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Welcome to the                          
Woodville Lions Club, Texas, USA - #001420

mail:  P.O. Box 111, Woodville, TX 75979
physical:  755 US Hwy. 190E

 Thursdays at 12:00 noon - you'll come on by ...  

  Except 2nd Thursdays - 6:30 pm    

Take Hwy. 190 East of the town square about 1.5 miles.
On the left as you crest the small hill - see our sign  

Woodville Lions Facebook

Lions District 2-S1 ~ District Newsletters ~ New District Facebook ... [Original District FB] ~ Our International Headquarters.  From humble beginnings in 1917, Lions International has grown to 44,600+ clubs in 190 countries with membership of 1.4 million.  Primarily, we help the blind and hard of seeing, and we all help others in many ways.
Other General Web site: ~ District MD2, Texas has a long history with Lions

Star Eye Glasses Connie Gibson - 409-673-5067

Tyler County Chamber of Commerce ~ City of Woodville
in the Texas Piney Woods


Our motto - We Serve
~   2022-23 Woodville Lions Club Leadership   ~

President Sarah Stephens

1st Vice President Clifton Flowers

2nd Vice President Stanley Cleberg

3rd Vice President Blacke Buckner

Secretry Connie Gibson

Treasurer Sondra Williams

Tail Twister Ronnie Pryor

Membership Chair Tammy Boyette
Immed. Past Pres. Jeff Fatheree

Eyeglasses Connie Gibson   

Publicity Connie Gibson

Director Steve Evans

Director Jerry Loos

Director Randy Carter

Director Sondra Williams

Director Gwynne Wiegard

Director Gary Dannar

Director Ken Weaver

Direcctor Ronnie Pryor


Old Officers Manual 2009-08  ~ 

 Woodville Lions Important Documents

Our Club History

Our Past Presidents

History of Lions - District 2-S1

Our Lions Dues Structure 

Our Constitution Rev. Oct. 2001

Our Charter - January 1948

Proclamation for 60 Years - Judge Blanchette

Proclamation - Mayor Tony Castillo


PDG Penny's Training Manuel

Lions Training Manuel 2008-09   



Woodville Lions Officers 2021-2022 - click to see higher resolution v

Lions 2021-2022 Officers

Woodville Lions held their annual installation of officers at Lion President Sondra Williams' home east of Woodville, Thursday evening, May 14. The incoming officers are President Jeff Fatheree, VP Sarah Stephens, VP Clifton Flowers, Secretary Brian Smith, Treasurer Elizabeth Grammer, and directors Randy Carter, Christine Flowers, Bill Spurlock, Ronnie Pryor, Dist. Governor Ken Jobe, Deborah Smith, Steven Evans, Jerry Loos, Qwynne Wiegard, Gary Dannar, and Ken Weaver. As many know, the Lions sponsor the Tyler County Rodeo and other fundraisers to raise money to help those in the community, including eye glass, camp sponsorships, and education scholarships. Lions International has been designated by Helen Keller as "Knights of the Blind" for all the work they do internationally to help with blindness, sponsoring surgery clinics and providing seeing eye dogs, and more. Woodville Lions meet every Thursday at noon at the Lions Den a mile east of town on Hwy. 190. 

Lions Installation Awards


 Lions Officers 2019
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Woodville Lions Club held its installation Thursday evening, June 27 to a nearly full house. Outgoing President Bryan Weatherford passed the gavel to incoming President Ken Jobe. There was a great program on the Lions Camp presented by Cherie Stanley and her daughter Annie Stanley who has gone to eight camps in a row. Jobe highlighted the work of the Lions Camp in Kerrville, TX, and challenged the Lions to support it.  New incoming officers pictured (L-R) are Elizabeth Grammar, Sondra Williams, Lori Benthall, Amy Bythewood, Jobe, Weatherford, Ronnie Pryor, Brian Smith, Deborah Smith, Randy Carter, Steve Evans, Tommy Weaver, Ken Weaver, and Ron Keef.

