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Morris SmileyThe Wa-Hi-Nasa is sad to announce the pasisng of long time lodge member Morris Smiley. Morris passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. 

A Celebration of his life will be held Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 2 p.m., at Austin & Bell Greenbrier Chapel, with Bro. Jon Briggs officiating.

He was preceded in death by parents, Turner Pat & Inez Smiley; son-in-law, Terry Worden; great-grandson, Jordan Matthew Starnes; brother-in-law, Bill Hand.

He retired from Ford Glass Plant after 39 yrs. & was a member of BSA Troop 151 for 65 yrs.

He is survived by wife of 51 yrs., Betty Smiley; daughters, Jeanine Smiley (Cecil Jordan), Sandra Worden, Ellan Brooks 

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Lodge Adviser

Opportunities present themselves throughout life and we need to evaluate them and their impact on where they can take us.

Maribeth Hughes has had such an opportunity presented and accepted it. She has transferred to the Dallas area Circle 10 Council effective immediately.
We thank her for the service and dedication she has given our Lodge.

The vacancy of Professional adviser will be filled by Jeremy Belk, who is also the
Upper Cumberland District Executive.

Jeremy’s contact information is, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Lodge Adviser

Information and funeral arrangements for Steve Miller

Steve Miller has spent the past 20+ years dedicated to Scouting in The Walton Trail District and The Middle Tennessee Council. He also served at the Region Level, as well as serving Nationally at events like the National Order of the Arrow Conference. He served as Scout Master for Troop 73 in Carthage where his son Patrick, and many other young men achieved the rank of Eagle. He held numerous positions in the District including District Commissioner, Advancement Chairman, and Order of the Arrow Chapter Advisor. He served at the Council Level in numerous positions including numerous Advisor roles for the Wa-Hi-Nasa Lodge Order of the Arrow. I had the pleasure to serve with Steve on numerous Eagle Scout Boards of review as well as work for him when he headed the trading post at the SR6 Order of the Arrow Conclave. He has 

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Lodge Adviser

For the 1,000 of you that missed NOAC wait till you here the stories and about all the actives there were to do. It’s not too early for you to start planning to attend the 100 year Celebration of the OA in 2015. Our contingent represented our Lodge, Council, and Region very well.
Looking ahead, we will be going to Latimer for Fall Fellowship; Josh Fowler is wrapping up the final details as this edition is going out. There will be a lot of firsts taking place while we are there, are you going to be part of the Legacy, or will you be going, “Wow! I really missed out.” Sign up early as the provided tents will fill up fast and you may need to bring your own. Where else can you go to share in brotherhood, Mountain Bicycling, shooting, kayaking, rappelling, and more? This will also be your chance to seal your membership

Read more: Adviser’s Corner September 2012

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