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Marilou and Don Jolly Memorial

Poway, California

Saturday, July 27, 2013

The 17th annual Marilou and Don Jolly Memorial singing was called to order by Jerry Schreiber leading 52t. Anitra Kaye offered the opening prayer.

A business meeting was held and the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Mairye Bates; Vice Chairman—Jerry Schreiber; Secretaries—Mary Linn Bergstrom and Mimi Wright; Arranging Committee—Carla Smith and Judy Getrich; Finance Officer—Mairye Bates; Resolutions Committee—Karen Mathews and Kate Mullinger.

Leaders: Mairye Bates 84; Mimi Wright 31t; Judy Getrich 114; Midge Harder 254; Sean Francis Conway 29b; Carroll Lunsford 229; Carla Smith 387; David Olson 385t; Anitra Kaye 489; Jeff Begley 272; Laura Boyd Russell 475; Linda Booth 198; Pat Coughlan 501.

RECESS

The class was called back to order by Carroll Lunsford leading 111t.

Jerry Schreiber, and Lunsford family members, Dane Lindsay, Elizabeth Lindsay, Joell Frank, Betty Lunsford, and Jo Lunsford led 45t. Dane Lindsay offered a prayer for Carroll Lunsford. Leaders: Stan Jensen 350; Larry Arnstein 569b; Pat Keating 377; Linda Donholt 348t; Bruce Hayes 280; Karen Mathews 312b; Jenny Jensen 448t; Jeri Segal 411; Rick Russell 99; Ron Huss 40.

RECESS

The class was returned to order by Jerry Schreiber leading 148. Jerry Schreiber and Mairye Bates led 59. Leaders: John Marr and Yvette Tran 319; Sean Francis Conway and his parents 178; Tara Covington and Mimi Wright 410b; Pearl Marshall 282; Karen Huss 454; Anitra Kaye 384; David Olson 456. Anitra Kaye offered grace for lunch.

LUNCH

The class was called back to order by Jerry Schreiber leading 176b.

Leaders: Carla Smith 61; Jeff Begley 444; Alison Fisher 35; Clinton Davis 55; Benny Harnish 146; Susan Willis-Powers 448b; Pat Keating 455; Mary Linn Bergstrom 424; Stan Jensen 217; Pearl Marshall 179; Linda Donholt 235; Karen Huss 236; Whitney Clapp 497; Laura Boyd Russell 540; Pat Coghlan 287; Jenny Jensen 532; Larry Arnstein 549; Midge Harder 354 (t? b?); Rick Russell 503.

RECESS

The class was returned to order by Jerry Schreiber leading 291. Leaders: Judy Getrich 270; Karen Mathews 313b; Kate Mullinger 86; Ron Huss 157; John Marr 335; Bruce Hayes 250; Linda Booth 196; Jeri Segal 383; Clinton Davis 417; Benny Harnish 504; Mimi Wright 267; Alison Fisher 128.

RECESS

Jerry Schreiber brought the class back to order by leading 145t. Leaders: Susan Willis-Powers 163b; Jenny Jensen and Stan Jensen 353; Linda Donholt 49b; Laura Boyd Russell and Rick Russell 297; Pat Coghlan 339.

The Resolutions Committee offered thanks to the City of Poway, San Diego Folk Heritage, the spirit who brought forth this wonderful world, and the enduring memory of steadfast singers, Marilou and Don Jolly. It was resolved to meet again in July, 2014, for the 18th session of the Marilou and Don Jolly Memorial Singing.

Following announcements, Mairye Bates and Jerry Schreiber led 347 as the closing song. After a prayer by Anitra Kaye, the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Mairye Bates; Vice Chairman—Jerry Schreiber; Secretaries—Mary Linn Bergstrom and Mimi Wright