Las Cruces Sun-News Las Cruces, New Mexico Sunday, February 25, 1962 Mrs. Laurelle S.M. Apperson

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Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Sunday, February 25, 1962
Mrs. Laurelle S.M. Apperson - Interest . .\ , '' , ' - . . * 5/ie May Be A...
Interest . .\ , '' , ' - . . * 5/ie May Be A Newcomer -But She Is No Stranger Newcomer she _may be,"but «· · alrangcrvshe Is not, for .she -read:" - ily makes friends" With he"t radial- in£ personality. - '. ·/ * ·· r, That's Mrs. S. M. (Ljiurcljc) Appereon -- the chic, 'vivacious wife of the new .manager of, Me- sllla Valley Chamber of .Com- -.m^rce. " 1 " ' · · : .- ; · " % A'lthough she has ^ee'n In Las,. Ctuce^: only -about ,two 'months, Mra, Appei-aori ·!»' already .'getting . (he swing 'of civic' afiair^.'maklng" her "niche In . the .community, -' Comeji As : No Surprise ' However, that's no surprise when one Icarus of her numerous .atx:ompHshrnents. For .' inBtance 1 ; she owned . and successfully op- ' crated; the iTRrvin."'rurner Engineering ' Co. in Austin, having stepped Into the business nfier the death' of her 'first hvisband. And she had closed her interior decorating business'- to take that over Rfld become-the head of her ' family -- a, son, Marvin Turner Jr., now 17 and a junior In high school,' and .a daughter, .Maria (now Mrs. Douglas Chjlton), who la a junior at University of T6?c- as . studying . interior decorating Baptist .. major Is tcr stu3y of law'^0,,^, On Cni'ccs - . 1 , ^ V hat does she think of TJIS .Cruces? · ' - - "It's delightful and interesting/' Laurelle Apperson said, "and from an" engineering 'and sub-division" standpoint, I think Las Cruces has grown beautiful !y, . . -And NewAIexico State University ig a beautiful pail of the city." . Aa for hobbies now, naturally Interior decorating la the main one. "Bui I love people," she e,\claimed, "and I enjoy cooking, MRS. S, M. APPERSON especia) ly whippi ng up «xotio dishes." "Mrs. Apperson, a graduate of tho University of Texas in Aua- tin, mnjorcd tn sociology and studied interipr decorating'. She , is a past prosidsnt of the Austin chapter · of Chi 'Omega alumnae and 1 R. charier member of the Forty, Acr«.j Club for alumnf of the university: Several "Firsts' . ; · Among other accomplishments I*nureUe was the first chairman of the Heart Fund -drive in Austin, an organization In which she if still vitally interested. She Is (See Page 7)

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  1. Las Cruces Sun-News,
  2. 25 Feb 1962, Sun,
  3. Page 6

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  • Las Cruces Sun-News Las Cruces, New Mexico Sunday, February 25, 1962 Mrs. Laurelle S.M. Apperson

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