Pavon said she was incredibly happy to see so many of the volunteers she had worked with over the last decade come to show their support. She said that her children, Anabella Wilson and Hugo Pavon, had also come to surprise her. She said she and her husband, Eduardo, had visited Wilson in Nashville over the weekend, but had no idea that she and her husband planned to show up at the reception. Hugo drove in from his home in Louisville, she said.
John Tedder, the RSVP Executive Director for the four-county area, said Pavon’s beauty was both outward and inward, calling her “the classiest lady working for PACS in many years.” He said her successor, Carmen Finley, would carry on that class, and that no one could do it without the hard work of so many willing volunteers. He asked the volunteers to raise their hands, and about half of the people in the room did.
RSVP Director Patricia Evans presented Pavon with a gift in the shape of a teardrop. Pavon Evans and appropriately took the gift while choking back tears. Echoing Tedder’s sentiment of Pavon’s meticulously maintained, classy appearance, Evans said Pavon was a jewel.
“Lorna is that hidden jewel,” Evans said. “From her makeup to her clothing to her stunning jewelry that God has blessed Dr. Pavon to shower on his wife. Most of all, she is loving and intimate with her volunteers.”
Evans said that instead of sending typed invitations to volunteers for the annual volunteer appreciation luncheon, Pavon had insisted on handwriting about 150 of them.
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