Mary Baker Rumsey Award Recipients

Mary Baker Rumsey was a founder and the first president of the Oklahoma City Junior League.  She believed that volunteers have a positive impact on their community and epitomized this belief through a lifetime of service.  Her son, Joseph Rumsey, funded this award to honor his mother through the Oklahoma City Community Foundation.

PAST RECIPIENTS:
1991 – 1992    Mex Frates

1992 – 1993    Eleanor Kirkpatrick

1993 – 1994    Alicia “Dottie” Lammerts

1994 – 1995    Marion DeVore

1995 – 1996    Dannie Bea Hightower

1996 – 1997    Beth Tolbert

1997 – 1998    Karen Luke

1998 – 1999    Berta Faye Rex

1999 – 2000    Hayden Lowry

2000 – 2001    Jeanne Smith

2001 – 2002    Elizabeth Coe

2003 – 2004    Ann Felton Gilliland

2004 – 2005    Carol Troy

2005 – 2006     Ann Alspaugh

2006 – 2007    Linda Rosser

2007 – 2008    Sandy Meyers

2008 – 2009    Lil Ross

2009 – 2010    Midge Lindsey

2010 – 2011    Barbara Thompson

2011 – 2012    Meg Salyer

2012 – 2013    Kathy Walker

2013 – 2014    Susan Edwards

2014 – 2015    Janie Axton

2015 – 2016    Beth Shortt

2016-2017    Barbara Lynn Eskridge

For more information on this year’s recipient, Barbara Lynn Eskridge, please click here.