Thursday, June 7, 2012

......LHS News......
Originally sent June 4 was the class 1962 - 50th reunion held this past week-end?

I had opportunity to visit with James Bassel - 'Jim' to his friends. Jim was here for the '62 reunion and said so far, it was GREAT! Jim lives in CA and was also able to visit with his sister, '59 classmate Sally (Bassel) Wiseman while here. They were both dining on Burgess burgers Saturday. Jim is retired from the US Forest Service.

 Ron Jones, '55, is recently back from an extended trip to Israel and the Holy Land. He says it is fantastic and is a 'must do trip/pilgrimage'.

 '55 classmate Paul Massad has been busy around Norman. Paul recently was seen at luncheon honoring the new dean at OU's College of Education dept. (see photo - Paul on left).

Lawton is happy to welcome home '59 classmate Patsy 'Pat' (Sheppard) Holcomb. After several decades of living 'away', Pat is moving back this month. Packers and movers already hard at work and Pat will be settling in around 10th of June.

Sing Happy Anniversary to '58 classmate Ellen (Ewing) and hubby Ken Jahnke who celebrated their Golden 50th this past Sunday. A reception hosted by family and friends was held at the Kemp Center in Wichita Falls. Ellens brother Leigh Ewing, class '56, was also there to celebrate! Major congrats you two!!!!


Sadly more losses.......
So sorry to report the passing of Col. (rtd) Tom Bullock, 79, of Lawton. Tom passed on May 31 after battling cancer for some time. Tom was LHS class 1950. Tom is survived by wife Barbara; 2 daughters Kathryn and Pixie and their families; a son Vic and his family; brother Richard; numerous grandchildren and extended family. Services will be 2:00pm, Tuesday June 5, First Baptist church. Extended obit and guest book at:

Tom was such a nice person. He had an exemplary and extensive military career & was very involved in his community. He always had a friendly hello and something complementary to say. He will be remembered and missed by many.

 Jimmie N. Hinson, Jr., 91, of Lawton passed on May 30. Services were June 2 in Lawton. Jimmie attended McKinley grade school and was LHS class 1939. He was married to '39 classmate Dorothy Jean (Kemp) for 55 years until she passed. He is survived by two sons, Mike and John and their families.
 Extended obit and guest book at:

Carroll L. (Williams) Peck, 69, of Norman passed on May 26. Carroll is wife of '55 classmate Jim Peck. Services were May 29 in Indiahoma. She is survived by Jim; daughter Charlotte and extended family. Extended obit and guest book at:

Mary L. (Lawson) Bull Pattee, 88, of Lawton passed on May 25. Mary was LHS class 1941. She is survived by 2 daughters Judy and Tammy; numerous grandchildren and extended family. Services were May 30 in Lawton.
Extended obit and guestbook at:

David Wayne Winham, 77, of Edmond passed on May 20 and services were May 24 in Edmond. Wayne was LHS class 1953. He is survived by wife Sandra; sons Terry, John, & amp; Dan and their families; step-children and extended family. Extended obit and guest book at:

Mary L. (Camp) Hagler, 69, of Lawton passed on May 20 and services were May 24 in Lawton. Mary was LHS class 1959. She is survived by daughter Serita and Belinda; son Joey; numerous grandchildren and extended family. Mary was preceded in death by husband Donnie Hagler, LHS class '58.
Extended obit and guest book at:

Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost loved ones.


I hope you won't mind my using this informal means to thank so many who sent cards, notes, emails, and/or made calls to me and my family in the recent loss of my mom. Each and every one were greatly appreciated. Regards to all............Georgia

Congratulations to the LHS graduating class - 2012!
'Once a Wolverine......always a Wolverine'

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