(05/26/2001)
Photographs By Terry Blankenship

It turned out to be a popular event, the Senior Center's Mother and Daughter Tea last Friday. "It was a tremendous success," according to CCCOA Assistant Director, Brenda McBride. Nearly one hundred mothers, daughters and granddaughters participated. "Being a mother is a priceless blessing that cannot be purchased with silver and gold," said McBride.

One hundred mothers, daughters and granddaughters attend

The McCauley Sisters "sing out"

Special music was performed by Dorothy McCauley and her daughters, "The McCauley Sisters," Cheryl Jarvis, Pam Davis and Anita Elloitt. Also performing "The McCauley Cousins," Kristie Jarvis, Melanie Davis and Ashley Elloitt, plus Jamie Kennedy.

Shari Johnson recited a poem she wrote about mothers. Special speakers, Jeanne Wilson, Barbara Lay and Amanda Lay, mother, daughter and granddaughter, recited poems written by Jeanne Wilson.

Three generations: Barb Lay, Amanda Lay and Jeanne Wilson

Rev. Peggy Schmitz delivered the invocation and the benediction. Participating in a Look-Alike Style Show, Clarice Whytsell and Jane Poling, Leona Heiney, Linda Fivecoat and Marcie Stump, Dorothy and Jamie Kennedy, Jean Boggs, Kathy Goodrich and Sarah Postalwait, Genevieve and Nicky Davis, Patty Frederick, Debbie Walker and Sheri Price.

Winners of the style show:

Most Alike - The Leona Heiney Family

Most Original - The Frederick Family

The Cutest - The Frederick Family

The oldest mother was 95-year-old Ethel Hurford. The mother with the most children (12), grandchildren (40), and great-grandchildren (57) was Lucy Marks. The door prize was won by Barbara Roberts.

Lucy Marks holds the record

The guests enjoyed a delicious buffet prepared by Sister's Sweets and Things, and a few friends including JoAnn Stevens, Mary Kay Wilson, Georgie Stalnaker, Willadene Poling. Brenda McBride, Ellen Shock and Jan Whited.

MOTHER-DAUGHTER TEA: SCRAPBOOK


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