(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL
Jane Smith places a special ornament on the Del Rio Culture & Preservation Society’s
Christmas tree in memory of Orpha Price, one of the Del Rio community’s citizens who
died during 2013.
|Published: 8:53 PM, 12/13/2013
||Last updated: 8:54 PM, 12/13/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
DEL RIO—Del Rio community residents who died last
year were remembered by members of the Del Rio Culture & Preservation Society’s tree-lighting
ceremony on Tuesday evening.
A small number of the organization’s
members gathered inside the under-construction headquarters on Hwy. 107 to welcome the Christmas
The ceremony, led by president Judy Smith, also included
poetry reading, music, and stories.
Following an opening devotion by
Smith, the group placed special ornaments on the lighted tree in memory of Hartford Markel, Betty
Lee Ruble Owen, Gladys Pack Turner, Richard ‘Bo’ Turner, Carol Lugens, Frank Pack, Deliliah
Shelton, Bureda Finchum, Don Kelley, Orpha Price, and Clyde and Alice Brooks.
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