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People & Places Sunday, August 19

GQHS class of 1950
By Gaynelle Morgan
FAITH — The Granite Quarry High School Class of 1950 met on Aug. 4 for its annual reunion at the family life center of Faith Baptist Church. Nineteen classmates, spouses, guests and former teacher were present.
Roana Agner Bost, president, welcomed everyone and Grace Bost Sapp gave the blessing for the catered meal.
Mary Ellen Jarrett McCombs gave a memorial tribute for those deceased since the last reunion: Sybil Barnhardt Campbell, Lindsay Hess, and teacher Jean McCombs. She also read the class poem, written by Jean Trexler Brown, who was unable to attend.
Humorous readings were given by Roana Bost and Frances Beck Peeler. The following will continue to serve as officers: president Roana Bost, vice president Sherry Eagle, secretary Gaynelle Morgan, and treasurer Frances Peeler.
Classmates and guests present were: Herman Ritchie, Eston Doyle, Gaynelle Funk Julian Morgan (Melvin), Roana Agner Bost (Christina Joyce), Sherry Gantt Eagle (Clement), Frances Beck Peeler, Joyce Thomas Trexler, Mary Ellen Jarrett McCombs, Verne McCombs, Shirley Rhinehart, Lottie Ritchie, Grace Bost Sapp, (Ruby Greene), Pat Bringle Masters, Marian Misenheimer Bernhardt and teacher Doris Ritchie.
The next reunion will be held Aug. 3, 2019.

Rowan Redbuds
The next meeting of the Rowan Redbuds Garden Club will be Aug. 23 at 1 p.m. in the RPL Stanback Room, 201 W. Fisher St., on “Bulbs—tried and true, and those that are new,” a review of spring bloomers that are planted in the fall, as well as unusual varieties that deserve a space in the garden. We will be ordering bulbs for the library beds. Members and guests may want to place an order as well.

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