Skip to content

Sharon Brandon Honored for 40 Years of Service to TWHBEA

LEWISBURG, Tenn. - TWHBEA Secretary/Treasurer Sharon Brandon was honored for 40 years of service to the Association during its semiannual board of director’s meeting on May 25, 2002.

Mrs. Brandon received a 40-year service pin, a diamond and sapphire Tennessee Walking Horse watch, a dozen roses and dinner for two at a popular Nashville restaurant.

She began her tenure at TWHBEA on August 11, 1962. She served as a clerk until being elected to the position of secretary/treasurer in May of 1966 by the board of directors. She is only the third person in the 67-year history of the association to fill that position.

“I would like to thank the many wonderful people whom I have been blessed and honored to be associated with over the last 40 years, the friendships that have been formed, and the opportunities that have been afforded me due to being with the Association,” she said. “I’d like to thank my husband and my family at home, as well as my work family for their tolerance and support, and my God for his many blessings. I appreciate so much the lovely watch, the roses, and the reception following the board meeting. I hope that I have been able to make a contribution to the Association and the Tennessee Walking Horse industry which I have grown to love and enjoy, and that I can continue for many years to come.”

As secretary/treasurer, Mrs. Brandon is responsible for the daily administration and management of the breed registry, including the proper registration and transfer of horses. She has the sole authority to guarantee the authenticity of registrations and transfers based on information received. She is also responsible for maintaining the TWHBEA accounts, including investments and disbursements of TWHBEA funds.

“Sharon is one of the most incredible ladies I’ve ever had the privilege of knowing,” said Bob Cherry, TWHBEA Executive Director. “She is one of the most dedicated, loyal, accountable and responsible people I’ve ever known. She takes the word ‘responsible’ to a new level. I am so proud to have had the opportunity to work with her for the past 11 of her 40 years.”

On a personal note, Mrs. Brandon is a lifelong resident of Lewisburg, Tenn. She and her husband, Joe, have been married for 39 years. They have two sons, Joey and Nathan, and four grandchildren.

More Stories

  • Obituary – Mary Ella Burke

    Mary Ella Burke of Wildersville, Tennessee, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021, at the age of 82. She is preceded in death by her husband, Earnest F. Burke, her mother Beaulah Johnson and father Ray Johnson... Read More
  • Walking Horse Owners Association presents the Charles B. Howard Memorial Fund Scholarship

    The Walking Horse Owners Association is honored to announce the Charles B. Howard Scholarship program for the year 2021-2022. Affectionately known as “Charlie”, he would want to help a career minded student to reach their potential and proudly present these first awards... Read More
  • Live from Liberty Lions Club

    ReporTV will provide live streaming coverage from the Liberty Lions Club Horse Show, Friday, June 18, beginning at 6:00 pm... Read More
  • The Money Tree Classic never disappoints!

    The WHTA Auxiliary has exciting news to announce! The MTC is proud to announce the addition of the Billy Gray Two Year Old Challenge, sponsored by David Williams... Read More
  • WHOA Cookeville Summer Classic horse show

    The Cookeville Summer Classic Horse Show will be held at the Hyder-Burk indoor arena on Saturday June 19 at 2390 Gainesboro Grade, Cookeville, TN. Casual show attire of a shirt with collar, long pants and boots is required... Read More
  • Obituary - H. Cloyd Philpott

    H. Cloyd Philpott, Jr. 84, of Lexington, NC passed away on Tuesday, June 8. A Memorial Service for Mr. Philpott will be held on Thursday, June 17th at 2pm at the First Presbyterian Church which is located at 15 West 3rd Ave, Lexington, NC... Read More
  • Christmas In July announces added money for Extravaganza classes!

    The Christmas In July Show to be held June 29-July 1, at the Bedford County Agricultural Center in Shelbyville will offer additional prize money in its extravaganza classes featuring two-year-olds and two other classes ending nightly sessions. In total, four classes will be paying $1000 first place money... Read More
  • Obituary – Mike Janeway

    Mike Edwin Janeway was born on August 1, 1944, in Maryville, TN. He was the son of Oscar Wiley Janeway and Mildred Montgomery Janeway. Mike’s involvement with horses began when he was an infant, because his grandfather, James Calvin Montgomery, always had horses... Read More
  • Cornersville Lions Club selects Byard

    Cornersville Lions Club Horse Show, scheduled for July 16, 2021, has selected Dean Byard to mark the cards for this year’s event. The show will be held at the Lions Club Show Grounds in Cornersville, Tennessee... Read More
  • Walking For Hope releases class schedule

    Walking For Hope, scheduled for Saturday, June 19, has released their class schedule. The show will be held at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Stanford, Kentucky. Chad Adams will mark the cards for the event... Read More