|Past Potentate J.G. “Jimmie” Sanders 1982
|J.G. “Jimmie” Sanders of Clifton Forge, Virginia was elected th
e 63rd potentate of Kazim Shriners, A.A.O.N.M.S., at its annual meeting on Saturday, January 16, 1982. Sanders was born in Clifton Forge where he attended public schools and from 1937 to 1941 he attended Hampton-Sydney College. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II from 1942 to 1946.Jimmie is a member of the Clifton Forge Lodge No. 166, Alleghany Royal Arch Chapter #24, Alleghany Commandery No. 23 and Roanoke Scottish Rite Bodies, having the honor of being a 32° K.C.C.H.Jimmie is married to the former Janet A. Jamison of Boones Mill, VA. They have three children , Mrs. Thelma S. Blair of Bristol, VA, John G. Sanders Jr. of Chesapeake, VA and Ellen S. Leeds of Woodbridge, VA. They also have five grandchildren. Janet and Jimmie are members of the Clifton Forge Baptist Church of which he is a deacon.Reprinted from KAZIM Shriners MAGAZINE 1982
|Past Potentate Dr. Wallace C. Nunley Sr. 1989
|Dr. Wallace C. Nunley, Sr of Clifton Forge, Virginia Kazim’s 70th
Potentate, graduated from Rainelle High School, Rainelle, West Virginia, from Hampton – Sydney and the University of Virginia Medical School completing his residency at the University of Virginia in 1950. He recently retired after practicing medicine for over forty years.”Doc” is not only known as an outstanding diagnostician, businessman, community leader, and humanitarian but is known by the love he shows his family. He has and currently holds many positions within the medical and business professions.He was raised in the Midland Trail Lodge No. 166, A.F. & A.M. , Rainelle, West Virginia, on September 27, 1944 and is presently a member of Clifton Forge Lodge No. 166, A.F. & A.M. the Roanoke Scottish Rites Bodies, Clifton Forge and Hot Springs Shrine Clubs. He was appointed to the Kazim Shriners Divan in 1982.In 1997 Dr. Nunley was elected President of the South Atlantic Association which covers seven states. He was the second person from Kazim Shriners to receive this honor.Dr. Nunley is married to the former Marguerite Maddux of Charlottesville, Virginia and they have a son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Wallace C. Nunley Jr. and Donna of Charlotte, North Carolina and a daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn Sue and Howard P. Wilkinson Jr. of West Point, Virginia. They have four grandchildren, W.C. “Clay” III and Ryan Nunley, and Katherine and Preston Wilkinson.Reprinted from KAZIMER MAGAZINE / MAY 1989
|Past Potentate James R. Eller 1998
|Jim Eller was born July 4, 1952 in Clifton Forge, Va.
And attended local public schools, Greenbrier Military School, and Emory and Henry College. He and his wife Joyce Ann attend Central United Methodist Church where he has served as Chairman of the Administrative Board and Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Noble Eller was raised to the Degree of Master Mason in 1974 in Clifton Forge Lodge #166. He has twice been elected to serve his Lodge as Master; first in 1978 and again in 1986. In 1992, the Grand Master of Masons in Virginia appointed him to serve as District Deputy Grand Master of the 23rd Masonic District. He is a member and Past High Priest of Alleghany Chapter #24, R.A.M., a member of Alleghany Commandery #23, K.T. and a member of the Roanoke Scottish Rite Bodies.Eller was created a Noble in Kazim Shriners in 1974. He is a member and past President of both the Clifton Forge and Hot Springs Shrine Clubs. He is a member of the Director’s Staff, an honorary member of the Car Unit, and a member and Past Director of Roanoke Court #59, Royal Order of Jesters.Reprinted from KAZIMER – VOL. XCVIII NO.2 APRIL 1998 / MAY 1998
|Past Potentate Glenn R. Perry
|Illustrious Glenn R. Perry was born on July 1, 1956 in
Bridgeport, Connecticut, and is the son of Davina D. Perry and the late Noble George R. Perry. His family moved to Clifton Forge in 1958 where he was raised. He is married to the former Cindy Coffman and they have a son and daughter-in-law, Keenan and Carrie Entsminger, and a daughter and son-in-law Kara and Brandon Caldwell. They reside in Clifton Forge, Virginia and attend the Clifton Forge Baptist Church.Glenn graduated from Clifton Forge High School in 1974 and Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in 1977 with a degree in nursing. He is the CEO of Farrar’s Inc., which includes Mountain Regional Hospice and Regional Home Care, and The Club Car Shop and Deli.Glenn was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on March 18, 1985, in Clifton Forge Lodge #166 and is a chartered life member and Trustee. He served as Worshipful Master in 1992 and District Deputy Grand Master of the 23rd Masonic District in 1998 with MW and Ill. Albert H. Tignor, Jr. He is a member of Alleghany Royal Arch Chapter #24, and the Roanoke Scottish Rite Bodies. In June of 2007, he was invested with the Honorary Demolay Legion of Honor.He was created a Noble of Kazim Temple in 1985. He is a member of Kazim Car Unit, where he served as its first President and is currently the Secretary and Treasurer. He is a Past President of the Clifton Forge Shrine Club, and is currently the Secretary and Treasurer, and belongs to the Hot Springs Shrine Club, Roanoke Valley Shrine Club and Lynchburg Shrine Club. He is a chartered member of Texohtic Cuemitl, Teocalli No. 801, Order of Quetzalcoatl, and Roanoke Court No. 59, Royal Order of Jesters, where he is serving as Leading Man.Glenn was appointed to the Divan as Outer Guard in 1998 by Illustrious James R. Eller, and was elected as Oriental Guide in 2004.