Yesterday: The last class to graduate from East Spencer High
Phoebe Taylor Nunn provided this photograph of the East Spencer High School Class of 1958, which was the last class to graduate from the school. Those in the picture include the mascots in front, Neal Goodman and Jana Lanning; First row, left to right: Jacqueline Koontz Riley, deceased; Phoebe Taylor Nunn; Vivian Stoner Sprinkle; Mary Lee Page Ketchie; Jean Wilson Raper; Lois Bass Daye; and Wanda Robinson. Second row: Cordell Shepherd, deceased; Vander Benfield, deceased; Barbara Huffman; Carol McDowell Smith; Mary Jo Small Benfield, deceased; Jean Edwards Kluttz; Georgia Miller Almond; and James Head. Third row: Walter Lanning, deceased; Nelson Chunn, deceased; Bobby Poole; Tommy Cline, deceased; Harvey Broadway, deceased; Donald Earnhardt; Fred Lanning, deceased; Elbert Kluttz and Tommy Graham, deceased. Fourth row: Albert Cline, deceased; Glenn Honeycutt, deceased; Sam Turner; and James Young, deceased. Nunn says nine of the graduates pictured here were military veterans who had returned to school under the GI Bill.
Gene Graham provided this interior photograph of Efird’s Department Store, which once operated at 226 S. Main St. (part of... read more