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Monett High School Class of 1956 holds reunion

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The Monett High School Class of 1956 held its reunion on the weekend of Sept. 16, 2011. Members who attended the reunion are pictured above.In the front row, from left, are: Evelyn (Colwell) Robertson, Don Isbell, Barbara (McShane) Wolfe, Josephine (Moennighoff) Isbell, Jerry James, Claud Planchon, Shirlene (Garoutte) Metcalf and Juanita (Knee) Hilton. Second row: Joan (Boke) Witt, Barbara Gates, Dixie (Atwell) Latshaw, Patricia (Boucher) Johnson, Juanita (Aldridge) Gold, Arlene (Culver) Aldridge, Adline (Hayward) Bartkoski, Margaret (Etter) Meadows and Gerald Doennig. Back row: Carol Ann (Winton) Burlison, John Birkenbach, Bonnie (Bremer) Worm, Glen Mulkey, Bill Vincent, Wilbur Ellis, Harold Neeley, Dean Holmes and Mamie (McCormick) Lane. [Connie's Photography]
The Monett High School Class of 1956 celebrated the 55th anniversary of its high school graduation on the weekend of Sept. 16, 2011.

Festivities began on Friday night with several members attending the Monett Homecoming football game.

Activities continued on Saturday with class members gathering for finger foods and visiting at the Super 8 Motel, followed by dinner at Grant's Restaurant. A memorial table decorated with candles and yellow mums featured names of deceased class members.

Class members attending from out of town were: Carol Ann (Winton) Burlison, of Tallahassee, Fla.; Barbara (McShane) Wolfe and John, of Brevard, N.C.; Dean Holmes, of Georgetown, Texas; Claud Planchon, of Dothan, Ala.; Bill and Sue Vincent, of Lee's Summit; Wilbur Ellis, of Wheatland; Ella (Gibson) Randall, of Nixa; Harold and Janet Neeley, of Springfield; Glen and Donna Mulkey, of Shell Knob; Gerald and Luetta Doennig, of Republic; Wayne and Juanita (Aldridge) Gold, of Aurora; Shirlene (Garoutte) Metcalf, of Aurora; Adline (Hayward) Bartkoski, of Pierce City; Charles and Patricia (Boucher) Johnson, of Verona; and Evelyn (Colwell) Robertson, of Carthage.

Attending from Monett were: Dixie (Atwell) Latshaw, John and Mary Birkenbach, Joan (Boke) Witt, Hershell and Bonnie (Bremer) Worm, J.H. and Arlene (Culver) Aldridge, Margaret (Etter) Meadows, Barbara Gates, Don and Josephine (Moennighoff) Isbell, Jerry and Jane James, Juanita (Knee) Hilton and Mamie (McCormick) Lane.

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