Nine former UMW presidents honored


Nine former Conference UMW presidents were honored at the 20th Annual Meeting of the conference United Methodist Women at Decatur Grace UMC.

The day’s theme was A Call to Action: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.

Pictured in back from left to right, Marlene Simms Cummins, Bunny Wolfe, Sally Smith, G. James Bollinger (son of Winona Bollinger) and Karleen Dude.

In front from left are: Carolyn Yockey, Marlin Livingston, CEO of Cunningham Children’s Home, Elouise J. Hahs, Joan Miller, Jeanne Sims, J. Lavon Wilson and Marge Stout.

William “Bill” Kreeb, former CEO of Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House, was honored as Citizen of the Year.

Cunningham Children’s Home and Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House are two UMW-sponsored missions.

Photo courtesy of Kay Fisher