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Jane Huddleston

Jane Huddleston is a native Celina resident who has spent her life dedicated to preserving the history of the city. Mrs. Huddleston has served her city as a member of the Main Street Board, the Historical Preservation Commission, and as Vice…

Jane Williard

Jane Willard is a lifelong resident of Celina, and a 7th generation Texas. She has held many roles over her decades of service to her community.

Mrs. Willard currently serves as the appointed member of the NTTA Board of Directors. She was first…

Retha Davis Tibbals

Retha Davis Tibbals had energetic curiosity which made her a lifelong learner and avid reader. Education was a large passion for herself and her family. Mrs. Tibbals and her husband Harry Tibbals, encouraged and financed college educations for their…

Rita Smith

Rita Gallagher Smith was a dedicated member of the Wylie Community, along with her husband Truett Smith.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Smith were passionate about traveling, and being together.
Even while exploring the world Mr. and Mrs. Smith still stayed…

Jerry Bryant

Jerry Bryant attended Farmersville ISD and later graduated from Farmersville High School. Mrs. Bryant received her Registered Nurse (RN) degree in June of 1948 at McKinney City County Hospital.

Mrs. Bryant served as a Registered Nurse for over 40…

Judy Rucker

Judy Duvall Rucker graduated from McMurry University and began her teaching career in Abilene, Texas in 1953. She taught in San Angelo ISD from 1966 – 1984 and was voted Elementary Teacher of the Year in 1979. In 1984, she taught 3rd grade in Prosper…

Cynthia A. Cockrell

Cynthia Ann "Queenie" Tolleson moved to Prosper in 1963, graduated from Prosper High School in 1974, received a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 1978, and earned a Masters of Science degree from Texas A&M Commerce in 1987. As a…

Lois Nelson

Lois Nelson was a long-term supporter and employee of the Princeton Community Library. After dropping out of High School in 1927 to care for her 5 siblings Mrs. Nelson still dreamed of becoming a librarian.

After the death of her husband Mrs.…