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Monett High School Class of 1961 holds 50th reunion

Thursday, November 10, 2011

The Monett High School Class of 1961 recently held its 50th reunion. Class members are pictured at left. In the front row, from left, are: Judy Van Amber Etter, Mary Helen Barttrum McMeley, Jeannie Craker Jarvis, Judy Thurston Thomas, Earlena Miller Seward, Doris Klingsporn Reynaud, Mary Lynn Holmes, Carol Pryor Lagalo, Patricia Netzer and JoAnn Wells Nelson. Second row: Richard Heim, Bob Lambeth, Mary Amundson Lugg, Sue Ann Fly, Sherry Lee Shepherd, Jean Hinds Hartman, Lenna Etter Garrett, Sugar Mooney Wilson, Betty Kaye Alyea, Becky Suit Matthews, Sondra Fritz Zearley, Phyllis Reynaud Johnson and Pat East Nicholson. Third row: Ron Wormington, Leo Schmidt, Leroy Ginther, Don Bremer, Mark Hunt, Ron Terry, Terry Fertig, Rex Wilson, Mac Blattert, Ross Kelley, Albert Lohkamp, Harold Schelin, Bob Walker and Larry Nicholson. [Connie's Photography]
The Monett High School Class of 1961 held its 50th reunion on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

On Sept. 30, there was a get-together at the Dairy Queen and then the group attended the Monett-Aurora football game.

On Oct. 1, a breakfast was held at Star's Restaurant followed by a visit to the Monett Historical Museum. Social hour was held at 4 p.m. at the Monett City Park Casino followed by a class meeting at 6:30 p.m. The banquet was held at 7 p.m.

The decorations were purple and gold balloons, candles and vases with purple and gold flowers and small balloons. The menu was provided by Alice Irene's Restaurant.

Attending the reunion were: Betty Kaye Alyea, of Monett; Mary Amundson, Lugg and Keith, of Casper, Wyo.; Mary Helen Barttrum McMeley and Raymond, of Pierce City; Mac Blattert, of Lenexa, Kan.; Don Bremer and Louise, of Branson; Jeannie Craker Jarvis and Glenn, of Stockton; Pat East Nicholson and Larry, of Buffalo; Lenna Etter Garrett, of Bernice, Okla.; Terry Fertig, of Sapulpa, Okla.; Sue Ann Fly and daughter, Dana, of Springdale, Ark.; Sondra Fritz Zearley and A.J., of Kansas City; Leroy Ginther, of Bellville, Ill.; Richard Heim and Alice, of Stark City.

Jean Hinds Hartman, of Monett; Mary Lynn Holmes, of Springfield; Mark Hunt, of Birmingham, Mich.; Ross Kelley and Dawnette, of Spokane, Wash.; Doris Klingsporn Reynaud and Ron, of Springfield; Bob Lambeth, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; Albert Lohkamp and Wanda, of Republic; Earlena Miller Seward, of Little Rock, Ark.; Sugar Mooney Wilson, of Rocky Comfort; Patricia Netzer, of Bartlesville, Okla.; Carol Pryor Lagalo, of Saginaw, Mich.; Phyllis Reynaud Johnson, of Springfield; Harold Schelin and Linda, of Monett; Leo Schmidt, of Monett; Sherry Lee Shepherd, of Springfield; Becky Suit Matthews and Edsel, of Fair Grove; Ron Terry and Sue Carol, of Rogersville; Judy Thurston Thomas, of Kingston, Wash.; Judy Van Amber Etter, of Sarcoxie; Bob Walker, of Monett; JoAnn Wells Nelson, of Waverly, Kan.; Rex Wilson, of New York, N.Y.; Ron Wormington and Mary Ann, of Monett; and Dr. Ralph Scott and Mary, of Monett.

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