2017-11-01 / Other Jenkins News

Window to the Past!



The first civic club organized in Jenkins County was the Millen Woman's Club. It was organized on Oct. 6, 1908 and was the first club federated in the First District and the 11th oldest Woman's Club in the state of Georgia. This photo appeared in the 2005 Centennial copy of The Millen News. Millen Woman’s Club members shown are, from left, first row: Frances Rackley, Inez Wade, Kathleen Jenkins, Bessie Snyder, Jackie Landrum and Marie Busby; second row: Marilyn Knight, Mary Wasden, Barbara Bowers, Jennifer Johnston, Diane Wade and Libby Williams; and third row: Elaine Williams, Sandy Lanier, Art Johnson, Jackie Burke, Yvonne Johnson, Kay Green, Vivian Davis and Wilma Leonard. Not pictured: Angie Sullivan, Mandy Underwood, Frances Joyner, Lisa Birdwell, Ann Boyer, Frances Chance, Veronica Cowart, Emily Dickey, Carolyn Fields, Misty Gay, Anette Head, Valerie Hall, Ginger Herrmann, Joely Mims, Gilda Rackley and Brenda Sharpe. 
(Staff photo by Deborah Bennett) The first civic club organized in Jenkins County was the Millen Woman's Club. It was organized on Oct. 6, 1908 and was the first club federated in the First District and the 11th oldest Woman's Club in the state of Georgia. This photo appeared in the 2005 Centennial copy of The Millen News. Millen Woman’s Club members shown are, from left, first row: Frances Rackley, Inez Wade, Kathleen Jenkins, Bessie Snyder, Jackie Landrum and Marie Busby; second row: Marilyn Knight, Mary Wasden, Barbara Bowers, Jennifer Johnston, Diane Wade and Libby Williams; and third row: Elaine Williams, Sandy Lanier, Art Johnson, Jackie Burke, Yvonne Johnson, Kay Green, Vivian Davis and Wilma Leonard. Not pictured: Angie Sullivan, Mandy Underwood, Frances Joyner, Lisa Birdwell, Ann Boyer, Frances Chance, Veronica Cowart, Emily Dickey, Carolyn Fields, Misty Gay, Anette Head, Valerie Hall, Ginger Herrmann, Joely Mims, Gilda Rackley and Brenda Sharpe. (Staff photo by Deborah Bennett)

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