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Highlights of Fleming-Neon High School




Some of the members of the senior class

Harding Dawahare: Hi-Y Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Club 3, 4; Football 2, 3; Glee Club 1. He is found ready to collect the change.

Virginia Lee Webb “Ginger”: Girl Reserve 1, 2; Glee Club 2, 3; Pep Club 1, 2, 3; Pep Club 1, 2, 3. Precious things come in small packages.

Hurshel Hudgins “Tenie”: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; “Tenies size is made up by his ability to do his work.”

Mary Gillis: Girl Reserve 1; Pep Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2. “A faithful friend to all, and a cheerful disposition.”

Harold Frederick Conley “Fred”: Hi-Y Club and Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Quiet but actions speak louder than words.

Mildred Peterson “Mitzi”: Girl Reserve 1, 2, 3; Pep Club 1, 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Vice-President Freshman Class; “If her A’s were stars, her crown would be a bright one.”

Raymond Webb: “Raymond is a very quiet boy, and has a character that will lead to success in life.”

Eddythe Wright “Hickie”: Girl Reserve 1, 2, 3; “Her dignity and quietness has made her a favorite.”

Senior Will: We, the seniors of Fleming High, in the year ’41, being of sound mind and body, do here by, before entering a new phase of life, wish to leave our most valuable possessions to those less fortunate than we.

First, as a group, we wish to leave our promptness, vigor, sincerity and adaptability to the juniors. Then, with our teachers we leave the memories of the past four years.

Gaynelle leaves her tall lankiness to Etta Craft so she will have the ability to look down on others.

Ruth, the twin, leaves her black curly hair to Jeane Goodson.

Anna leaves her pretty teeth to Pearl McMillian, wishing her much chewing power as she has.

Pearl leaves her personality to Rose Hazen, hoping it will help he increase her list of friends.

Percy leaves her dimples to Lorena Childers, wishing her a smile to win the boys.

Frances leaves her flirting ability to Hope Bryant.

Julia leaves her big brown eyes to Alice Elovitz – they’ll tumble for a wink any time.

Mildred leaves part of her knowledge to Billy Wayne Wright with the request that he use it occasionally.

Mary leaves her song “Oh Foots” to any manless girl who would like to use it.

Ruth Taylor leaves her beautiful white hands to Doris Stapleton.

Blanchleavesthat bigwad of blow gum that is sticking under her seat in Miss Adam’s room to Barbara Pass. Eddythe leaves her good fortune for getting a husband to Arlena Knox.

Gertrude and Ruby leave their ability to sing to Ida Mae Welch and Ruth Collier.

Virginia Lee leaves her completion to Mabel Adkins, and Mary Belt leaves Kelly Collier to any pretty girl who wants him.

Ethel and Lorena leave their friendship to those two high-tempered freshmen girls.

Harding and Robert leave their jitterbugging ability to Sylvester Allen, while J. L. and Lloyd leave their “way” with Miss Adams to Freddie Hazen.

Darrell bequeaths his football helmet to Tony Vertuca to be used on top of his, for double protection against Pikeville.

Jack and Fred leave their luck on the “grid” to Delmar Hall.

Lawrence and Homer leave their blushes to Frances Denham.

Paul and Bill leave their arguing instincts to Bethel.

Mary Belt and Anna Lean Spence bequeath their different hairdo’s to Lorena Childers.

Crandell and Mae leave their musical talent to Nora Lee Wright.

Pauline Stapleton leaves her ability to cry any time to Anna Bell Mitchell.

Herschel leaves his good-looking figure, and Harry leaves his blue eyes to Tommy Hackney.

Charles leaves his ability to take a joke to any one that needs it.

Members of the senior class

Gaynell Hancock (President), Ruth Harvath (Vice- President), Anna Harvath (Secretary), Pearl Welch (Treasurer), Harding Dawahare (Editor), Robert D. Preston (Art Editor), Darrel Sisk (Sports Editor), Lorena Addington, Ethel Anderson, Frances Fields, Julia Frazier, Virginia Mae Gambill, Mary Gillis, Gertrude Mattingly, Vera Mullins, Mildred Peterson, Annalene Spence, Ruby E. Simmons, Ruth Taylor, Percy Vance, Virginia Lee Webb, Pearl Welch, Edythe Wright, William Abdoo, Lloyd Gibson, Raymond Hall, Herschell Hudgins, Charles Jackson, Junior Kazee, J.L. Rowell, Lawrence Smith, Paul Wright, Fred Conley, Homer Conley, Crandall Miles.

The above articles from the 1941 Fleming High School Yearbook.

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