Yesterday: Class of 1956 at Spencer High School

Published 12:00 am Monday, August 1, 2016

The Salisbury Post took this photo, dated May 23, 1956, of the Class of 1956 at Spencer High School. The back of the photograph says the class included 41 boys and 20 girls. The two class mascots in front are Carol Starr and Stephen Plummer. Graduates in the photograph, left to right, startingĀ on the first (bottom) row, are Zona Yarboro, June Dobbins, Letitia Wiseman, Joyce Keller, Peggy Kluttz, Norma Talbert, Pat Murff, June Leonard, Julia Koontz, Carolyn Wagner, Marilyn Hackett and Nancy Swicegood. Second row: Ann Ott, Earlene Queen, Robert Penley, Bill Cannon, Charles Shuping, Ben Rimer, Bobby Hawkins, Wayne Watson, Eleanor Spencer, Carol Cain, Carol Gillespie and Effie Worrell. Third row: Ann Gettys, Lamar Weant, James Tarleton, John Shamel, Tim Loflin, Ron Lanning, Winfred Shuping, Paul Kluttz, Larry Eller, Buddy Brinkley, Bud Mauldin and Joy Holleman. Fourth row: Ben Gobble, Brownie Brown, Byron Truesdale, Tommy Henderson, Jimmy Parnell, Bill Welch, Fred Riley, Chuck Agner, Jimmy Sharpe, Larry Wagner, Ron Young, Doyle Corwin and Jerry Poole. Fifth row: Tony Queen, Guy Lanning, Edwin Patterson, Ron Kester, J.B. Cornelison, James Eagle, Woody Hunt, Buddy Walton, Jerry Vail, Yates Plummer, Roby Snider and Joe Walser. The class held its 60th reunion July 21-22.