Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949 Reunion 2002-Page 1

The Class of 1949 held a reunion dinner on Saturday night of Homecoming 2002 to observe the 53rd anniversary of their graduation. Forty classmates, their spouses and guests attended. June Ann Morton Bryan and her husband, Boyce, headed the Reunion committee. R. C. Smith was master of ceremonies. John Carver, the author of Winning and other books was the guest speaker. Other honored guests included Coach Stubby and Juanita Warden, Dr. Morris Baker(Class of 1957), Lorene Oliver, who taught at Young School 4/5 grades when some 49er classmates attended there, Jerrie Bowen and Dale Jones and Buddy Hamrick, adopted 1949ers from the great Class of 1950. Janie Hilliard and Louvern Alexander Bell attended the Homecoming and festivities for the first time since their 1949 graduation. Other guests included Louvern's daughter and granddaughter, Becki and Jullian Bowen and Janie's guest, Winnie Williams. The dinner was catered by Camilla Gordon Adams, a classmate who manages/ operates H.G. Adams Grocery and Catering with her son, Bobby Adams. An auction was held with Jack Waddington as the auctioneer, assisted by Pat Smith and several hundred dollars were donated to the Ranger College scholarship fund in appreciation for use of the Senior Citizen's Center for the occasion where a 1949er breakfast was also held on Sunday morning when the Reverend Meredith Sides gave a marvelous and loving talk to his classmates over a scrumptious breakfast provided by the Senior Citizens Center staff and hosted by Jane Hardy Blacklock.
Pictures courtesy of Lloyd and Joyce Harbin Hejtmancik
RHS Class of 1949 Reunion 2002 #01 Keith Munnerlyn, R.C. Smith & Meredith 'Doak' Sides

RHS Class of 1949 Reunion 2002 #02 Guests: Dale Jones (RJC) & Buddy Hamrick (Cls. of 1950).

RHS Class of 1949 Reunion 2002 #03 Jack Waddington (RHS-1949)

RHS Class of 1949 Reunion 2002 #04 Jack Waddington (auctioneer)

RHS Class of 1949 Reunion 2002 #05 Jack Waddington (auctioneer)

RHS Class of 1949 Reunion 2002 #05 Group shots of the Class of 1949 & their guests