Lois May selected as Citizen of the Year

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

Lois May was named 2003 Citizen of the Year at the annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet.

She was presented her award by Pam Daniel.

May is an asset to Trumann. She is a dedicated volunteer to the city and several local civic groups. She is the secretary of the Viva Drive Church of Christ, where she also serves on the food committee. She works at Thompson's Funeral Home.

Lois has been made honorary member of the Rotary Club, of which her husband is a member, because she is always ready to pitch in with their projects and attends many meetings with her husband.

She volunteers her time to the Chamber of Commerce, helping with the Spring Fest and Duck Festival.

Lois is formerly of Marked Tree and is a graduate of Marked Tree High School.

Lois and Leroy will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary on Feb. 6. They have one son, Todd, and two grandchildren, Robert, who is attending ASU, and Eric, who is a senior at Brookland High School.

Carol and Joe Waleszonia were named educators of the year, Jim Baker was given the excellence in agriculture award and Columbia Forest was named outstanding Chamber member.

The new officers and directors were also named. They are Paul McAnally, chairman; Pam Daniel, first vice president; Leroy May, second vice president; Rick Gillette, treasurer; Ray Knight, assistant treasurer, and directors Joe Waleszonia, Cecil Daves, Bob Sowell, Robert Hendrix, Dick Lewallen, Suzanne Sloan, Mike Hamilton, John Stucket, Lamon Moye and Wally Shrader.

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