Benton Heights High School - Yearbook (Monroe, NC)

 - Class of 1949

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Page 24 text:

CLASS PROPHECY World reconstructlon charact ed the school year of 1949 There was a call for effrcrent men and women to nd rn thls momentous undertaking Members of the class of 1949 answered the call and dxd therr best wherever they were placed That now seems a long trme ago Many changes have taken place Tomght as we meet for a reunxon at Benton Heights after frfteen years we notxce wrth interest each member of the class as he enters We swell with prrde as we note men and women who have become successful and who have contrrbuted so greatly to the rebuilding of the world physically morally and spnrrtually May we present them The nursmg schools have clarmed several of our cutest gurls Hrlda Crook and Audrey W1U1amson are domg honor to this professron Bobble Jean Surratt rs owner and operator of a Sheet Metal Shop Its the biggest and the best ln Benton Herghts Lrsted among the famous doctors IS Doris Grrffrn who 15 located rn New York Crty Accordmg to reports she has accumulated a small fortune Girls who took the fatal step marrrage early and settled down are Boots Helms as Mrs Wade Broome and Mary Ann Leonard as Mrs. Anyway he operates a grocery store In the realm of sports Lucrlle Helms holds the spotlrght She successfully orgamzes and coaches basketball teams at the Y W ln Charlotte Among the educational leaders are Deane Haxgler as Prrncrpal of the Umonvrlle English at her dear Alma Mater Betty Hill fortunately for her classmates rs on leave from her work as a mrs slonary ln Mexico Selma Funderburk frnally succeeded rn buying a share rn the Queen Cnty Bus Company wrth the understanding that she be allowed to drrve a bus Polly Terry and Dorothy Prrce have concocted a new lotion and have become quite wealthy They are partners rn the exclusrve salon on Maln Street The radro star The grrl with the personality fmt to krll IS none other than Donnre Helms The once popular Dxxxe Home Store rs now called Hrps Store owned by Clyde Yandle Yes he owns the whole frrm To all the unmarried mardens we offer thrs mformatron Max Icenhour rs strll on the lookout for a wrfe who can cook Johnnle Taylor rs drrector of the Recreatronal Center rn Monroe Betty Helms rs the efflcrent secretary to the State Supermtendent of Pubhc Instructron Dewitt Howard rs a dancrng rnstructor rn Charlotte He fmds trme to spend at least a week each year rn Monroe rn order to grve free dancing lessons at the Country Club Johnny Sutton holds a responsrble positron wrth Atk1nsonNorfleet rn Charlotte He rs married and has several children who attend Benton Herghts School The last member of the class has entered After several hours of fun and remr nrscences, each will return to his post rn llfe He wrll carry wrth hrm refreshed memories of the happy days whrch he spent at Benton Hexghts School RACHEL TSITOURIS Class Prophet A 4' 1 . ' I . ' l A Q . , ' 1 . D y . 7 9 . ,,r,,,,,,,,,-e,,,,, C, , 3 ' l. High School fwonder what became of Gus?7 and Dons Walters who IS teaching v s ' , . , , ,, . . . . . ,,, . 7 , . 7 , .

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L ATIVES POLLY TERRY Mon unrel nb CLYDE YAN DLE AUDREY WILLIAMSON N eaten JOHNNIE TAYLOR Mon baxbful HILDA CROOKE Mon beautsfal mon altfactwe CLYDE YAN DLE M on handsome DORIS WALTERS Beit all afoxmd most .ftudfoux most bmmenlske, girl most likely to .succeed most mdusmous CLYDE YANDLE C uten boy DONNIE HELMS Cutert gsrl ben penonalzty friendliest

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LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF CLASS OF 1949 We the Senior Class of nineteen hundred and forty nine of the town of Monroe of the County of Union and the state of North Carolina being in good mental con dition do herebv declare this to be our last will and testament ITEM FIRST To the members of the faculty we leave our sincere appreciation for the efforts which they hue put forth to turn us out as finished products ITEM SECOND To all the students who ire still in school we will our Congeniality and our wide range of abilities I'I EM THIRD To the incoming Seniors we will our classroom and all the properties thereof ITEM FOURTH To other members of the school we bequeath the following traits and talents Rrthel 'lsitouris leues her p roxided hur and her curiosity to Lib Cooper Bobby jean Surratt bequeiths her ability to influence others and her mischievous ness to Molly Audrey Williamstmn is lerving her pretty figure ind her little feet to Tootsie Moore Deane Haigler leaves her tbrlrty to play basketball to Willie Faye Yandle Mary Ann Leonard wills her sweet disposition to Rita Helms Hilda Crooke bequeaths her beauty to Sue Nell Mullrs Boots Helms wills her place as cllss baby to Becky Smith Doris Griffin leaves her attrrctiveness to Iris Duncan lohnnie Taylor is lexving her bashful ways to Mirgie Nell Terry Dorothy Price bequeiths her typing abilitv to Cus Billmgsly Iucille Helms wills her dependability to Lavinia Hinson Selms Funderburk leivcs hcr technique of orglnrzed work and play to Elsie Craig Betty Hill leaves her positron it Secrest Drug Store to Douglas Carter Doris Wrlters bequelths her scholxstic ability to julir Lee Secrest ohnny Sutton is leaving his mischievous ways to Erskine Hargett Hip Yandle will his good looks to Walter Hasty Max lcenhour bcqueiths his bishful w nys to ohnny Rry Whitley Dewitte Howard leaves his prctty eyes to Kenneth Griffin Betty Helms is leaving her music tl ability to Piul Matheson oyce Tucker bequeiths hcr irtistic ibility to the members of the incoming umor Class Donnie Helms will hcr plcisrn pcrsonility to the incoming umor girls Fmrlly we the Senior Cliss of nineteen hundred md forty nine do make Con suture ind declare the Senior Clxss of nineteen hundred ind fifty to be the executors of this our ltst will md test rment In witness whereof we hercunto subscribe our names this third day of june in the yeir of our lord one thousind nine hundred and forty nine Signed BOBBIE IEAN SURRATT Attorney Witnesses MARY ANN LEONARD BOOTS HELMS 1 ' ' I , , . 4 ' D ' Q - I I 1 i 7 I 1 D i . 1 e , 2- - l D . . D . I K I 2 . I . ii 'D i' ' ' li 1 D is i 1 . L " ' ' I 71 i . i i . Polly Terry is leaving her unselfish qualities to Shirley Williams. ' A 't i Y 'i 'A ' ' l 1 . . x , 1 . 1 - , i ' . I X A I . ' L u ' ' . 7 l fi ' 3 4 T T

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