HUGH BATES: from Gerri Swarm and Becca Cuddy
Sadly, we learned that Hugh Bates passed away this morning. Hugh was Postmaster Retired Clanton Alabama. He served two separate terms as National President NAPUS, and has served on the Signature Federal Credit Union Board of Directors for many years. He will be greatly missed by all of us.
Cards may be mailed to the Bates Family at:
304 Hoyt Brownie Road, Clanton AL 35045.
JANET AUSTEN, RETIRED POSTMASTER
Janet L. Austen, 81, of Leesburg, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Court House Manor in Washington Court House.
Janet served as Postmaster of Lees Creek and Leesburg for a combined total of 34 years, retiring in 1992. Janet was active in the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Postmasters of United States. She served on numerous committees, in addition, serving as the editor of The Buckeye, State President, and National Convention Chairman for the National Postmasters Convention held in Columbus, Ohio in 1984. After retiring, Janet served as President of the National Association of Retired Postmasters.
Donations may be made to:
Franklin Graham's Operation Christmas Child Shoebox ministery
POB 3000, Boone NC 28607
Hospice of Fayette County
222 N Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House OH 43160
Leesburg United Methodist Church
117 Church St, Leesburg OH 45135
Paul Bates, Retired Postmaster
Paul Bates, the retired Postmaster of Bradford, passed on December 1, 2018. Paul was a long standing member of the NAPUS organization. Condolences may be sent to his wife:
Piqua OH 45356