Dobson Class of 59 holds 57th reunion


Pictured, from left, are: front row, Faye Baker Brindle, Avanelie Hardy Branch, Joe Bill Hemric, Virginia Adams Stroud, Lib Hutchens Holder, Vena Jenkins Woodring, Frances Haynes Caldwell, Harold Branch; second row, Clyde Draughn, H.C. Mooney, Willie Freeman, Bob Freeman, Bonnie Nixon Whitaker, Patty Wall Edmonds, Estelle Whitaker Warden, Gaynell Bledsoe Snow, Gaither Smith, Billy Gray Gillespie; and third row, Delmer McCraw, Larry Joe Chaney, Pauline Draughn Ransdell and Wanda Mitchell Dobbins. Present but not pictured was Lois Barber Hatfield.


The graduation class of Dobson High School 1959 recently held its 57th class reunion at Salem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. The reunion was catered by Wanda Dobbins.

Committee members were: Avanelle Branch, Pauline Ransdell, Delmer McCraw, Virginia Stroud, Estelle Warden and Vena Woodring.

Lib Holder traveled from Orlando, Florida, Lois Hatfield from Sun City, Arizona and Clyde Draughn, from Bowie, Maryland.

Candles were lit in memory of each deceased class member: J.B. Alberty, N.E. Alberty, Jesse Atkins, Joe Callahan, Mary Ann Chappell, Alien Collins and Wade Davis, Brenda Dobbins, Allen Fowler, Wendell Fowler, Billie Jo Freeman, Arlene Jones, Geneva Marion, Bill Moore, Carol Parker, Mollie Snow, Weldon Snow, Bruce Stanley, Kenneth Thomas, Grady White, Billy Lee White, Ted White, Johnny Wood and Buddy Wright.

Pictured, from left, are: front row, Faye Baker Brindle, Avanelie Hardy Branch, Joe Bill Hemric, Virginia Adams Stroud, Lib Hutchens Holder, Vena Jenkins Woodring, Frances Haynes Caldwell, Harold Branch; second row, Clyde Draughn, H.C. Mooney, Willie Freeman, Bob Freeman, Bonnie Nixon Whitaker, Patty Wall Edmonds, Estelle Whitaker Warden, Gaynell Bledsoe Snow, Gaither Smith, Billy Gray Gillespie; and third row, Delmer McCraw, Larry Joe Chaney, Pauline Draughn Ransdell and Wanda Mitchell Dobbins. Present but not pictured was Lois Barber Hatfield.
http://mtairynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Dobson59.jpgPictured, from left, are: front row, Faye Baker Brindle, Avanelie Hardy Branch, Joe Bill Hemric, Virginia Adams Stroud, Lib Hutchens Holder, Vena Jenkins Woodring, Frances Haynes Caldwell, Harold Branch; second row, Clyde Draughn, H.C. Mooney, Willie Freeman, Bob Freeman, Bonnie Nixon Whitaker, Patty Wall Edmonds, Estelle Whitaker Warden, Gaynell Bledsoe Snow, Gaither Smith, Billy Gray Gillespie; and third row, Delmer McCraw, Larry Joe Chaney, Pauline Draughn Ransdell and Wanda Mitchell Dobbins. Present but not pictured was Lois Barber Hatfield.
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