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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…

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…

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…

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…

Gussie Nell Davis

Gussie Nell Davis is best known for creating a "first" for Texas and the nation when Kilgore College hired her in 1940 to organize a group of girls to perform at half-time college football games. Her efforts produced the Kilgore College Rangerettes,…

Judith Ann Harlow

Judith Ann Lindsey Harlow was a life-long Anna resident. She began school in Anna at the age of 6 in 1941 and graduated from Anna High School in 1953.

Mrs. Harlow was the first secretary of Anna ISD and worked for the school district for 27 years.…

Paula Ross

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When not working as an interior designer Paula Ross dedicated her time to keeping the history of the City of Allen alive. Mrs. Ross is president of the Allen Heritage Guild, a member of both the Collin County Historical Commission and the Allen Arts…

Amanda Dunbar

Amanda Dunbar moved to Allen when she was 12 years old and quickly became a child prodigy artist. Ms. Dunbar began oil painting under the tutelage of Mr. Ferguson at Ford Middle School. By the end of two summers she had created close to 100…