North City Elementary School, Palos Street, Athens, McMinn County, Tennessee
Our teacher, Mr. Rodger Bruce Wentworth 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 used most often. 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 twenty-nine students are as follows:
Rudy Hodges, Ernest Stephen (Steve) Ratledge, Kenneth Keaton, Barbara Etti Thomas, Mac Burns, Frances Sharlene Hayes, Susan Rountree, Ross Ann Farner (b 1949 McMinn CO, TN d 16 May 2015 Sweetwater, Monroe CO, TN buried McMinn Memory Gardens, Athens, McMinn CO, TN) Mrs. Norman Goldman, Jr. divorced, then Mrs. James Stephen Newman);
second row standing left to right Colleen Christene Calfee, Charles Clyde Wade, Thomas (Tommy) Hubert Stewart, Sandra Ann Stanton (Mrs. David Grisham), Linda Larose Palmer (Mrs. James "Jim" Barnett), Sherry June Hyde (Mrs. John Nelson "Jackie" Webb), Sharon Dianne Sneed (Mrs. Rodger Dale Rogers divorced; later Mrs. Darrell Lee McKeehan), Douglas (Doug) Matthews, Nola Lynette Clayton (Mrs. Dennis Charles O'Daniel; later Mrs. William Harley Crick), Mr. Bruce Wentworth;
third row kneeling on stage left to right Janice Susan Land (Turner) (1948 - 10 Sep 2016 buried McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn CO, TN), Phillip James (Flip Flop) Elliott, Phyllis Ann Ables (Mrs. James Parker b 1948 d before 2012), Brenda Morrow, Sandra Jo Nipper (Mrs. Ernest Stephen Ratledge), Clarence Wayne Richesin, Robert Darrell Dodd (b 16 April 1949 d 27 November 1994 buried South Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery, McMinn County, TN), Charles Patrick (Pat) Jaquish;
Ronald (Ronnie) Eugene Lane, Richard (Ricky) Dean Gunter, James (Jimmy) Voyles, Gary Brock.
~ written by Sandra (Nipper) Ratledge and to be continued ~
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