Friday, September 25, 2009

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

Originally sent Sept. 22

I am so sorry to report the passing of Floyd A. Wood, 100, of Lawton. Mr. Wood passed on Monday Sept. 21 after a brief illness. Floyd is the father of '59 classmate Gwen (Wood) Phelps (Jerry) and another daughter Helen (Wood) Craig (C.L.) of Shawnee. Services will be Thursday, September 24 at First Baptist church of Lawton, 2:00pm. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
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I know our thoughts and prayers are with Gwen and Helen and their families during this difficult time.

Visited with Tommy Dillon, class '63, a few days ago. 'T' (as I call him), has had some problems the past 3-4 years and some of them serious health problems. His birthday is coming up on October 12 and I know he would appreciate a note of birthday wishes or encouragement if you wanted to drop a line. He doesn't have email but you can write him at: Tom Dillon, 2402 Jo Lyn Haven, Arlington, TX 76014.

I am resending information on the reunion this coming week-end. I apologize that I dropped a letter out of Jo's email address. Here is corrected (email) info.....and I appreciate Murdoch for pointing it out!!!

This Saturday:September 26 - LHS Classes or '49, '50, '51, '52, Annual Reunion Dinner, 'The Event', 1001 SW A in Lawton. Social hour beginning at 6:00pm, dinner at 7:00pm. Hors d'oeuvre catered by classmates; BBQ brisket dinner. Cost $18.00 per person. Paid reservations must be received by September 12. Late fee of $5.00 per person after that date. Mail your remittance asap to:Jo Riley, 224 NW Northwood Avenue, Lawton, OK 73507For info: (580)357-7157; or (559)718-6735. *Western attire optional; casual definitely!

btw...ran into Tommye and Ray Hobbs yesterday. They came in early for the ('52) reunion. They were lunching with Jo & Linden Riley!

Due to my class reunion, have been going through some very old Tatlers, scrapbooks, and various other resources, looking for pictures and memorabilia. What fun! In a Tatler dated February 18, 1959.....great picture I want to share of three beautiful classmate Queens! See above.

And, we are counting down to the class 1959 - 50th reunion on October 2-3. Looking forward to a great week-end with classmates and friends!

Regards to all........Georgia

From the class of 1960, Spanish Queen Sandra Metzner with attendants l: Ann Mary Green; r: Sandra Allen. They were set to reign over the Fiesta set for March 6-7 of 1959. OLE!~


joe osborne said...

All these ladies were more than Queens , they added "CLASS" in every thing they did.

joe osborne said...

Do you "59"ers remember-- We're magnifiant, we're divine, we're the class of "59" '