Originally sent January 12
Mary Alice Slaughter, class of '57, and Arthur Rowland celebrated their 55th anniversary on December 19. And they report that both are happy and well. (at least half of those years have been happy according to Art). MAJOR congratulations guys!
'59 classmate Ed Adams and wife Diane attended the Rose Bowl parade and had a great time. Although Ed - for whatever reason - did try everything he could to get arrested! (see photo above).
Ben Melton sent a great picture of 'the' Tiger with hopes and expectations running high...but...the LSU Tigers just didn't roar loud enough in the BCS Bowl! Sorry bout that Ben.
The Wichita Wildlight Photographic Society will be meeting tonight (Jan. 12) at 7:00pm, Boulevard church, West Gore & 53rd street. Chris Wehner of Tulsa - son of classmate, Francis (Jacks) Wehner - will host a showing of "When You Find Me", a new short film by Duncan native Ron Howard. A photo by Chris was recently chosen by Howard in a national competition, Project Imagin8ion. Attendance this eve is free and open to the public.
Gale McCray, '60, has been invited to give his presentation - 'One Man Looks at Baseball' in Duncan on Friday March 9.
Gale will be part of the Duncan Story Festival along with other professional storytellers, including Sam McMichael of Apache; Charles Kriss; and Ed Foley who will play the mountain Dulcimer and sing ballads. I have had opportunity to hear Sam and he is very good! Will be a fun evening and a great opportunity to visit with an old classmate. At the Senior Center, 1101 7th, Duncan, 6:30pm.
Sorry to report the passing of Vera Mae (Wich) McChurin, 82, of Lawton. Vera passed on January 8.
She was LHS class 1947. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Myron; a daughter Lucille; two sons: Marvin and Michael.
Services will be 10:ooam Friday January 13 at The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with burial at Sunst Memorial Gardens.
Exrended obit and guest book at: http://www.grayfuneral.com/
Also sorry to read of the passing of Ima Jean (Parrack) Kurtz, 98, of Lawton. Mrs. Kurtz passed on December 31 and services were January 2. She is mother of classmates Frankie (Kurtz) Browning and David Kurtz.
Extended obit and guest book at: http://www.beckerfuneral.com/
Our thoughts and prayers are always with those who have lost loved ones.
This New Year is moving right along in Lawton, America. Trying to stay 'up with it'. Regards to all....Georgia