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Cancer survivors honored Monday at Relay dinner



Twenty-six area cancer survivors were honored with a dinner Monday night as part of the Relay For Life of Milam County. The Survivors Dinner, held at the Patterson Civic Center in Rockdale, coincides with this week’s Relay event starting at 6 p.m. Friday at the Cameron Junior High School track. Survivors are (L- R) front row, Ann Sonntag, Tif fany Parker, Paige Johnson, Karen Eckert, Wanda Hornung, Betty Backhaus, Shirley Leopold, Loretta Greene; second row, Linda Beard, Dorris Henry, Nettie Green, Candelario Jiminez, Jim Currey, JoAnn Lambright; third row, Francie Herring, Elaine Quinney, Beverly Ramsey, Cecil Hicks, James Larson, Bill Avrett; back row, Amos Quinney, Vermel Bland, Billy Galbreath, Billy Streicher, Guillermo Pantaleon. 
Reporter/Marie Bakken Twenty-six area cancer survivors were honored with a dinner Monday night as part of the Relay For Life of Milam County. The Survivors Dinner, held at the Patterson Civic Center in Rockdale, coincides with this week’s Relay event starting at 6 p.m. Friday at the Cameron Junior High School track. Survivors are (L- R) front row, Ann Sonntag, Tif fany Parker, Paige Johnson, Karen Eckert, Wanda Hornung, Betty Backhaus, Shirley Leopold, Loretta Greene; second row, Linda Beard, Dorris Henry, Nettie Green, Candelario Jiminez, Jim Currey, JoAnn Lambright; third row, Francie Herring, Elaine Quinney, Beverly Ramsey, Cecil Hicks, James Larson, Bill Avrett; back row, Amos Quinney, Vermel Bland, Billy Galbreath, Billy Streicher, Guillermo Pantaleon. Reporter/Marie Bakken

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