Former Obion school holds reunion activities

Former Obion school holds reunion activities

Posted: Monday, November 7, 2011 8:00 pm

The former Obion High School recently celebrated its 50th anniversary of the last high school class of 1961 with several events.
Selections were made naming the following all-time boys basketball, girls basketball and cheerleader teams.
Boys: Morris “Red” McCorkle, 1926; Frank Cunningham, 1939; Harold Allen, 1949; Billy Halldillon, 1951; Burton Allen Jr., 1952; Ralph Devasier, 1955; David Woody, 1956; Guy Cain, 1957; Earl Barnett, 1957; Bobby Woody, 1957; Gerald Hollis, 1957; Bobby Huffstutter, 1959; Billy Ledbetter, 1959; Ralph Woody, 1959; Butch Grisham, 1960; Bill Barnett, 1961; and Joe Woody, 1961. The coach was Bill Brown. Team manager was Dan Wells, 1954.
Girls: Margaret Craig, 1929; Mary Elizabeth Ford, 1942; Marlyn King, 1951; Mildred Orr, 1951; Sue Cain, 1951; Imogene Gallahaire, 1952; Dorothy Cole, 1952; Dorothy Dodson, 1952; Polly McDonald, 1955; Ann Parnell, 1956; Joanne Hopper, 1958; Shirley Butler, 1959; Ramona Bullion, 1961; Carolyn Morris, 1961; and Robbie Bullion, 1961. Team managers were Carolyn Coleman, 1961, and Maria Woody, 1959. The coach was Bill Brown.
Cheerleaders: Patsy Hearon, 1952; Lyndia Wright, 1955; Jarrett Martin, 1956; Shirley Bullion, 1958; Barbara Hooper, 1960; and Caron Atkins, 1960.
Ending the event, three distinguished students were announced: Snead Clift, 1930, Vinson F. Thompson, 1954, and Herman Denning, 1961.

Published in The Messenger 11.7.11

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