Pioneer Family Of The Year
Bixby Historical Society sponsors the Pioneer Family of the Year Award. The honored family is presented at the annual Pioneer Breakfast held in conjunction with the Bixby Green Corn Festival.
Criteria for Pioneer Family of the Year is based upon the family’s longevity & continued residence in the area and their significant contribution to the growth and development of Bixby. The family is chosen from a list of nominees presented by members of Bixby Historical Society. Nominees who were in the area prior to 1929 and meet the additional criteria are given first consideration.
2008 – Earnest & Frances (Claypool) Garrett
2007 – Antone & Vadie (Gates) Genoff
2006 – Othello & Hettie (Rambo) Henderson
2005 – Christopher J. & Mary L. (Robison) Mulkey
2004 – David & Dillie (Neubauer) Phillips
2003 – Emory & Stella (Scott) Moore
2002 – Elmer Grady & Ira Belle (Beene) Martin
2001 – John Roy & Ella (Gaddy) Kulp
2000 – Preston Clark & Susan (Bolton) Cox
1999 – Elmer E. & Ida (Baker) Ethridge