Member News

Published Monday, November 9, 2015

Claire-Frances Whitehurst, FL, passed away on November 13th after a brief illness.  Claire-Frances loved Federation and spent many hours promoting its cause.  Cards of condolence can be sent to the family at Vickie Glattfelder and Angel Harris, 262 Blackthorn La., Charlottesville,VA. 22902-7252.


Amy Jett, KY, passed away in late October.  The family sang her into heaven and she died peacefully of congestive heart failure at the age of 97.  A celebration of life took place in Richmond, KY on November 15th.  Amy held several chairmanships on a local, state, and national level.  Cards of condolence can be sent to the family at 2061 Greentree Drive, Richmond, KY 40475. 


Long time member Margie Garrett, Alabama, passed away Sunday, November 8 after a brief illness.  Margie served AFMC and NFMC for many years and held many positions.  Most recently Margie served as publications chairman.  Cards of of sympathy can be sent to 9627 Dortmund Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35803.


Oregon Board Representative Jill Foster is recovering from surgery.  Cards of encouragement can be sent to 855 McKinley, Woodburn, OR 97071.


Claire-Frances Whitehurst is recovering from a recent stroke.  She has relocated to Virginia to be with family.  Cards can be sent to Charlottesville Health & Rehabilitation Center, 510 Rio Road W, Charlottesville, VA 22902.


Dr. Mabry Miller passed away March 25th in Huntsville, AL.  She was a long time Federation member who most recently served as PNP Chairman.  Condolences may be sent to her family at her home address 1606 Big Cove Road, Huntsville AL 35801.


Doris Jean Cranfill, passed away January 12th.  Doris served as state president for Missouri and held multiple positions in NFMC, including interim editor of Junior Keynotes.  Cards can be sent to 441 W 81st St, Apt. 102, Kansas City, MO 64114.


Madge Webster, past president of Texas Federation, passed away January 12th.  Madge held many positions at the state and local level.  Cards can be sent to 3305 44th St, Lubbock, TX 79413.


Dortha Bennett, past president of the Texas Federation passed away January 13th.  Cards can be sent to her husband Ronald, 1605 E 37th St, Odessa, TX 79762.


Bruce Sorrell (KS), passed away on January 8, 2015.  Bruce served as elections chairman at the national meetings.  He is a former member of the governing board at Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony.  Cards of condolence can be sent to Judy Sorrell, 1828 W 18th N, Apt 1204, Wichita, KS 67203


Joyce Walsh, Missouri, passed away December 18th in Cape Girardeau, MO.  Joyce, with her husband Bill, spent many hours working for the Junior Division.  Her presence will be missed.  Card can be sent to the Walsh home at 905 Dial Dr, Kennett, MO 63857


Bill Walsh, Missouri, passed away in November.  Many will remember Bill as the "T-shirt" guy.  Bill put in long hours selling shirts to raise money for the Joyce Walsh scholarship for the handicapped.  Joyce and Bill have both worked very hard for NFMC and the junior division.  Cards of condolence can be sent to Joyce Walsh, C/O Teresa Lindsey, 20309 Jamaica Zacs Place, Kennett, MO 63857.

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