McClain High School class of 1957 holds 60-year reunion


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Members of the McClain High School class of 1957 who recently attended their 60-year reunion are pictured: front row, l-r) Charline (Hakes) Powell, Charlotte (Carman) Easter, Molly (Benner) Baxla, Cora (Burns) Hamilton, Arline (Hakes) Bayless, Earnie Roll, Buck Rooks, Millie (Pierce) Hill and Rosalee (McCoy) Hill; (middle row,l-r) Ramon Weller, Sally (Perkins) Heckman, Joyce (Rooks) Bower, Marilyn (Priest) Perkins, Wanda Compton, Suzanne (Peabody) Johnson, Mary (Grubb) Stolsenberg, Dotti (Ogg) Moon, Ellie (Shumaker) Dowler, B.J. (Bessie Jean Brown) Pucher and Maxine (Pierce) Curry; (back row, l-r), Sam Blackstone, Dick (Karnes) Clifton, Barbara (Hafer) Current, Hershel Maxie, Joe Wise, Ed Hamilton, Sue (Cameron) Woodland, Bruce Von Bargen and Dick Easter.

Members of the McClain High School class of 1957 who recently attended their 60-year reunion are pictured: front row, l-r) Charline (Hakes) Powell, Charlotte (Carman) Easter, Molly (Benner) Baxla, Cora (Burns) Hamilton, Arline (Hakes) Bayless, Earnie Roll, Buck Rooks, Millie (Pierce) Hill and Rosalee (McCoy) Hill; (middle row,l-r) Ramon Weller, Sally (Perkins) Heckman, Joyce (Rooks) Bower, Marilyn (Priest) Perkins, Wanda Compton, Suzanne (Peabody) Johnson, Mary (Grubb) Stolsenberg, Dotti (Ogg) Moon, Ellie (Shumaker) Dowler, B.J. (Bessie Jean Brown) Pucher and Maxine (Pierce) Curry; (back row, l-r), Sam Blackstone, Dick (Karnes) Clifton, Barbara (Hafer) Current, Hershel Maxie, Joe Wise, Ed Hamilton, Sue (Cameron) Woodland, Bruce Von Bargen and Dick Easter.


The McClain High School class of 1957 held its 60-year reunion on July 8 at the Greenfield Historical Society Grain and Hay Building.

Each table was centered with an arrangement of purple and gold flowers that were later given to class members.

Following a social hour, a buffet dinner was provided by members of the historical society.

Class president Ed Hamilton was in charge of the program. Cora Hamilton gave a tribute to class members who have passed away since the last reunion. A short history of the historical society was given by Harold Schmidt.

Those attending were: Ramon Weller of Yucaipa, Calif.; Charline and Stephen Powell of Flowery Branch, Ga.; Cora and Ed Hamilton (both class members) of Blountville, Tenn.; Teresa Roll of Chicago, Ill.; Suzanne Johnson of Loveland; B.J. and Steve Pucker of Cincinnati; Sally Heckman of Delaware; Dick Karnes of Clifton and Phyllis Reeder of Blanchester; Sam Blackstone of Columbus; Marilyn Perkins, and Sue and Don Woodland of Springfield; Arline Bayless of Wilmington; Millie and Carol Hill of Chillicothe; Joyce Bower of London; Molly Baxla, and Carolyn and Joe Wise of Hillsboro; Maxine Curry and Melinda Shafer of Leesburg; Judy Gill of South Salem; Bobbie and Bruce Von Bargen, Ellie and Ron Dowler, Dotti and David Moon, Silver and Hershel Maxie, and Mary Stolsenberg of Washington C.H.; and Shirley Shields, Rosalee Hill, Wanda Compton, Earnie Roll, Sherry Hizer, Debbie Kessler, Buck Rooks, Marilyn and Dick Easter, Barbara Current, and Charlotte Easter of Greenfield.

Members of the McClain High School class of 1957 who recently attended their 60-year reunion are pictured: front row, l-r) Charline (Hakes) Powell, Charlotte (Carman) Easter, Molly (Benner) Baxla, Cora (Burns) Hamilton, Arline (Hakes) Bayless, Earnie Roll, Buck Rooks, Millie (Pierce) Hill and Rosalee (McCoy) Hill; (middle row,l-r) Ramon Weller, Sally (Perkins) Heckman, Joyce (Rooks) Bower, Marilyn (Priest) Perkins, Wanda Compton, Suzanne (Peabody) Johnson, Mary (Grubb) Stolsenberg, Dotti (Ogg) Moon, Ellie (Shumaker) Dowler, B.J. (Bessie Jean Brown) Pucher and Maxine (Pierce) Curry; (back row, l-r), Sam Blackstone, Dick (Karnes) Clifton, Barbara (Hafer) Current, Hershel Maxie, Joe Wise, Ed Hamilton, Sue (Cameron) Woodland, Bruce Von Bargen and Dick Easter.
https://www.timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2017/07/web1_McClain-57-pic.jpgMembers of the McClain High School class of 1957 who recently attended their 60-year reunion are pictured: front row, l-r) Charline (Hakes) Powell, Charlotte (Carman) Easter, Molly (Benner) Baxla, Cora (Burns) Hamilton, Arline (Hakes) Bayless, Earnie Roll, Buck Rooks, Millie (Pierce) Hill and Rosalee (McCoy) Hill; (middle row,l-r) Ramon Weller, Sally (Perkins) Heckman, Joyce (Rooks) Bower, Marilyn (Priest) Perkins, Wanda Compton, Suzanne (Peabody) Johnson, Mary (Grubb) Stolsenberg, Dotti (Ogg) Moon, Ellie (Shumaker) Dowler, B.J. (Bessie Jean Brown) Pucher and Maxine (Pierce) Curry; (back row, l-r), Sam Blackstone, Dick (Karnes) Clifton, Barbara (Hafer) Current, Hershel Maxie, Joe Wise, Ed Hamilton, Sue (Cameron) Woodland, Bruce Von Bargen and Dick Easter.

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