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Class of 1965 Message List
2017 Old Dawgs - 12
10/15/17     Esther Sparks Powell  (1956)      bhpowell36@yahoo.com
10/14/17 Esther Sparks Powell (1956) bhpowell36@yahoo.com

Since the class of '65 was so well represented at this year's "Old Dawgs," I am also posting my report here for those who usually check only your class' postings.

2017 Old Dawgs Reunion


What a beautiful day to celebrate this year's "Old Dawgs" reunion. We had a nice turnout and everyone seemed to thoroughly enjoy being together and rehashing old Mavahi memories.

We certainly missed Kathy Mitchell Rice, who was unable to be there due to recent surgery. We appreciated the fine way that she had managed to have most of the details taken care of, leaving the committee's job so much easier.
We do wish Kathy a speedy recovery.

Food was again catered by Debbie's Catering (Titus Sparks')
of Stoneville. Invocation was given by Rev. J. David Sparks.
School songs were led by Ann Carter Gardner. Committee
members were Philip Sparks (who MC'd for Kathy), Ann and Dink Gardner, Anne Hill Rash, Linda Koger, Patsy Hobson, Anna Sparks and Esther Sparks Powell.

There was an extra-special presentation made by Mr. Howard Huff, former Director of the Miss Martinsville Beauty Pageant,
honoring Barbara Guthrie Lay, (class of '57), who was Miss Martinsville and Miss Virginia of 1958, Barbara is the oldest still living Miss Martinsville, who has also won the Miss Virginia. She is still
a very lovely lady and could no doubt win again today if she chose
to enter.

Here is my attempt to list those present. As always, if I have missed someone, or added someone who was not there, please
do feel free to make the correction.

Class of '52 - Kenneth Donovant
Class of '53 - Bob Draper and Alva, JoAnn Zimmerman
Class of '54 Marie Potter Dalton, Merle Brigman Duffy, Lucy Tyson Lemons, Joe Ingram, Titus Sparks
Class of '55 Ruth LaPrade
Class of '56 Glenn Rhodes, Esther Sparks Powell
Class of '57 Bill Haneline, Betty Harris Green,Barbara Guthrie Lay and husband, Tony, Ken Major, Lonnie Raven Rakes, Charles (Chuck) Stowe
Class of '58 Barbara Major, Mary Frances Potter Gibbs, Irvin Painter
Class of '59 Dorothy Martin Coleman, Jeanne Flora Hinchee, Philip Merriman and Shirley, Anna Sparks, and Gloria Hawkins Weaver
Class of '60 Don't recall anyone from this class.
Class of '61 Jim Amburn, Randy Bouldin, Joe Gillispie, Patsy Hobson, Quince (Wilburn) Perdue and Dee.
Class of '62 David Sparks and Christine, Richard Boaz and Gail, Judy Cox, Brenda Donovant Davies, Elizabeth Gillispie, Bill Hensley and Fran, David Hollander and Helga, Audrey Painter Lawson and Larry, Frances Gardner Roach and sister, Janet
Class of '63 Robert "Bob" Mays, David Reynolds and Phyllis, Melvin Smith
Class of '64 Donnie Barnes, Ann Carter Gardner, Dink Gardner, Sue Stoudemire and guest, Charlie VanLear and Sallie, Betty Jo Campbell Wall, and Ken Wilson
Class of '65 Johnny Coulson and Donna, Linda Brown Koger, Walter Sheppard and Betty, and Philip Sparks.
Class of '66 Bill Sawyer
Class of '67 Carol Rakes, Rick Nickelston and Pauline, Carol Brammer Rakes, Billy Bennett.
Class of '68 Sandra Hayes Dalton, Ronnie Donovant and Kenneth, Anne Boaz Hardy, Christine Huffman, Linda Weaver Nolen, and Debby Wade Price
Class of '69 Judy Painter, Carol Cochran Beavers, Anne Hill Rash, Wanda Smith, Denny Wade, Ken and Jackie Byrd
Class of '70 Kenny Smith

Faculty- Mrs. Ann Swindell Wyche
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