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Gibson, Bethea to Dec. 18 Ted and Margaret Gibson announce engagement and marriage of their (laugh- , Amy Jo Gibson of Clarenre, David Roland Bethea, Clare- wedding will be held Dec. in the Tryon Christian Union at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Gibson ! officiate. bride elect is a graduate High School. She a Bachelor of Science degree Southeastern Oklahoma State Durant, and is an State University masters speech communication, [is currently flight instructing in G prospective bridegroom is of Oklahoma State and is the business at the Claremore Medical He grew up in Asia, Indian Africa, and is the former of the OSU rugby team. of '43 its anniversary Perkins High School Class of celebrated its 50th anniversary an afternoon get-together in Lodge Nov. 6. about the "good old visiting and sharing what has done during the last 50 was shared by 24 former and their spouses. from out state were: Barger, Jacksonville, Ark.; Brixey, Granger City, Utah; (Campbell) Della Dora and Hayward, Calif; Bert Huls wife, Dallas, "lxas; Lois Inskeep, Ranch Mirage, Walter Judge and wife, N.M.; and Charles and wife, Salem, Ore. (Ham) Beelex and husband, Amy do Gibson and David Roland Bethea Class of 1933 holds its 60th reunion By Fief,nee Holbrook The Perkins High School grad- uating class of 1933 celebrated its 60th class reunion in the home of Mattie Lee Recer Thompson Satur- day afternoon. Two form,r teachers attended. Mrs. Eloise Thomas Parson of Perkins was the classes' eighth- grade teacher. She celebrated here 97th birthday in May. Mrs. Frances Jenkins Escue was a very popular Lon (Bower) Thompson and high school teacher and lives in Edgar Vanzandt and wife Stillwater. pa-,-- (Rams,y) Watkins " from Stillwater. Oklahoma City were Virgil Lambert, Bill Ihylor and  and Max Ingram. from Perkins were (Turner) Cundiff, Raymoud and wife, Eva Lee (West- LaFollette and husband, Lo- Mercher, Margaret Sugg, Doyle Kirby and (Reddou0 KL,. attending were Benny Henry, City; Enos Combs and wife, and Robert Davis, Rip- (Creaser) Henry from and DeWayue Luster and from Perry were unable to the aftexnoon session but the banquet that evening in the Perkins Elementary gymnasium. family reunion Wellston Goidle Shaver Stewart were 51 relatives gathered Wellston Masonic Hall Oct. They came to honor Pearl from Fort Worth, Texas. Annie Reeves who in perkins and who now in a Stillwater resthome. of these ladies have passed 9D- They are the last of this came from Missouri, Oklahoma. family started with our There were 12 chil- They rived in the late 1880's. name was Eliphas Reeves. His wife's name t Kish Reeves. They came m a covered wagon, home.- northwest of Carney and in a half-dugout for some They could look their door gee wild animals. Reeves was a minister. would peach at one church and at another the next One of these churches was in been told he gathered from the prairie and sold in Guthrie for 50 cents a load. is a mid-way house still on Highway 105. It's one- of the Lincoln-Logan line. The loaded wagons were on their way They rested their horses many years. The following class members were present: Charles L. Fulton, Lyle Jones, Floyd Brown, Frances Race Gray, Nova Stone Rains, Ray Burton, Minnie Burton Bland, Clifford Martz, Virgil Bo Spillers, Florence Ellen Smith Sewell, Jamie Alice Clarke Dram, Minnie Belle Fulton Long, Florence Baker Holbrook and the hostess, Mattie Lee Recer Thompson. Spouses, relatives and friends of the class were also present. Cimarron Valley FCE talks immune system system and associated flluess. We also discussed Lupus and inflamma- tory disease of the body's conn- tive tissue and chronic fatigue syn- drome. At the close of the meet- ing, a hostess served refresh- ments to Emma LOu Hardin, Esther Ham, Fern Rice, Agnes Crowly, Carol Acuff, Verna Lea Arthur, Inez Barnes, Elsie Grant, Betty Branstetter, Charlotte