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Garden club names honorary member, gets visit from ‘aunt’


Front (L-R) honoree Marjorie Crockett and daughter Johnnielynn Brown; back, Carole Simank, Carrie Beth Cantu, Jeanette Hudson. Front (L-R) honoree Marjorie Crockett and daughter Johnnielynn Brown; back, Carole Simank, Carrie Beth Cantu, Jeanette Hudson. Linwood Acres Garden Club held its September meeting at the historic I&GN Railroad Depot with Mary Phillips, Laura Gary and Jeanette Hudson serving as hostesses.

The club meets at 9:30 a.m. each second Wednesday, September through May, with refreshments and fellowship at 9:30 and a business meeting and program at 10 a.m.

In an annual event, “Aunt Pearl,” portrayed by Billie Noack, visited the club. She went through the club yearbook.

An award of honorary membership was presented to Marjorie Crockett, an active member of the club since 1999. She received a bouquet of flowers and a plaque.

She joins Betty Brown and Helen Perry as honorary members.

Johnnielyn Brown made a presentation on Community Gardening in the form of a story she wrote about what a community garden in Rockdale might be like.


From left, ‘Aunt Pearl’ (Billie Noack), Margo Gilless, Johnnielynn Brown, Janie King. From left, ‘Aunt Pearl’ (Billie Noack), Margo Gilless, Johnnielynn Brown, Janie King. Club officers are: Margo Gilless, president; Noack, vice-president; Brown, treasurer; Janice King, secretary.


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