Mendon May Day— 1979
Mendon To Celebrate May Day On Saturday— Continuing a tradition of more than 100 years, Stephanie Muir will be crowned Mendon’s May queen Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on the town square by her consort Scott Hill. The dancing of the maypole will follow, and a program will be held in the Mendon LDS Ward Chapel. Stephanie is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Muir and Scott is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hill. The flower girl will be Kimberly Olsen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Olsen and the crown bearer, Jonathon Watkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Watkins. Members of the court are Cindy Kidman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Kidman, and Tony Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rulon Johnson; Michelle Bird, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Bird, and Stan Wursten, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Wursten; Becky Hilton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Hilton, and Tom Cheney, son of Mr. and Mrs. DeLar Cheney; Belinda Cammack, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Cammack, and Robert Peterson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Peterson; Kristy Kotter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kotter, and Doug Leishman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Leishman. During the afternoon there will be ball games and a variety of races and at 8:30 p.m. there will be a dance in the ward cultural hall. Picture Caption: Stephanie Muir, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Muir, will be crowned Mendon’s May Day Saturday in a celebration that goes back over 100 years. The festivities will begin at 10:30 a.m. on the town square with the crowning of the queen and the maypole dance. During the afternoon there will be ball games and races.
From The Printed Program: Mendon May Day, May 5th, 1979, 10:00 a.m. Queen’s Court: May Queen, Stephanie Muir; Consort, Scott Hill; Flower Girl, Kimberly Olsen; Crown Bearer, Jonathon Watkins. Maids of Honor with Escorts: Cindy Kidman with Tony Johnson; Becky Hilton with Tom Cheney; Kim Earl with Manx Quayle; Michelle Bird with Stan Wursten; Suzette Quinlan with Rex Kidman; Karen Lloyd with Brent T. Bennett; Kristy Kotter with Douglas Leishman; Valeri Lewis with Terrell Fletcher; Belinda Cammack with Robert Peterson; Teri Holdaway with Mike Shelton; Marciea Barrett with Daniel Cheney. Song and Dance Directors: Mendon First Ward, Carolyn Baker, Jenae Baker, Doreen Sorensen, LaVay Larsen and Margaret Johnson. Mendon Second Ward, Julie Kidman, Nola Murray and Judy Shelton. Maypole Dance Accompaniment: Mozelle Sorensen. Maypole Dresses, LaVay Larsen and Margaret Johnson. The 48 Maypole Dancers for 1979—
|Monika Muir||Jill Fonnesbeck||Anita Cheney||Rebekah Cheney|
|Lynn Grover||Nanette Murray||Jennifer Lewis||Jennilyn Quinlan|
|Heidi Doolittle||Janna Doolittle||Joan Johnson||Kristi Bird|
|Heather Barrett||Rosemarie Barrett||Gay Lynn Hopkins||Marcianne Hart|
|Kelli James||Valerie Hudson||Kristine Myers||Amy Watkins|
|Anissa Buxton||Donelle Shelton||Nancy Myers||Shauna Bodrero|
|Teresa Wursten||Angela Nelson||Dawna Lyn Yates||Toni Larsen|
|Heidi Whoolery||Trina Clemensen||Velva Bennett||Teresa Groll|
|Rebecca Whitney||Melissa Whitney||Mickie Palmer||Lisa Whoolery|
|Kristen Larsen||Melissa Larsen||Jennifer Cheney||Paula Palmer|
|Jennifer Hansen||Krista Burlile||Gina Markey||Taci Buxton|
|Sandra Baker||Lisa Larsen||Anjanette Hart||Loni Bird|
May Day Program: We welcome you to our May Day festivities and especially welcome our former queens. We hope that you will enjoy the day with us and have a good time. Introduction of Queen’s Court, T. Kay Sorensen; May Day song, chorister, T. Kay Sorensen, organist, Mozelle Sorensen; prayer, Bishop Paul Willie; welcome and recognition of former queens, Leland Larsen; presentation of trophy to 1979 queen; musical numbers, Lloyd Balls family; vocal solo, George Miller; vocal solo, Doug Kidman; vocal solo, Kimberly Olsen; vocal solo, Clyde Muir; honky-tonk piano, Paula Watkins; musical numbers, Milan Monk; speaker, Lemuel R. Earl, Sr.; musical numbers, queen and her court; prayer, bishop Stanton Barrett. Afternoon Schedule of Events: Races for children, 1:30 p.m., Fred Bowen; junior softball game, 3:00 p.m., Mendon First Ward vs. Mendon Second Ward; commercial softball game, 4:30 p.m. Baker’s Cabinet vs. Cache Country Carpets; May Day dance, 8:30 p.m., music by The Knight Riders. Lunch and refreshments served continually from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the food stand. Thanks to all of you for making this a successful day. First Ward Sunday school, Dennis Kidman, Paul Murray and Don Shelton. Second Ward Sunday school, Max Baker, Leland Larsen and Rulon Johnson.