Par- rack, Joyce Yongker, lhh Was- sell, Geraldine Allen and guests, Olive Prior and Alta Kirby, and Joan Botts, sisters from Stillwater. By Geraldine Allen . Cimarron Valley FCE Club held it's regular meeting ifi the home of Joan Botts Oct. 5. Vice-president Emma LOu Hardin presided over the meeting. Joan opened the meeting with her devotional, "Faith," reading from James 5:14. Verna Lea Arthur led the group in singing "Happy Birthday" to Inez Barnes followed by the flag salute and =Collect" given in unison. Esther and Ruth presented an in- formative program consisting of Im- munodeficiency quiz, a review and reminder of facts about the immune ............................... :" :-----4/ ....... : F .d (;,=slli,lg (:l, ir()i,r;,'l i' TODAY IS YOUR TOMORROW! STAR] IODAY... yORKING... 0000'0000TOMORROW" Open 6 Days A Week 1 -800/954-3339 941 E. Cherry - Cushing (I I;b,('k .st o[ lh,sl, lud) lU |, ii REPLACEMENT WINDOWS ,PolpTIx Vinyl Double  with 11110ul Fmrnm -EZCINn0 cream Ido To Ft ymr FREE ES1MATE8 Perkins Journal, Thursday, November 11, 1993 -Page 7 I SENIOR CITIZENS NEWS By  Ham We had 13 ladies doing various kinds of painting Nov. 4. Those enjoying the morning together were Jewel Mahar, Winona Randolf, Alpha ,er, rry AI. Ruby , Goldie Stewart, Betty Jo Trimble, Viola Cnmkel, Elsie Grant, Florence Wall, Vicki Shea, Mary Nelson and Goldie Bean. Of course men are always welcome, too. The following enjoyed an evening of cards and do--noes Nov. 6: Guy and Cleta Rivers, Gold/e and Virgil Bean, Erma and Everett Miller, Vern Wells, Maudetta Triplett, Nuel Reynolds, Joyce Ools and Norma Woods. If you like to play cards or dominoes, come join us at the center Saturd nights. We had several visitors from other states to join us for music Nov. 8 including Rex and Eve- lyn Birdsong, Vale Ore.; Norma and Richard Saltzn, Mont. Oth- ers listening to the good music were Alpha Bower, Ed and Flora Cundiff, Joyce Ools, Pete and Vi- ola Gunkel, Jack and Jeanne Befit, Olga Tomlinson, Donna Burton, Arlene and Ore Matuey, Clifford and Lois McKanghn, Ruth Wells, Rena Burton, Paul Cooley, Mary llurchett, Bill and Eva Cm, Margo Hughes, Jack Heaton, Wanda Chap- man, James and Mildred Hail. Also, Edith Cretsinger, Erma Karner to head lukemia drive Janet Karner has been named "key volunteer" for the Society Residential Campaign in Perkins. "The drive is scheduled to begin immediately and conclude Nov. 22," Olenda Fisk, for the Oklahoma Chter of the Leukemia Society of America, mid. "The residential drive is people- to-people campaign," Kamef said. "Each of us have been touched at some time by this disease throngh the loss of a relative or close frie=xl. This campaisn presems an opportunity to make a differ, me by joining in the fight against this dreaded disease." The Ooma Chap provid direct financial assistance to Okla- homa pail=m in need and is era'- ready supporting research project. SImffer,  Kamdm, Earl Bent- The musicians playing for us iey, John , Etmice John- were lval Hesser, Evelyn Havel, sea, Amy and Olive Wehrlen, Jimmie Dodson, Bud Smith, Jim ErtmSmith, VcmWells, Mandetta Music, Carroll McGinnis, Bob Tripktt, Gem and Josephine Bays, Voigt, Bernice Schieffer, Larry Were, Katherine Cross, Darrell, Glen and Esther Notting- Mm and Beth Rding, Wilia ham, Allen Cain, Clara Hesser, Vic Ram, Ethel Caner, Mattie Lee Metzger and Jim Ham. Thompson, Mack and Viola Bra- The pot luck and birthday dinner ziel, Guy Rivers, Dorothy Metzger, combination was held Nov. 10. Elsie Grant, Naomi Woods, Belle Thanksgiving dinner will be Cain, Ka Cain, Esther Ham and Nov. 19. Watch this paper for Luella Henuis. everything happening at the center. ROCKY MO JNTAI N the FIT ,00owntown - tiUwater Thurs.- til 8 p.m. 372-3007 Discover - Visa - MasterCard - Lay-away THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS WHO MADE OUR FIRST YEAR & A HALF A SUCCESS!! 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