The American Ace of Aces, Eddie Rickenbacker, was a successful race car driver, fighter pilot, airline executive, wartime advisor, and elder statesman. Few aces achieved so much in so many different lifetime roles.
On Friday, May 9th, 2014, Greenville Lodge #245 held a Past Masters Banquet. Members of Greenville Lodge and members of surrounding lodges in the area were invited to attend. Present were 14 Past Masters, which included the District Deputy Grand Master of the 2nd Southern Area of A.F. & A.M. of Illinois, Dennis Nance. A meal was served to the 48 Masons and their guests.
PM's Greenville Lodge
Afterwards, Worshipful Master Larry Sayler presented two awards to attending brethren. Worshipful Brother David Barbey received a 50 year pin and certificate and Worshipful Brother Kenneth Henry received an appreciation award plaque for his 50+ years of loyal service to the Masonic fraternity and Greenville Lodge #245.
Larry Sayler and David Barbey
Brother Henry was raised in Cairo Lodge and was a Past Master there and is currently a member or Greenville Lodge and Gordon Lodge #473 in Pocahontas. Attached are photos taken of the award recipients and the Past Masters in attendance.
Larry Sayler and Ken Henry
Submitted by Brother Richard Cornelius
Secretary, Greenville Lodge 245
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