Class News and In Memoriam – August 2017

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Class News

1952

Edith Edens “Edie” Baker and husband, Arthur Wellington “Art”, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on August 24th, 2017.

 

1956

Edith Collins Hause‘s husband, James Luke Hause, died June 17, 2017. He was also the father of Felicia Hause Friesen ’81.  Edith writes, “I want to thank the many C2 friends I heard from.”

Mary Lou Patrick Hord lives in Gastonia, North Carolina. Her son, Tripp, after many successful years in the Parks and Recreation field, decided to become a Methodist.  He is in seminary and was appointed as minister by the Conference at First United Methodist Church in Bessemer City, North Carolina.  Her daughter, Jamie, retired after teaching 33 years in the field of Special Needs.  Mary Lou is very proud of them.

 

1972

Carol Devine Miller announced her candidacy for U.S. Congress in July 2017 seeking to represent West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District.

 

1984

Stephanie Bouknight Eaddy retired at the end of the 2016 school year from Greenwood Elementary in Florence School District One after teaching in the area of Special Education for 32 years. Stephanie and her husband, Robert, celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary this past June.

 

1988

Cynthia Love Perez has been promoted to principal at Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary School.

 

2005

LaShonda Alieshia Hill was awarded Miss American Royalty Mrs. South Carolina 2017.

Carol Anne Shaffer married Brent Williamson on October 22, 2016.

 

2008

Chelsea Lee Eichorn welcomed a son, Grant Dillon, on March 10, 2017. Chelsea says, “He is a happy, easygoing baby who is adored by his parents and even more so by big sister, Madison.”

 

2009

Cheryl Marie Cockrell married Justin Polk on Saturday, June, 17, 2017.

Lindsay Edith Jean Black married Jonathan Grant Hatfield on April 28, 2017.

Joni Levesque was named the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year for Bethel Elementary School.

Elizabeth Gentry “Bess” Mellette married James Cromer Smith Jr. on June 3, 2017.

 

2010

Hannah Emily Hines married Andrew Jeffrey Peckham on April 8, 2017.

Amanda McDow Nick married William Jonathan Rauh on June 10, 2017.

 

2012

Kendal Renee St. John married Jonathan Nicholas “Nicky” Cates on April 1, 2017.

 

2016

Valerie Anne Hobbs married Thomas Winfield Manly on February 18, 2017.

 

In Memoriam

Retired Faculty Member

Hugh Gene Eaker

Tucson, Ariz.

August 20, 2017

 

1949

Joyce Elliotte Eurey Matthews

Camden, S.C.

May 20, 2017

 

1957

Annie Mae Stanfield Atwood

Wadsworth, Ohio

May 29, 2017

 

1964

Sara Elizabeth DuBose Williamson

Bethlehem, Ga.

July 9, 2017