Thursday, October 13, 2016

75-year Member Pinning Ceremony w/ @AXO_FSU to honor #AXO #FoundersDay

A special tribute today as we look forward to the 131st birthday of Alpha Chi Omega Women's Fraternity, Inc. on October 15th (our Founders' Day at DePauw University, Greencastle, IN).

We celebrate a sister who lived a good life and remained active with #AXO for all her 95 years!

Edith Marjorie "Margie" Smith Green visited the chapter to receive her 75-year member pin in April 2014. Her grandson (an FSU Sigma Chi alumnus), her son and daughter-in-law (an FSU circus alumna and AXO alumna initiate!) accompanied Margie. Our alumnae chapter and the Beta Eta collegians ate dinner, presented her pin, celebrated with cake, took photos and sang. ETE was so blessed to meet Margie and help with the celebration.

Fun Fact:  Margie was best buddies with Mary Budd Holmes. Here are their two bricks from the brick sidewalk at Beta Eta.

(We know the company misspelled devoted! We had it corrected)


Gainesville - Marjorie Smith Green, age 95, died Wednesday at North Florida Regional Medical Center. Marjorie was born in Jacksonville, Florida May 19, 1919 to Paul H. and Edith Miller Smith. She moved to Gainesville from Tampa, Florida in 1945. Margie graduated from FSCW (FSU) wher
e she was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gainesville, the Esther Sunday School Class, the Junior League and a charter member of PEO Chapter FH. She was an avid bridge and domino player. 

Mrs. Green was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Paul. Survivors are two brothers, Ernest and Virgil, two sons, Alonzo Frank Green, III (Pam), Paul Michael Green (Martha), both of Gainesville, Florida; three grandchildren, Michael V. Green, Alonzo Frank Green IV & Paul Wallace Green; five great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. 

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