North City Elementary School, Palos Street, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee
Our teacher, Miss Laura Lee, is standing on the right. Scroll photo to the right for complete view. 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 first row seated left to right, students are as follows:
Sheila Kennedy, Wilma Jean Winder (Mrs. Jake Howell) [b 29 Aug 1948 d 15 Dec 1987 buried McMinn Memory Gardens], Charles Larry "Sarge" Sargeant, Jimmy and Johnny __?__ (twins), Sandra Ann Stanton (Mrs. David Grisham, sister to Harold in row 2), Barbara Etti Thomas, Gary "Dooby" Wade;
second row standing left to right Douglas "Doug" Matthews, Linda Sims, Chuck "Chucky" L. West [b 11 July 1948 d 25 Nov 1999 buried Riceville City Cemetery, McMinn CO, TN], Charles __?__, Allen Swafford, Thomas "Tommy" Hubert Stewart, Kenneth Dale Black [b 14 Oct 1948 d 30 Nov 1997 buried McMinn Memory Gardens], Janice Susan Land (Turner) (1948 - 10 Sep 2016 buried McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn CO, TN), George Harold Stanton, Janie McKeehan, Miss Laura Lee, teacher;
third row seated on stage left to right Eddie Palmer, Dennis Stephens, Robert E. "Bob" Whitten, Jr. [b 28 July 1948 Columbus CO, NC d 1 June 2013], Sheila Ann Mendenhall, Sandra Jo Nipper (Mrs. Stephen Ratledge), Clarence Wayne Richesin, Mary Jane Wyatt, Jimmy __?__, Steven "Steve" Queen, Lamar Whitmire, and James "Jimmy" Voyles.
~ written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge and to be continued ~
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