Friday, January 14, 2011

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

Originally sent January 10

Sadly, once again losses fill the news......

Lewis Trevor Hagler, 78, of Lawton passed on January 7. Trevor graduated LHS...must have been class 1950? He is survived by wife Carolyn; numerous children and grandchildren; a brother Ronnie Hagler, '57; a brother David Hagler; another brother Donnie Hagler is deceased. The family will receive friends on Tuesday January 11 at Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral, 6:00pm - 7:00pm.

My Bill said Trevor (they called him 'Tag') was a good fisherman. They fished together a lot on same 6 man team tournaments back in the day.

Also passing, Beverly (Rice) Wade, 86, of Norman. Beverly passed after lengthy illness on January 7. Beverly graduated LHS in 1942. She is survived by 2 daughters; a son; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grand children; a sister Jan (Rice) Grogan, LHS '54.
Services will be at 1:30pm, Tuesday January 11 at Becker Funeral Home in Lawton. Burial following at Highland Cemetery. Extended obit and guest book at:

"Word was passed to me that Dorothy J. (Stapp) Mansell passed away in early December in or near Littleton, Colorado. Dorothy was class of ’53 and a good friend to my sister, Benna (Olsen) Morford,’53, and myself, Sarah (Olsen) Vaughn, '56. "

I did learn, after the fact, that a Memorial service was held in Norman for '53 grad Patricia Sue 'Patty' (Mitchell) Burnett. Patty passed on December 30 & service was held January 6.

I know our thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost loved ones.

I would also ask that you keep my sister-in-law Lugene (Williams) Mushrush, '54, in your prayers. Her health continues to be very fragile and she is going through a rough spot right now. She is currently hospitalized in Houston Methodist.

Other news.......

Country Western music star, Blake Shelton, will rock Tulsa this May 6 in concert at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Shelton, who just won Country Music Assoc Male Vocalist of the Year Award, is a native of Ada, OK and son of LHS classmate
Dickie Shelton.

Herb Jacobs has another great article in Sunday Constitution, January 9 - 'Where Are They Now'? This article talks about Dr. Charles Graybill and his interaction with Dr. Charles Green and the athletics of the day. Also talks about one of Dr. Graybills most famous patients - 'the Mick'. Mickey Mantle when he was at Ft. Sill.
Good read if you can access it.

Appreciate Janey (Johnston) Scott for sharing the great picture (above) of eager future home-makers (haha) in Mrs. Opal Clares home-ec class. LHS class '59 girls - circa 1955-56 (Freshman year).
Left - right:
Brownie Sue Robertson; Janey Johnston; Johnna Gordon; Kay Haines; teacher Opal Clare.

It's colder than a well digger here.......Georgia

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