NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT

It’s another great day at the Dixie Classic Fair…BUT…if you’ll allow me a personal spin on the day – it is most special and somewhat nostalgic. There will be no accolades from Willard Scott or letter from the President, but in an assisted living facility in middle Tennessee, my Aunt Mary celebrates her 100th birthday!

If anyone ever walked the earth that deserves a “Well Done, Good & Faithful Servant”, in my opinion, it is my Aunt Mary. She never married or had a family. Instead, she gave her entire life to reaching children with the Gospel in Bible Clubs and Summer Camps. Her physical heritage bears no heirs, but her spiritual lineage runs deep.

It’s seems only fitting that God numbers her days beyond a century. Her story is nothing more than a life of faithfulness – in serving her Savior and dwelling in His presence.

For most of us, the fair evokes a broad spectrum of memories – from our own childhood to the days we boarded the carousel with our own toddlers…today, my memories are like a homespun quilt from Yesterday Village – a true reminder of the fabric from which are lives are sown. Happy 100th Birthday Aunt Mary – it’s a privilege to be cut from the same cloth…and in your honor, I enjoyed chocolate chip cookies for breakfast, because that’s what you would have served…now if I can find some KFC for lunch….

Wally Decker

Wally Decker

Married my high school sweetheart (Diane) in 1987. She teaches kindergarten. We attend, fellowship and serve at Faith Missionary Alliance Church of Midway. We have three children: Tyler (20), Brianna (17) and Bradley (14) Obviously most of my free time (what’s that?) is divided between family, church and community activities. Got into radio at age 15…have been part of the WBFJ team since 1983.

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Wally Decker

Married my high school sweetheart (Diane) in 1987. She teaches kindergarten. We attend, fellowship and serve at Faith Missionary Alliance Church of Midway. We have three children: Tyler (20), Brianna (17) and Bradley (14) Obviously most of my free time (what’s that?) is divided between family, church and community activities. Got into radio at age 15…have been part of the WBFJ team since 1983. MON-FRI 1P-3P, SUN 6A-10A wdecker@wbfj.fm