Volunteers honored for Sunrise service

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Twelve Sunrise Manor volunteers received pins for their hours of volunteer work at the group’s semi-annual meeting held at the facility off North Lincoln Boulevard Oct. 18.

Candy Vincent presented Junior Bowen a pin for 11,000 hours; Tickle Ragland, 4,000; Emogene Gardner, 2,500; Liz Ragland 1,500; Obadiah and Rebekah Okeson, 1,000 hours each; Hazel Hodge, 600; Bob Wilson, 400; Sybil Skaggs, 300; Ronald Benningfield, 200; and Julie Kessinger and Lillian Talley, 100 hours each.

Kathy Cooper, activities director, read resolutions in memory of Otis Smith and Bernice Morris with copies of the resolutions to be held in permanent record in the volunteers’ executive board minutes. Cooper also asked for volunteers to serve on several activities.

President Rita Smith recognized a new member, Lynn Samuel. Ann Easton reported a total of 291 volunteers represented the organization at 22 funerals during the year.

Treasurer Wanda West reported a balance of $4,492.90 in the volunteers’ fund.

LaDean Self introduced a singing group called Witness from the First Baptist Church in Hodgenville who entertained the audience with several gospel songs and stories.           

Submitted by Jim Kessler, secretary