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1967 - 40 Year Reunion

Posing in front of Cabool Post Office were Class of 1967 members, front row from left, Doris Darter, Linda Taff Vandivort, Carolyn Emack Beck, Karen Odom Brown, Karen Stapp Rader, Suzy Morris Altis, Liz Jarrett Durham, Becky Lindsey Taff, Loretta Mead Fox, Wendy Honeycutt Brown, Virginia Bloomer Kirkland, Etta Phillips Jett, Karon Surby and Jerry Killion; second row, Clinton Reed, Russell Lee, Larry Taff, Judy Mercer Ogletree, Norma Jean West, Chris Davidson Portell, Danny Middleton, Yvonne Etter Burch, David Sullivan, Edwin Neher, James Miller, Lyle Frisbee and Johnny Mitchem; back row, Amy Anderson Johnson, Ellen Baker Davis, Linda Rhodes Glenn, Floydean Young Carroll and Jessie Johnson Williams.

Class of '67 with pic
By Liz Durham

The Cabool High School Class of 1967 held their 40-year reunion Saturday, September 1.  Thirty-two classmates and 19 guests met at 5:00 p.m. at Sunnyside Cafe for a time of food and fellowship.  The Sunnyside served a delicious buffet, and the class enjoyed the cafe decor of 50's and 60's memorabilia with blue and white balloons and welcome posters provided by the class.  Russell Lee was the master of ceremonies, conduction class business and providing reminders of class officers, 60's happenings, etc. The sound system was provided by Neil Hamilton.  The class voted to provide a memorial brick at Alumni Park for each member deceased in the future or a donation of equal value if the member already has a brick.  The class has already placed an order for five bricks and one donation for deceased classmates Doug Carroll, Gary Cox, Carla Davis, Don Loughridge, Ronnie Peabody and Dale Shaw.  Name tags were made by Don Tottingham featuring pictures from the 1967 yearbook.  A reunion photograph was taken by Barbara Bunch.  Each class member present was given a booklet containing the current addresses and profiles of those who responded to the letter of inquiry.  The reunion dismissed at 9:00 p.m. with many lingering to visit longer.  Class members present were Amy Anderson Johnson, Anna, Illinois; Virginia Bloomer Kirkland, Mansfield; Ellen Baker Davis, Mtn. Grove; Doris Darter, Harrison, Arkansas; Chris Davidson Portell, Nashville, Tennessee; Carolyn Emack Beck, Greenfield; Yvonne Etter Burch, Springfield; Lyle Frisbee, Cabool; Liz Jarrett Durham, Cabool; Jessie Johnson Williams, Houston; Jerry Killion, Monett; Russell Lee, Cabool; Loretta Mead Fox, Springfield; Judy Mercer Ogletree, Mtn. Grove; Danny Middleton, Macon; James G. Miller, Cabool; John Mitchem, Cabool; Suzy Morris Altis, Sedalia; Karen Odom Brown, Mtn. Grove; Etta Phillips Jett, West Plains; Clinton Reed, Cabool; Linda Rhodes Glenn, Cabool; Daren Stapp Rader, Springfield; David Sullivan, Cabool; Karon Surby, Liberty; Larry and Becky Lindsay Taff, Cabool; Linda Taff Vandivort, Houston; Norma Jean West, Cabool; Floydean Yound Carroll, Cabool; Wendy Honeycutt Brown, Irondale; and Edwin Neher, Cabool.
Etta Phillips, Debbie Phillips, & Yvonne Etter


Loretta Mead & Carolyn Emack

David Sullivan & Danny Middleton

Johnnie Mitchem

Lyle Frisbee & Amy Anderson

Karon Surby

Karen Surby, Clinton Reed, Virginia Bloomer & Husband


Judy Mercer, Norma Jean West & Yvonne Etter

Judy Mercer, Wendy Honeycutt, Amy Anderson, & Edwin Neher

Carolyn Emack, Karin Stapp, & Chris Davidson

Lyle Frisbee & Amy Anderson

Russell Lee
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