Comments from Classmates
Below are your comments that we received with the Information Updates. We thought you'd enjoy reading them.
William Steinke Sultan "I have a violin business in South Jersey. My regrets for not attending reunion. Would like to hear from all classmates."
Bob Dawson "3 children, 7 grands. This may be to late to make the directory. We belong to Florida Campers On Mission and have been on several mission trips. Just returned home last week."
"We have lived in Houston for 29 years. We have no real intention of ever retiring. Jackie is a development/grant writer for several small non-profit organizations.
"Our son Elliot and his wife Liza have two sons, James Aaron(27 M) and Cameron Jacob (4 M). We have lost a lot of classmates, which is very sad, but for our relative ages, it does seem to be a very large percentage of our class. I plan to be around along time, so maybe I will see you at the next few reunions."
Kathia June Moore Halbert "In March 2007, I had open heart surgery In Charleston, WV. I have a 28 mm ring inside my Mitral Valve. I have 3 grand daughters, 1 grand son, and 1 step grand daughter. My husband and I had our own service station for 21 years. I worked at Jo Ann Fabrics for 11 years and Advance Auto Parts for 5 years."
Paul Edward Frederick "Donna and I just sent in our reservations for both days. We are looking forward to a great time and seeing old friends."
Linda Spivack Sandersen "Can't wait! My husband and I are coming down in our RV and will be staying at Mountwood Park."
Tom Mahood "Looking forward to seeing everyone Friday night."
Clinton Wayne Kirk "Will be there Friday night. Granddaughter getting married Saturday evening."
Kathia June Moore Halbert "I had open heart surgery March 2007. Mike and I have a daughter and a son. We also have 3 grand daughters,1 grand son, and a step grand daughter. We enjoy going camping on the weekends. Mike and I celebrated our 49th wedding anniversary May 6th."
William (Bill) Lester Potts
"After a Graduation Trip lasting 7 years came back to Parkersburg from London with my wife of 40 some years now. Two children and 3 grand children the oldest of which just turned two. I can still out run all three.
Moved all over the US then to England in 1990 and have never found a reason to leave. Retired in 2007 from Ford and Citi Bank in the UK and supporting the Pubs of England and the theatres of the West End.
Sorry to miss the Big 50 but give a thought to those many who have passed."
Beth Anne Barry Cullum "What fun to catch up on everyone's news. I am unable to attend the reunion but look forward to the pictures. Ron and I just celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary. We have two children, Barry and Wendy and three grandchildren: Meghan who is 6, Owen who is 2 1/2 and Molly who is 2 weeks old. They keep us busy with projects and fun things. We have been retired about 10 years, love to travel and spend time with friends and family. Several class mates have contacted me and I hope to catch up with them in the near future. Have a wonderful reunion."
Linda Charlene Marshall Freed "Two children, Steven and Jason, who both live in Marietta, and four grandchildren. Raised and showed AKC pugs for 30 years and traveled extensively. Now that I've retired, I enjoy doing medical transcription part-time from my home. I also enjoy being active in the First Baptist Church, singing in the choir and attending the women's functions."
Rebecca Biddle McHenry "3 children: Anne, Lauren ,Jamie; 2 grandchildren: Marilisa 5 and Olivia 3. Will be traveling this summer to Rio de Janerio, Brazil to visit with my grandaughters then on to Lisbon, Portugal to stay with friends til January 2011."
Ruth Ann Uhl Robinson "I have three grown children and four grandsons who live nearby so I see them everyday. Since retiring from public school teaching ten years ago I started teaching adult dance classes five days a week to stay active. I've traveled extensively, visited six continents and go to local festivals. I am an active member at my church. I enjoy playing the piano and still take weekly lessons. My hobbies are scuba diving and volunteering at the Senior Center."
Eva Jane Life Thorn "We now have 7 grand children and 5 great grand children plus 2 more to be born this year."
Larry A. Wilson "I hope we can get a lot of the ones from Parkersburg to come out to the reunion."
Stephen Neely "I travel a lot. Please use my e-mail to contact me."
George A. Cooper "We live part time in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua and part time in Arlington, TX, when we are not traveling. Arlington is now home of the Cowboys. San Juan del Sur is the surfing capital of Central America."
Sonja Karen Hoffman "Have 5 grandchildren 3 step grandchildren 3 great grandsons and 2 step great grandsons Will celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary Aug 30th."
James K. Barber "Good old PHS. The older I become the better I remember the good ole days. JIM"