PROSPERITY — The Mid-Carolina Class of 1965 held its 50 year class reunion on Aug. 8 at the Mid-Carolina Golf Club in Prosperity. A tour of the “new” high school was enjoyed prior to meeting at the club for dinner and an open mic evening.
Those attending were Douglas Bedenbaugh, Judi Boland Wessinger, Melvin Bowers, Debra Caldwell Shealy, Charlie Cromer, Terry Fellers, Carroll Graham, Linda Griffin, Leonard Halfacre, Marlene Harmon Koon, Mike Hawkins, David Hentz, Jim Johnston and Woody Koon.
Also attending were Wayne Lathrop, Brenda Livingston Turner, Jim Mayer, Mary Jane Minick Bedenbaugh, Bob Newman, Ninamarie Page Shinta, Mimi Pinner Bowers, Randall Richardson, Sandra Schumpert Sheeley, Patsy Sease Duvall, Mablealice Sineath, Tullie Shealy, Larry Spotts, Ludy Wertz, David Wicker, Jerry Wicker and Mike Wiggers.
Jennylee Foster, retired MCHS faculty, also attended.
Special recognition was given to deceased classmates with their photos on a memorial table. These were Archie Berry, Gloria Boozer Bennett, Luanne Harmon Mayer, Stanley Hawkins, Richard Hartman, Robin Kulas Timmons, David Lathrop, David Lindler, Edward Livingston, Brenda McCartha, Phil Metts, Randy Moore, David “Bit” Shealy and Sue Ellen Wicker Payne. Ray Hipp passed away the week following.
Classmates not attending were Judy Abbot, Randel Abrams, Mel Allen, Donnie Amick, Buck Black, Luther Bowers, Martha Bowers Waller, Johnny Bundrick, Bunny Chappell, Annette Childers, Emily Counts Graham, Gene Dawkins, Bobby Dominick, Phoebe Dowd Mills, Rodger Eargle, Edward Epting and Keith Fulmer.
Also, Mike Griffin, Paula Griffin, Bobby Havird, Rosemary Kinard Bowers, Colie Kinard, Keith Kunkle, Don Long, Stanley Long, David Mathis, Ginny Mills Steinberg, Glenn Moore, Joe Moore, Margie Morris Langford, Betty Richardson, Sharon Sandel Shealy, Larry Seybt, Eunice Shealy, Nancy Stroud Johnson, Ann Waites Lominick, Richard Wedaman and Steve Wise.