Lyons Day follow-up 3.4.09

Written by David Green.

Sixty-six people met Feb. 18 at the Golden Corral in Lakeland, Fla., for Lyons Day in Florida.

Those who attended were Bob and Myrtle Downing, Merila Guilford, Sis Rowland, Jerry and Barb Blackburn, Larry and Nancy Hutchison, Audrey Coleman, Mike and Marcella Coopshaw, Jimmy and Diane Walker, Ralph and Mary Meeker;

George and  Eleanora Lindsey, Bob and Phyliss Hallett, Carol Stidham, Lyle and Jerry Gephart, Joan and Dick Bauer, Paul and Jean Teets, Ray and Mary Ann Lamb, Helen Peebles, Moe and Betty Dammon, Metha Schmitz, Charlie and Judy Potes, Myrna Rowland;

Truman and Beverly Hester, Bonnie Lahman, Debra Boggs, Maureen Peabody, John and Amy Schultz, Marlyn Baylock, Tom Egnew, Joyce Blair, Betty Russell, Jim Studenka, Charles and Barbara Ireland, Fred and Charlotte Lamb, Jason and Rose Glecker;

Byron and Annette Shuman, Coretta Engle, Norm and Eunice Gilbert, Dale and Helen Robinson, Al and Cecilia Lahman, Charlie and Delores Mika and Daryl and Carol Hildreth.

Next year’s gathering is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 17, 2010, at the Golden Corral, 4532 S. Florida Ave. in Lakeland.

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