Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Announces Winners of the 2017 Senior Service Awards

 

(JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson announced the winners for the Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award. The award, enacted in 2005, promotes and highlights the positive accomplishments Missouri’s senior citizens provide to their local communities. This year, 61 winners were chosen from 153 applications, representing 55 counties across Missouri.

“I am pleased to see so many seniors across our state being recognized for their volunteerism,” said Lieutenant Governor Parson. “This year, we had a record number of winners for this award, a sign of the growing trend of baby boomers living longer and continuing to be productive members of our society,” Parson said. The winners were recognized in a ceremony today at the Missouri State Capitol.

Award winners, and their hometown, are as follows:

 

Southwest Missouri

  • Ron Clark, Shell Knob
  • Jerry Bearce, Adrian
  • Robert Coleman, El Dorado Springs
  • Bob Brewer, Nixa
  • Dorothy “Joanne” Snodgrass, Lockwood
  • Lucille Murray, Willard
  • Donald Carpenter, Urich
  • Jim & Sonya Marcum, Joplin
  • Pat Carver, Pierce City
  • Jane Lant, Pineville
  • Bill & Susan Carlsten, Neosho
  • Mary Westermier, Sedalia
  • Kenneth Ramsey, Bolivar
  • Jim Holt, Reeds Spring
  • James Combs, Bradleyville
  • Primrose Casey, Houston
  • Cathern Long, Hartville
  • Michael Hamilton, Sparta

 

Central Missouri

  • Beverley Fries, Columbia
  • Betty O’Neal, Fulton
  • Tom Maxwell, Boonville
  • Lorraine Adkins, Jefferson City
  • Barbara Huse, Belle
  • Laura Edwards, Lake Ozark
  • Lucy Brenner, Morrison
  • Bob May, Rolla
  • Robin Pirtle, St. Robert

 

Southeast Missouri

  • Carl Heuiser, Poplar Bluff
  • Kenneth Koehler, Jackson
  • Nell Allgood, Kennett
  • Don Firebaugh, Fredericktown
  • Suellen Fenton, Charleston
  • Ken & Brenda Krieger, St. Mary
  • Glenda Fallert, Bloomsdale
  • Barbara Haubold, Bertrand

 

Northwest Missouri

  • Gloria “Sally” Hoehn, St. Joseph
  • Helen Friedrich, Harrisonville
  • Ken Fitzpatrick, Gladstone
  • Lila McLain, Cainsville
  • Tom Platt, Kansas City
  • Virginia Campbell, Warrensburg
  • Alice Jarman, Higginsville
  • R. Bailey, Chillicothe
  • Michael Phillips, Maryville
  • Joseph Pepper, Weston
  • Gladys Collins, Richmond

 

 

Northeast Missouri

  • Barbara Fisher, Mexico
  • Janet Nixon, Kahoka
  • Ruth Kohl, St. Albans
  • Mildred Sloan, De Soto
  • Betty Creech, Troy
  • Pamela White, Hannibal
  • Jackie Thomas, Madison
  • Carolyn Foushee, Wentzville
  • Will Bolden, Olivette
  • Juan Castro, St. Louis
  • Elena Kenyon, Florissant
  • Horatio Potter, Ladue
  • Jeannie Stuart, Creve Coeur
  • Col. (Ret.) Jaime Torres, St. Louis
  • Timothy Peters, Warrenton