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Pud Kearns' 'I Voted' Sticker Starts A Trend

Carlisle headstone with "I voted" stickers
Sharon Spellacy Kroncke
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Lallie Carlisle's headstone with stickers

Pud Kearns with Housewarmers of Greenville relates the story of her great grandmother Lallie Carlisle, who was served as the Hunt County Clerk when her husband passed away, and became the first woman to serve in a government office in Texas.  

Inspired by the story of women putting "I voted" stickers on the gravestone of women's rights leader Susan B. Anthony, Pud put her sticker on the headstone of Mrs. Carlisle at the East Mount Cemetery in Greenville, and after posting a photo on Facebook, has been delighted to find that other women are also putting their "I voted" stickers on Mrs. Carlisle's memorial.

John Mark Dempsey is the host of the public interest program The Blacklands Café from KETR News. Dempsey is also the play-by-play announcer for Commerce Tigers Football on 88.9 FM and on ketr.org.
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