Benton High School
Class of 1939
Benton, Saline County, Arkansas
Following are the members of the 1939 Benton High School Senior Class. I wish to thank Lou Jane Adams Wills for the class portrait.
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Ballard, Rowland Rowland E. Ballard was born January 20, 1921, and died January 16, 1994.
Bethards, Alice Bee Alice Bee Bethards was born April 13, 1920, and married Ernest "Toot" Bray. She died November 20, 2003.
Bragg, Mary Louise
Crawford, Wyatt Secretary-Treasurer Wyatt Breckenridge Crawford was born May 21, 1920, and married Marion LaVaughn Keil. He died June 8, 1995.
Erwin, Mary Lucy
Gribble, Aleze Valedictorian
Hathcote, Martha Jean Martha Jean Hathcote Hockersmith Kincaid was born January 10, 1922, and married A. G. Hockersmith and then a Mr. Kincaid. She died November 15, 2003, and is buried in New Rosemont Cemetery.
Hockersmith, A. G. Jr. Alfred Gann Hockersmith, Jr., was born April 3, 1922, and married Martha Jean Hathcote. He died July 24, 1960, and is buried in New Rosemont Cemetery.
Holiman, Wanda Sue
James, Vada Vada James was born March 21, 1922, and died December 11, 2003.
Keil, Marion Salutatorian Marion LaVaughn Keil was born November 16, 1921, and married Wyatt Crawford. She died August 24, 1997.
Massey, Grace Evelyn
McAdoo, Everee Evereee McAdoo was born November 2, 1920, and married W. W. "Curly" Tallent. She died February 20, 2007.
McDonald, Mary Eva
McNeil, Betty Joe
Medlock, Eugenia Josephine Eugenia Medlock was born May 7, 1921, and married George Harold Garrett. She died November 24, 2005.
Moore, David Vice President
Reed, Alice Mae
Rowland, Elizabeth President; Salutatorian
Smithers, Lois Lois Smith was born April 16, 1921, and married Kenneth Cook. She died June 8, 1998.
Steed, James James Henderson Steed was born February 26, 1920, and married Zilpah Butler. He died October 2, 1971.
Taylor, Naomi Lee
Whitlock, Mildred Mildred Whitlock was born May 10, 1921, and married Tommie J. Stringfellow. She died September 1983.
Wittenburg, Johnnie Lee
Henry, Elizabeth Sponsor
Perrin, Howard Superintendent