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Mayo honored for 77 years of DAR membership
LEXINGTON — Approximately 300 members and guests attended the Daughters of the American Revolution 107th State Conference held in April at the Marriott's Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.

Kentucky State Regent Spencer W. Closson welcomed guest speakers Linda T. Watkins, president general of NSDAR, Washington, D.C., and Tennessee; Rose E. Bell, state regent of Georgia; Janice Bolinger, state regent of Indiana; Marilyn Vaglia, state regent of Ohio; Henrietta R. Morton, state regent of North Carolina; Mike Mullins, director of Hindman Settlement School; and Miss Kentucky 2000, Heather French Henry.

Delegates from John Graham Chapter, Prestonsburg, were regent Frances P. Brackett and Sharon S. Ousley. Alternates were Betty J. Conn, Mary Mayo Baldridge, Virginia S. Goble, and Sarah Ann Burchett. Angela Frances Brackett, Woodford County High junior and CAR member, served as personal page to state regent Closson, and was usher for the Debutante formal presentation.

Maurine Mayo, last charter member of John Graham, founded in 1925, was honored for her 77 years of membership in a memorial service by KSDAR State Chaplain Barbara C. Pugh and KSDAR State Registrar Jessieanne H. Wells, with Dr. Sue McGehee directing the music.

John Graham received the State Honor Roll silver certificate and the KSDAR commemorative events certificate. It will host the Sixth District meeting covering 12 chapters in July at the Allen Baptist Church.

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