Lions Scholarships 2019

Woodville Lions gave out ten scholarships to graduating seniors, and all were invited to the annual installation banquet. Those making it to the banquet are pictured (L-R) incoming President Ken Jobe, Adrian Prince, Jackie Hughes, Kemo Moran, Caleb Powell, Kaitlyn Odom, and outgoing President Bryan Weatherford. Others not present included Leo Brady Stephens, Leo Frankie Carona, Kaylee Allen, Penny Brackin, Brooke Byley, and Alexandra Tolar.

Woodville Lions Club installed officers Thursday evening, June 28, 2018 for the 2018-19 year.  Incoming Woodville Lions President Bryan Weatherford receives the gavel from outgoing President Jacob Spivey surrounded by most of the incoming officers:  (L-R) Tail Twister Ronnie Pryor, Secretary Lori Benthal, Program Chair Keith Bellamy, Eyeglasses Director Deborah Smith, Membership Chair Brian Smith, Director Randy Carter, Director Ron Keef, Spivey, Weatherford, Directors Steve Evans, Ken Weaver, Tommy Weaver, and 3rd V.P. and Leo Sponsor Ken Jobe.  They meet every Thursday at noon at the Lions Den just east of town on Hwy. 190. They host the Tyler County Rodea and gave 11 $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors, and bought eye glasses for a few dozen school children—their motto, “We Serve.”  See photo here.

Woodville Lions Club held its annual installation of officers on Thursday evening, June 30, 2017, at their Lions Den just west of Woodville.  In the photo are seated (L-R) incoming President Brian Smith, District Governor Ed Stiles and Past President Ken Jobe;  standing (L-R) are Ronnie Pryor, Deborah Smith, 1st VP Bryan Weatherford, 3rd VP Laura Winegeart, 2nd VP Jacob Spivey, Keith Bellamy, Ken Weaver, Treas. Rachel Iglesias, Randy Carter, Tommy Weaver and Ron Keef.  The Lions meet every Thursday at Noon, have a program, and always welcome guests.  For more info see their web site at, their motto being Liberty Intelligence Our Nation’s Safety.  See photo here.   


See 65th Anniversary Chili Supper Entertainment
Lion Dr. Brian Babin, daughter Kirsten Spurlock, and Bob Dannar
sing "Daddy Sang Bass"


Dr. Brian Babin Sings


Woodville Lions 65th Anniversary Proclamations from
Tyler County Commissioners Court and Judge Jacques Blanchette
City of Woodville Mayor Ben Bythewood

65th Anniversary Photo

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Monday, August 12, the Tyler Commissioners Court and City of Woodville presented proclamations of recognition to the Woodville Lions Club for their 65th Anniversary of service to good people of the county.  The club has given countless scholarships, helped many children with eyeglasses, and sent many children to its Texas Lions Camp (  In the photo (L-R) are Asst. District Attorney and Lion Lou Cloy, Sheriff Bryan Weatherford, Woodville School Principal and Lion Morgan Wright, Lion Steve Evans, Lion Jeff Webb, Tyler County Constable-Emergency Manager and Lion Dale Freeman, Lion Ronnie Pryor, Lion Randy Carter, Tyler County Hospital HR Chief and Lion Lion Ken Jobe, Lion Russ Nalley, Lion District Governor Rev. Duncan Parish, Lion Sergio Ramos, Mayor and Lion Ben Bythewood, Commissioner Mike Marshall, Lion President Jan Smith, Tyler Count Judge and Lion Jacques Blanchette, Lion Bran Smith, Commissioner Jack Walston, Lion Deborah Smith, Commissioner Martin Nash, Lion Bill Reed, Lion Dr. Michael Maness, Lion Jim Muir, Asst. District Attorney and Lion Dan Hunt, Lion Janet Muir, Lion Dr. Keith Bellamy, Lion Sammie Brown, and Court Chief of Security and Lion Terry Riley.


Lions Club, October 6, 2013

Lions Club

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 65th Anniversary Proclamation by County          65th Anniversary Proclamation by Woodville

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Article by President Jan Smith

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Lions Sign

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Lions Charter
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Woodville Lions Charter 1948 - with bullet hole


Woodville Lions Club, Lions Den




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