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John A. Wilkinson Class of 1950 gathers

Published 8:53pm Monday, November 12, 2012

The Class of 1950 of John A. Wilkinson School met Oct. 24 for lunch at the Golden Corral in Washington. Seven graduates along with some of their spouses attended. The class graduated 29, which at that time was a large class. After 57 years there are 18 classmates still living, and many spouses have died also. However, members still carry on the reunion tradition.
Guests at the meeting included Lloyd Ray Harris’ brother Mack; Millie Andrews, class mascot, and her daughter Velvet, and Shirley Tolan, whose husband had recently passed away. All were concerned about those who were unable to attend due to illness and other reasons and hope the best for all of them.
Dickie Jones said a prayer and blessing for the reunion and food. The classmates attending were: Eloise McKinney Smith (who was thanked for organizing the event), Elizabeth Sawyer Costin, Dickie Jones, Marina Bishop Windley, Sylvia Harris Davis, Lloyd Ray Harris and Luke Whitley. On departure, everyone was wished a very blessed year.

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