North City Elementary School, Palos Street, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee
Our teacher, Mrs. Gladys E. Gettys (b 9 Oct 1898 d 19 July 1968 buried Cedar Grove Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN) is standing on the right. This class photo was taken in the school theater / gymnasium. Full names of class members are listed if known. If more than one name is given, then the name commonly used is underlined; nicknames are listed in parenthesis if they were most often used. If deceased, known birth and death dates are provided following the name. The girls' husbands, if known, are listed in parenthesis. Beginning with the front row seated left to right, these thirty-seven students are as follows:
Ernest Stephen (Steve) Ratledge, Ronald (Ronnie) McCosh, Bobby Plemmons (cousin to Patsy in row 3), Kenneth Keaton, Douglas (Doug) Hudson, Bobby Hyde, Lucy Oliver (Mrs. Charles Larry Sargeant), Susan Norwood, William David Mashburn;
second row standing left to right Charles Larry (Sarge) Sargeant, Ronald (Ronnie) Mosier, Charles Clyde Wade, Thomas (Tommy) Hubert Stewart (1st cousin to Pat in row 3), Sharon Dianne Sneed (Mrs. Rodger Dale Rogers divorced; later Mrs. Darrell Lee McKeehan), Betty Gail Thornton (Mrs. Ronald Franklin Wicker), Susan (Go-Go) Goins, Susan Rountree, Sandra Ann Stanton (Mrs. David Grisham), Frances Sharlene Hayes, Mrs. Gladys E. Gettys, our teacher;
third row kneeling on stage left to right Patsy Plemmons (cousin to Bobby in row 1), Patrick (Pat) Stewart (1st cousin to Tommy in row 2), Ernie Price, Linda Young, Janice Susan Land (Turner) (1948 - 10 Sep 2016 buried McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn CO, TN), Sandra Jo Nipper (Mrs. Ernest Stephen Ratledge), Linda Larose Palmer (Mrs. James "Jim" Barnett), Sherry June Hyde (Mrs. John Nelson "Jackie" Webb), Nola Lynette Clayton (Mrs. Dennis Charles O'Daniel; later Mrs. William Harley Crick);
fourth row standing on stage left to right Judith (Judy) Belle Hutsell (Mrs. Robert Ray Long), Charles Patrick (Pat) Jaquish, Avery Torbett, Clarence Wayne Richesin, Wayne Harrison, Donald (Don) Webb, Brenda Sue Kennedy (Mrs. Alton William Baker also a North City School student), Phyllis Ann Ables (Mrs. James Parker b 1948 d before 2012), Brenda Morrow.
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