Ava 1st Grade Class, 1948-49
This picture of Cassie Christy's Ava first grade class was taken in the 1948-49 school year. The photo was loaned to the Herald by Doris Willis Bonner, whose mother, Blanche Willis, wrote all the names on the back of the picture. Pictured are, from left, top row: Teacher Mrs. Cassie Christy, Doyle Breshears, Carla Davis, Gary Streight, Doris Willis, Wade Hibblar, Helen Jackson and Kenneth LeMasters. Row 2: Marlin Jenkins, Phyllis Plumb, Wayne Nall, Bessie Fleming, Junior Mathews and Wilma Lewis. Row 3: Donna Sue Whetsten, Landon Gardner, Naomi Myers, Howard Ridenour, Barbara Hamby, Harold Hall, Betty Cowan and Larry Hunsucker. Row 4: David Norman, Joe Ward, Kenny Ewing, Phyllis Thomas, Larry Allen, Dennis Chaffee, Robert Souder and Troy McCullough.