UDC members attend convention

by | November 30, 2017 7:34 am

Sixteen Tennessee Division United Daughters of the Confederacy members recently attended the 124th Annual UDC General Convention held at the Renaissance Work Golf Village Resort, in St. Augustine, Florida.

The Tennessee Division received 18 awards. Captain Sally Tompkins 2123 member Donna Hamilton received the Perdue Cup for the most interesting and original diary of a Confederate Soldier. Pamela Wood received the Wittichen Trophy of the Division securing the best collection of Confederate letters. The President’s Trophy was presented to Division President Matilda Speck for the Best Division President’s Report. Betty Ledbetter served as Convention Page. Reporting on the Monument and Memorial Markers Committee was General Chairman Barbara Parsons.

Pictured are front row, L-R: Betty Ledbetter, Captain Sally Tompkins 2123; Mary Loyd Reneau, William Wesley Elam 2557; Pat Bryson President General; Matilda Speck Tennessee Division President, Captain Sally Tompkins 2123;Barbara Parsons, Captain Sally Tompkins 2123; Elaine Russell, Capt. W. Y. C. Hannum 1881; back row, L-R: Linda Fritz, John Hunt Morgan 2593; Nancy Todd, Gayoso 2423; Betty Brown, Kate Litton Hickman 597; Teresa Deathridge, General Robert Hatton 329; Nelma Crutcher, Fort Donelson 1582; Donna Hamilton, Captain Sally Tompkins 2123, Sarah Vise, Captain Nathaniel A. Wesson 2396; Carolyn Carr, Captain Sally Tompkins 2123; Jeanell Kutterer, Confederate Gray 2681; Gail Story, Captain Nathaniel A. Wesson 2396; not pictured Susan Church, Old Hickory 747.

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