Tom Sadler by Dennis & Carol Brasher.
Wishtree by Katherine Applegate, given in memory of Mary Jane Madden by Ralph Barnwell.
Be The Gift by Ann Voskamp, given in memory of Dorothy “Mama Dot” Carter by Ralph Barnwell.
Blessed In The Darkness by Joel Osteen, given in memory of Dorothy Carter by Brenda, Howard, & Sam Tillman.
You’re All Kinds Of Wonderful by Nancy Tillman & Through Your Eyes by Ainsley Earhardt, given in memory of Mama Dot Carter by Rex & Melissa Pullum.
Betty Crocker Lost Recipes by Betty Crocker, given in memory of Pauline Estes by Ralph Barnwell.
The library has also received donations of assorted magazines, movies, audios, and books.
If you are interested in donating on behalf of a loved one and would like to know more, contact any of your local branch librarians or Library Director, Susan Newman, at 573-379-3583. You can request that a donation be housed at any one of the seven branches in our system. We will be happy to assist you in making a book selection.