Elkin Class of ‘57 commemorates 60 years


The Elkin High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sept. 9 at Fairfield Inn in Elkin. Of the 67 people who attended, two were teachers, 37 were classmates and the remainder were spouses and friends. Attending are, from left, first row, Bob Yarborough (teacher), Nancy Atkins Thornton, Louise West Lane, Jean Pruitt Whitaker, Linda Cooper Covington, Brenda Vestal Flanner, Elizabeth Harpe Cothren, Mildred Gentry Wilhelm, Julia Thompson Cheek, Pat Cockerham Holder, Margie Prevette Bryant; second row, Phillip Hinshaw, Cheryl Swaim Hinshaw, Carole Moody Grimsley, Gary Holbrook, Eva Barker Cranfill, Magdalene Marsh Wall, Lin Couch, Benny Darnell, JoAnn Transou Reece, David Pardue, Linda Lyon Davis, Carol Benge Caudill, Hattie Couch Walls, Ramona Jackson Schlotfeldt; third row, Lonnie Miller, Bill Davis, Sam Newman, Don Byrd, Woodrow Wiles, Bud Lanning, Pat Guyer, Albert Rose, Bert Joines, Teacher, Jim Finney, Tom Harris, Carol Bruce. Attending, but not pictured, are Katherene Hayes Moran, Helen Cranford Farson.


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The Elkin High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sept. 9 at Fairfield Inn in Elkin. Of the 67 people who attended, two were teachers, 37 were classmates and the remainder were spouses and friends. Attending are, from left, first row, Bob Yarborough (teacher), Nancy Atkins Thornton, Louise West Lane, Jean Pruitt Whitaker, Linda Cooper Covington, Brenda Vestal Flanner, Elizabeth Harpe Cothren, Mildred Gentry Wilhelm, Julia Thompson Cheek, Pat Cockerham Holder, Margie Prevette Bryant; second row, Phillip Hinshaw, Cheryl Swaim Hinshaw, Carole Moody Grimsley, Gary Holbrook, Eva Barker Cranfill, Magdalene Marsh Wall, Lin Couch, Benny Darnell, JoAnn Transou Reece, David Pardue, Linda Lyon Davis, Carol Benge Caudill, Hattie Couch Walls, Ramona Jackson Schlotfeldt; third row, Lonnie Miller, Bill Davis, Sam Newman, Don Byrd, Woodrow Wiles, Bud Lanning, Pat Guyer, Albert Rose, Bert Joines, Teacher, Jim Finney, Tom Harris, Carol Bruce. Attending, but not pictured, are Katherene Hayes Moran, Helen Cranford Farson.

The Elkin High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sept. 9 at Fairfield Inn in Elkin. Of the 67 people who attended, two were teachers, 37 were classmates and the remainder were spouses and friends. Attending are, from left, first row, Bob Yarborough (teacher), Nancy Atkins Thornton, Louise West Lane, Jean Pruitt Whitaker, Linda Cooper Covington, Brenda Vestal Flanner, Elizabeth Harpe Cothren, Mildred Gentry Wilhelm, Julia Thompson Cheek, Pat Cockerham Holder, Margie Prevette Bryant; second row, Phillip Hinshaw, Cheryl Swaim Hinshaw, Carole Moody Grimsley, Gary Holbrook, Eva Barker Cranfill, Magdalene Marsh Wall, Lin Couch, Benny Darnell, JoAnn Transou Reece, David Pardue, Linda Lyon Davis, Carol Benge Caudill, Hattie Couch Walls, Ramona Jackson Schlotfeldt; third row, Lonnie Miller, Bill Davis, Sam Newman, Don Byrd, Woodrow Wiles, Bud Lanning, Pat Guyer, Albert Rose, Bert Joines, Teacher, Jim Finney, Tom Harris, Carol Bruce. Attending, but not pictured, are Katherene Hayes Moran, Helen Cranford Farson.
http://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/web1_DSC_6617.jpgThe Elkin High School Class of 1957 celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sept. 9 at Fairfield Inn in Elkin. Of the 67 people who attended, two were teachers, 37 were classmates and the remainder were spouses and friends. Attending are, from left, first row, Bob Yarborough (teacher), Nancy Atkins Thornton, Louise West Lane, Jean Pruitt Whitaker, Linda Cooper Covington, Brenda Vestal Flanner, Elizabeth Harpe Cothren, Mildred Gentry Wilhelm, Julia Thompson Cheek, Pat Cockerham Holder, Margie Prevette Bryant; second row, Phillip Hinshaw, Cheryl Swaim Hinshaw, Carole Moody Grimsley, Gary Holbrook, Eva Barker Cranfill, Magdalene Marsh Wall, Lin Couch, Benny Darnell, JoAnn Transou Reece, David Pardue, Linda Lyon Davis, Carol Benge Caudill, Hattie Couch Walls, Ramona Jackson Schlotfeldt; third row, Lonnie Miller, Bill Davis, Sam Newman, Don Byrd, Woodrow Wiles, Bud Lanning, Pat Guyer, Albert Rose, Bert Joines, Teacher, Jim Finney, Tom Harris, Carol Bruce. Attending, but not pictured, are Katherene Hayes Moran, Helen Cranford Farson. Submitted photo
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