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    Legend Texas Heroes Donors

    Dr. Glen Sample Ely

    Leighton and James Donnell

    Ann Lewis Lawrence in memory of F. Lee Lawrence

    Bobbie and John Nau


    Leadership Circle: $1000 +


    Leslie Kirk Courson

    Donna Carter

    Nancy Hayter

    Catherine McKnight

    Tom Perini

    Julian O. Read

    Glenna Wagenschein

    Larry White

    Brenda Whorton

    Welcome Wilson, Jr.


    Patron of Preservation :$35+

    Craig Adams in honor of Dr. Mark Saka

    Janell Appleby in honor of Fran Hoerster

    Janet Atkins

    Stephen Austin

    George Avery in honor of George and Marianne Avery

    Alvin Bates

    Thomas Bennett

    Richard Bianchi

    Orville Blum

    Theodora Boehm

    James Branton

    Leslie P. Brown

    Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Brundrett

    John L. Byrd

    James Carroll

    John Chandler

    Dr. Terry Colley

    Larry Coggins

    Joe Cox

    Robert Crosser

    Daughters of the American Revolution Sarah Pound Chapter

    Margaret Culbertson

    Rebecca Nelson Davis

    Shirley Davis

    Austin Dickson

    Betty Jo Dunlap

    Dennis Durkee

    Barbara Eaves

    Eric Fickessen

    Charles Fitch in honor of Bernice Bell Mistrot

    Daniel Fox

    Marilyn Fackler

    Helen George in memory of Stefan George

    Stuart B. Gleichenhaus

    The Honorable Woodrow W.  & Kristine L. Gossom Jr.

    Sarah Gould

    Madison and Beth Althaus Graham

    Marilyn Hale

    Barbara Hall

    James Harris

    Diane Hartman

    Jim Hayne

    Daniel Hernandez

    Georgia Herreth in memory of Rena Ramzel Rice

    Michael Holleran

    Patty Horridge

    Meta Butler Hunt

    Lee Jones

    Jason Joyner

    Ann and Tom Kelsey

    Daniel and Marilyn Laney

    Trudy Lewis

    Patsy and Walter Light in honor of Felix Almaraz

    Luther King Capital Management 

    Andrew Malof

    Graeme Marston

    Mary Jane McReynolds

    Erin Meshell

    Ginni and Richard Mithoff

    Barry Moore

    Michael Moore

    Caroline Murrin Dulle

    Mary Hartwig

    Rodney Nelson

    Betty Oglesbee

    Charlene Orr

    Mark Oxner

    Ann Pfeiffer

    Sandra Pickett

    Johnney Pollan

    Ronald Poole

    Lydia Powell in honor Linda Valdez

    MariBen Ramsey

    Marilyn N. Read

    Angela Reed

    Tom Rhodes

    Ann Sebesta

    Sue Sitton

    Charles Smith

    Joe Specht

    Frank Stevenson

    Dwayne Thompson

    Susan Treat

    Arlan Varner

    Isela Vela 

    Lynn Vogt

    Kim Wagert

    James Waller

    Bob Ward

    Fannie Watson

    Cheryl Webb in memory of Wes Webb

    Sandra Wiley

    Michael Williams

    Cynthia Womack

    Student Circle: $25

    Michael Doss

    Gloria Elam

    Donald and Janine Elder

    Arthur A. Flache

    Kit Herrington 

    Alvin Lynn

    Virginia Mcalester

    Donna M. Olson

    Elizabeth Strong

    Anne and Mike Vance