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Librarian

Jerrie Lynne Townsend, American Librarian. Avocations: genealogy, historical research. F C. Named Competent Toastmaster, Out-to-Lunch Toastmasters, Tulsa, 1985; elected to Broken Arrow Hall of Fame, 1996.

Background

Townsend, Jerrie Lynne was born on July 19, 1951 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Charles Ray Senior and Billie Jean (Morgan) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Arkansas State University, 1973. Master of Library and Information Science, University Oklahoma, 1987.

Career

Secretary division art, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, 1973-1974;administrative secretary, Steelship Corporation, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1974;teacher 5th grade, Coleman Middle School, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, 1974-1975;secretary I Management Development Center, U. Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1975-1976;secretary II, City of Tulsa, 1976-1978;administrative secretary, City of Tulsa, 1978-1980;executive secretary, Hilti, Inc., Tulsa, 1980;statistical assistant, Hilti, Inc., Tulsa, 1980-1982;sales promotion, marketing analyst, Hilti, Inc., Tulsa, 1982-1987;manager sales planning, Hilti, Inc., Tulsa, 1987-1996;office assistant, White River Irrigation District, Stuttgart, Arkansas, 1997-1998;librarian, Phillips Community College of University of Arkansas, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Avocations: genealogy, historical research. F C.

Religion

The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Member Citizen's Committee MTTA/City of Broken Arrow (Oklahoma) Business Service, 1977-1979, Office Science Advisory Committee Tulsa Junior College, 1980-1983, Civic Center Committee, Broken Arrow, 1988-1990, Broken Arrow City Council, 1990-1997, Special Transportation Advisory Committee, Tulsa, 1995-1996. President Friends of Broken Arrow Library., 1984-1985. Board directors Indian Nation Council Governments, Tulsa, 1992-1997.

Secretary board trustees Broken Arrow Comty. Playhouse, 1992-1994. Vice mayor Broken Arrow, 1992-1997.

Vice president Broken Arrow History Society, 1992-1993, president, 1994-1995. Library Broken Arrow Genealogical Society, 1985, secretary, 1992-1994. Member Grand Prairie History Society.

President Grand Prairie Genealogical Society, since 1998. Treasurer United Methodist Women First United Methodist Church, Stuttgart, since 1999. Member Professional Secretaries International (recording secretary Tulsa chapter 1979-1980, president 1980-1981, Outstanding Member of Year 1983), Stuttgart Business and Professional Women (secretary since 1998), Chi Omega (philanthropic chair Grand Prairie Alumni chapter).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Genealogy, historical research.

Connections

Married Dennis Ewell Townsend, June 15, 1975 (deceased June 1980).

father:
Charles Ray Senior Jones

mother:
Billie Jean (Morgan) Jones

spouse:
Dennis Ewell Townsend