Friday, July 17, 2009

......LHS News......

Originally sent July 11

Funeral services for Richard Michael 'Mike' Wilkerson, 74, of Lawton, will be Monday July 13, 2:00pm at Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Highland Cemetery. Visitation with family on Sunday July 12, at the funeral home chapel, 4:00 ~ 6:00pm. My Bill has known Mike since 1946. Mike will be missed by many.
Extended obit and guest book at: <>

I received this info on yet another passing.....Al Terry Joern passed last Sunday, July 5, in Montreal, Canada where he had lived for many years. He was a track star at LHS, graduating in 1964. (later correction: graduated in '62).He gave up his medical practice some years ago due to health problems. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son, and his parents, Al and Dimple Joern. Per his request, there was no funeral service.

Visited with Bill Stamps and Sharon a few days ago. Bills mom - Gents - fell and broke her hip. She is doing 'ok' but rehab may be a long process. Bless her, she just turned 90. btw...she is also mom to Sue. So hope all goes well.

The girls of LHS.... DO have fun! Some 14 met at Burgess Grill last week for great visit and burger!!! From class '59: Babs, Nancy, Suzanne, Sally Beth, Janice, Linda, Joan, Janice, moi, Marilyn, Susie, and Beverly from FL. Also joining from class '60 were Carol (Barnes) Glick and Marilyn (Thompson) Seely - all the way from Hawaii. Larry Thompson was the lone LUCKY guy in this harem!

And, speaking of get togethers....this from Carroll (Hankins) Porkorny, '54.....To All: At the all school reunion on April 18, some from '54 talked about a trip to Arizona (Sedona), near the Grand Canyon. If you have interest, here is info: WWW.SEDONA.ARIZONA.COM

DATE: OCT, 13, 14, 15th, 2009 HOTEL:BEST WESTERN - RESERVATIONS BY 9/13/09PHONE:928-282-3072. It is reserved under Lawton High School Reunion.If you need more information, please feel free to call or email: Janice (Hanes) Brummett: H phone 623-566-9094 or Cell: 623-326-9184.Carroll (Hankins) Pokorny: H- phone 703-491-7213 or Cell: 703-216-8813.
Sounds fun and ALL welcome!

Check out Milo Wyatt (above)...'water skiing' at 16 months! This darling baby is first great-grandchild of Johnna (Gordon) Parks and Wayne. He is son of Brady and Becca Wyatt, grandson of Todd and Liz Wyatt. Milo is off to a very good start...he was born on MY birthdate in 2008!! More of Milo at: <>

Weather is here, wish you were I write, 107 ..... Georgia

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