quilt show

Debbie Stanton, formerly of Pine, created this quilt as part of the 12th Annual Rim Country Quilt Roundup in 2016 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino.

The Rim Country Quilt Roundup is less than two weeks away. This year’s event is now titled the Tommie Cline Martin Memorial Rim Country Quilt Roundup. It takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Exhibition Hall.

The quilt show honors the memory of longtime Gila County Dist. 1 Supervisor Tommie Cline Martin, who gave it her support each year. Martin was a Payson native and the daughter of two Gila County pioneer families, the Haughts and the Clines. She passed away in early December 2020, just shy of her 70th birthday.

Contact the reporter at tmcquerrey@payson.com

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