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Ava High School Band – 1930s

This picture of the Ava High School Band is believed to have been taken in the 1930s. Identified are, from left, back row: Beulah Davis, Howard Pettit, Wilma Sell, Sibyl Ross, John Kyle, Robert Bowles, Lloyd Reynolds Jr., Ruskin Norman, Lyle Ross, Virginia Fletcher, Cloine Pettit, Howard Curry, Virgil Kester and Rayma Davis. Director at right is Glen McDaniel. Other band members are (from left, bottom to top): Betty Norman, Lois Versal Adams and Nancy Lee Neiman; Virginia Lawson, Irene Paddleford and Opal Hibbard. Drums (from left): Norma Brown, Lucille Sell and Kay Yeoman. (In front) Chester Spurrier and (back) Edwin Judd; and at right (front to back): Charles Melton, _____ Kice, and unknown.