Friendships from MCHS Class of 1961


1. A person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard.

2. A person who is on good terms with another; a person who is not hostile: Who goes there? Friend or foe?

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A Walk Through the Past…

North Madison 8th Grade Basketball Team and Cheerleaders Front Row (from left): Cheerleaders Diane Etherton, Phyllis Wilson and Patty Underwood; Second Row (from left): Gordon Dowdy, principal, Merle Lee Nay, Charles “Topper” Humphrey, Charles Judkins, Jim Slayton, Myrwin “Red” Anderson, coach; Back Row (from left): Wayne Williams, Dennis Luckett, Phil Sherwood, Ronnie Kennett, Phil Vayhinger, Gary Wells, Clifton Jackson

North Madison Jr. High Dance Front (from left): Diane Etherton, Linda Taflinger, Phyllis Wilson, Maureen McManis; Back (from left): Jack “Joco” Stockton, a WORX dee jay

Sadie Hawkins Day Dance (from left): Phyllis Wilson, Jeanne Patrick and Norma Still

Phyllis (DeVeary) Steinhardt and Tony Steinhardt
Steinhardts with their grandchildren:

Steinhardts with their children and grandchildren:

5th grade at Eggleston Elementary: Deena Humphrey, Phyllis DeVeary, Barbara Lane, and Patsy Disch

Summer Fun 1957: Shirley Barnes, Becky Lomax, Barbara Kendall, Billie Jane Kindoll, and June Disch

Party at the Disches around 1953: Manfred Braun, Lynette Graham, Terry Craig and Jackie Thurman

Twins (see cutline below photo)

The 7th Grade Boys’ Basketball Team: Back Row: Coach Carl Strohm, Frank Taff, Ellis Moore, Hank Bentz, Larry Humes, Broklyn Cull, Dave Meese and Don McKay. Front Row: George McAtee, Kenny Harrell, Marvin Reul, Jeff Hanson, Jack Taylor and Tony Waters.

In front of the Brown Gym: Diane Demaree, Phyllis DeVeary, Brenda Wilkerson, Karen Jones and Jeanne Patrick

Friends: Jeanne Patrick, Diane Clapham, Brenda Wilkerson, Norma Still, Karen Orr and Phyllis DeVeary

Friends on the Playground: On the Teeter Totter: Norma Still, Patty Young and Phyllis DeVeary; On the Slide: Brenda Wilkerson, Karen Orr and Jeanne Patrick

The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls Club: Diane Demaree and Phyllis DeVeary.

Diane Demaree and Phyllis DeVeary pin corsages.

Friends: Brenda Wilkerson and friends joke around.

Miss Dogpatch, Patty Young

Hanging Out: Boone Lodge, Frank Taff and George McAtee

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Flashback to 1961