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Patsy Dumas (1992)

Patsy Dumas (1992)

Patsy Dumas has served as a local community banker for 51 years. Starting as a file clerk in the back room of the former F & M State Bank, she moved through the ranks of bookkeeping and the proof department, to head teller and on the lending secretary. She later became a loan officer and Dumas joined First National Bank of Burleson in 1999 as Vice President providing personal and business loans. In 2008, she was elected to the Board of Directors. Later in 2013, Dumas was commercial lender and remains active in the Burleson community. Dumas and her family have Jived in Burleson for 59...

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Sharon Wright (1993)

Sharon Wright (1993)

There is no place like home and Johnson County is where I have proudly called home my entire life. In 1970, my husband, Howard, and I moved to Burleson. We love the small family friendly atmosphere in Burleson but also enjoy the very progressive city. After a lengthy career with a major telecommunications corporation, I retired and formed a consulting and training company. After totally retiring, I continued to volunteer with the Burleson Area Chamber of Commerce, The Athena Society of Burleson and Meals on Wheels of Johnson/Ellis Counties. My husband and I enjoy supporting organizations...

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Laurie Evans (1994)

Laurie Evans (1994)

Laurie Evans wasn’t born in Texas, but she got here as soon as she could. Laurie grew up in South Dakota, and she and her family moved to Odessa in 1982. They relocated to Burleson in 1984. Laurie has been employed by Huguley Memorial Medical Center since 1985 where she has worked in accounting, volunteer services, administration, marketing and development. Most recently she is the Marketing/Development Specialist and Coordinator of HuguleyPlus Senior Services. Laurie was the 1994 Athena Award recipient. She received this honor for her commitment and influence upon others at Huguley, and for...

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Vera Calvin (1995)

Vera Calvin (1995)

Vera Calvin, husband Stacy, and their two daughters moved to Burleson in 1957. She grew up in Terrell, Texas and they lived in Corsicana, Texas for six years. They both became involved in community, school, church and county activities. Vera worked in a variety of jobs so she could be involved in her daughters’ activities as they grew up and attended school, Her husband knew how she always dreamed of a college education and encouraged her to pursue her dreams. Vera earned her Licensed Vocational Nurse Certification from Johnson County Hospital in 1967 and later an Associate Degree in...

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Rosie Perez (1997)

Rosie Perez (1997)

2015 ATHENA Society of Burleson Treasurer Rosie Perez has been in banking for over thirty years. She is vice president and branch Manager of National Bank of Texas in Burleson. She completed SMU graduate school of banking “SWGSB.” She formerly worked for Burleson State Bank and other banks in Fort Worth. Her banking experience and expertise has resulted in her serving as treasurer and finance committees for the Athena Society of Burleson, BACC, Big Red Booster Club and other groups. She was honored in 2006 with the “Making a Difference Award” for the State of Texas...

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Ella Dean Phillips (1999)

Ella Dean Phillips (1999)

Ella Dean Phillips is a native Texan, born in Fort Worth and a resident of the Burleson area since 1970. She began her community involvement as Preschool PTA President, Sunday school teacher, Women of the Church president, Cub Scout den mother, and an avid supporter for her three sons’ many sports and school activities. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and graduated from Tarrant County College. She retired from her professional career after 30 years as Burleson Branch Manager for EECU Community Credit Union, and is a Certified Credit Union Executive. She received the...

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