The Monett High School Class of 1949 recently met at Grant's Restaurant to visit and reminisce. The group also celebrated 80th birthday for some members.
It was decided to meet on Memorial Day weekend in 2012.
Those attending were: Delores (Huffmaster) Bertalott and husband, Charlie, of Tulsa, Okla.; Nolan Fritz, of Edmond, Okla.; Jerry Hinkle, of Warrensburg; Jerald Cherry, of Kansas City and brother Charles Cherry, of Monett; Marilyn (Mourglia) McKee, of Kansas City; John Eden, of Paragould, Arkansas.
Bill Hull and wife, Lois, of Camdenton; Jack Howerton, of Carthage; Ruth Ann (Jackson) Carter and husband, Jim, of Joplin; Helen (Finley) Falmer and husband, Sylvan, of Shell Knob; Norma (Huffmaster) Clay, of Springfield; Norma (Balmas) Bowman and husband, Kenny, of Freistatt.
Sam Birkenbach and wife, Delores, Mary Sue (Reynaud) Fox and husband, Jack, Jeanie (Lathrop) Landoll and husband, Ron, Ada (Rutherford) Smith and daughter, Debbie, Frances (Drake) Thomas and husband, Jim, and Bob and Emma Jean (Burton) McCormick, all of Monett.