Saturday, June 19, 2010

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

Originally sent June 16

Bobby Dean Knight, 57, of Lawton,Passed on June 10 and a memorial service was held this morning, June 16. Bobby was LHS class 1970. Extended obit and guest book at:

Also, Memorial service for John Ferguson, 63, of Lawton, will be Thursday June 17, First Assembly of God church, 1:00pm. John passed June 4 in Lawton. John is LHS class 1965. He is survived by his wife Eugenia; a son and grandson; brother and '59 classmate Ron Ferguson; a brother Larry who is deceased; other siblings.
Extended obit and guest book at: www.beckerfuneral/com

Just learned of the passing of '57 classmate Perry Martin, Sr. Perry passed on Friday June 11 after a long bout with cancer. Services were Sunday June 13, officiated by the Gibson Funeral Home of Lufkin, TX.

Also, E. Raymon Kern, 80, of Lawton passed on March 20 and a Memorial service was held June 12 in Lawton. Raymon was born in Lawton, attended schools here and graduated LHS, class '48. He married Betty Jo (Burrow) in November of 1959. She passed in 1996.
Extended obit and guest book at:

I know our sympathies are with these who have lost loved ones.

From the eMail bag:.....

" I forgot to send this earlier. Today (June 12, 2010) is the 49th Wedding Anniversary for Milly and me. We have been retired 5 years now after 40 years active service as Officers/Ministers in The Salvation Army. As a result of our union, we have 5 children (3 are also Salvation Army Officers), 17 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. We are retired in Georgia (Snellville, near Stone Mountain). God has been good! He has blessed us! Thanks for your faithful work on the LHS News. God bless you and yours!"
Glenn Fite, '59

Had occasion for a brief visit Monday with '59 classmate Sharron (Cummings) Bolt at fav local burger bar (Burgess). Sharon and hubby Joe are moving to Amarillo to be near daughter and grandkids.

And the grapevine has it that '53 grad Chad Bledsoe and wife Diane will be moving east to Carolinas to be near their kids and grandkids.
'We' understand these moves but hate to lose our classmates to other locales. Good luck to all.
Work continues on gathering first hand information (oral histories from older grads) about the Old High School which will be preserved and shared in the new archive/museum in the old restored LHS building. Peggy (Elledge) Long - one of the last to graduate (1954) from the old building - is helping with recording those oral histories from graduates. Jim Whitely, of the Museum of the Great Plains is also helping with the project. Recently, Peggy interviewed grads Clarence Aubrey and his wife Betty (Phillips). (pix above). If you have any info you feel could be of value to this project.... you can contact Peggy at: or call: (580) 248-4680; Jim Whitely at: (580) 581-3460. Story in Sunday Constitution, June 13.

I don't mean to brag or make anybody jealous, but........I can still fit into the earrings I wore in high school.....Georgia

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