Yesterday: Faith School’s first grade in 1929
John Walser provided this photograph of Faith School’s first-grade class in 1929. The teacher was Lizzie McCombs, who would become Lizzie McCombs Walser. In the first row, left to right, are James Holshouser, Kenneth Rusher, Donald Wagner, Walter Wagner, Ervin Lingle Jr. G.A. Brown, Bob Fink and Bill Crossett. Second row: Kit Fraley Yates, Sara F. Artz, Lois Hair Lesley, Elsie Teeter, Elizabeth Rusher, Mildred Rusher, Alma Brown Misenheimer and Mary Barger Black. Third row: Hallie Barger Fesperman, Eva Shive Kluttz, Eva Redwine, Dora F. Brown, Ruby Jones Boggs, Hazel Wagner, Lena Gantt and Louise Earnhardt Heilig. Fourth row: Mabel Hair Avant, Mary Alice Brown, Willette Kluttz Bohem, Izetta Holler Lingle, Doris Peeler and Audrey “Miriam” Kuykendall. Fifth row: John L. Funderburk, Dwight Peeler, Ferrill Basinger, Wiley Frank Earnhardt, Robert Leo Gibson, Paige Hess, Hilbert Misenheimer and J.C. Earnhardt.
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