First Lady Honors Governor's Mansion Docents

First Lady Marsha Barbour hosted a luncheon for the Governor's Mansion docents on December 7, 2009. Retiring MDAH trustee and Mansion Committee chair Lynn Gammill was recognized for her 22 years of service. Three retiring docents were recognized for their service: Frances Kees (22 years), Sue McRoberts (10 years), and Barbara Magoun (3 years). Eight docents were recognized for giving the most service this year: Pauline Akers, Ruth Byars, Janis Roberts, Clytice Gardner, Judy Lacy, Freda Spell, Janet McLaurin, and Andi McDaniel.

Pictured above are (front row seated) Lynn Stuart, Andi McDaniel, Barbara Magoun, Frances Kees, First Lady Marsha Barbour, Shirlee Lawson, Sarah Flanagan, and Sylvia Walker;

(middle row seated) Mary Louise Nosser, Bernie Lieb, Jean Clarkson, Melanie McKinley, Alice Carol Mozingo, Janis Roberts, Judy Lacy, Earline Raines, and Doris Brickell;

(back row standing) Janet McLaurin, Pat Pierce, Ruby McLemore, Sister Simmons, Joan Dattel, Mackie Jernigan, Sally Carmichael, MDAH director Hank Holmes, Shirley Abney, Tom Bowen, Ruth Byars, MDAH trustee and Mansion Committee member Jack Garner, Jean Hallman, Pauline Akers, Charlotte Turner, Babs Sevier, Ruth Tant, MDAH Museum Division director Lucy Allen, Clytice Gardner, Morella Henegan, Freda Spell, Mansion curator Mary Lohrenz, and Billie Henry.

Not pictured are Lynn Gammill, Mansion Committee member Henri Burnham, Mansion administrator Cora Gee, and docents Jane Baird, Peggy Dawson, Buena Lee Huff, Jane Jones, and Sue McRoberts.

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