- August 8, 2006
Rex Mayfield (#8) was absent and Lion
Ron Erwin (#24) won the Tail Twister’s
pot on the second drawing.
no guests other than the speaker and our
attendance was 25 members present.
Lions of Arkansas has lost another great
Lion in the death of Past District
Governor Anthel Marlin of North Little
Rock. Anthel was District Governor of
District 7-S for 1972-73. We express our
sorrow to his widow Carolyn and their
Show Chairman Lion Brad Baker has set
Tuesday, August 22, 7:00 PM at Forest
Home Church of the Nazarene for the
first car show committee meeting. All
Car Show Committee members and any other
member who wants to meet are welcome to
Billy Joe Emerson was our speaker this
week. In 1932, when Billy Joe was 3
years old his family moved from
Mississippi to Jonesboro, AR and his
father founded the Emerson Funeral Home.
There have been a lot of changes in
Jonesboro since that time and Billy Joe
talked about Jonesboro during the time
of the war in the 40's and the early
days of the funeral home business. He
also had information published by the
Department of Veterans Affairs of all
the wars in which our country
participated and the number of
casualties of each conflict.
15 Business meeting and Lion Brad Baker,
Director of Mid South Lions Sight &
22 Rev. Major James Wainscott, Chaplain
875 ANG Engr. Btn.
29 Karla L Preston, Community Service
Representative for Home Instead Senior
September 5 Brian Boyer, ASU Women’s
September 12 Beth Smith, Director ASU
September 19 Danny Honnoll, Craighead
County Historical Society
September 26 Chief Aaron Keller,
Jonesboro Fire Dept.
would like to help raise funds to bring
members of the 875 ANG Engr. Btn home
for their furlough before being deployed
to Iraq, send your donations to a
special fund set up at the First
National Bank. $65,000 is needed to bus
the troops home.