The annual Ava high school picnic was held Saturday, June 23rd at the First Southern Baptist Church, in Ava. The class of 1952 was honored for 60 years. There was much visiting and picture taking. Robert Burk asked the blessing and those enjoying the bountiful potluck were:
Aletha (Kastning) Sullivan, Arnold and Doris (Smith) Heard, Barbara (Day) Rowe, Ben Meeker, Betty (Lisby) Melton, Bill and Loweta (Luna) Rogers, Bob and Violet (Campbell) Sell, Bob Siler, Catherine (Stephens) Mallernee, Charles and Shirley (Hartley) Mason, Clara Ann (Nall) Pratt, Danny and Charlene (Graham) Letsinger, Daryel Armour, Don and Betsy Kester, Donald Dyer, Dorman and Phyllis (Gentry) Delp, Dwain Kester, Elaine (Shinpaugh) Bishop, Eldon Hodges, Evelyn (Singleton) Cantwell, Evon (Whitacre) Long, Frank Ellis, Harold and Eva (Henson) Phillips, Harold and Matt Futrell, Harold and Shirley (Burke) Miller, Helen (Sagerser) Votaw, Ike and LaVern (Sellers) Ashby, Iris Ann (Day) Jenkins, Ivan and Lucille (Menzies) Gunnels, James Holman, Jerry and Carol Pitts, Jerry Harley, Lavon (Woolsey) Carter, Loren and Delveta (Day) Haden, Lorene (Bowman) Christin, Mike Gentry, Nelson and Ima (Stillings) Sellers, Ola Sue (Souder) Tate, Rex Hartin, Robert and Patricia Burk, Royce and Jo Henson, Russell and Ann (Burris) Hunt, Russell and Lucille Sanders, Ruth (Willis) Thompson, Stanley Stillings, Tony and Roma (Johnson) Evans, Velda (Vinson) Miller, Violet (Nichols) Towne, Voyne and Maxine Stewart, Zola Fern (Davis) Morgan.
Mark your calendar for next year’s picnic at the same place on the 4th Saturday in June.