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Historic River View School holds 26th annual reunion

The 26th  Annual Reunion of the Historic River View School was held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in the school cafeteria.

The festivities began at 10:00 AM EST with Dana Johnson and Mary Sue Newton greeting the attendees and getting them registered as they entered the building.  Lunch was  served at 1:00 PM with Charles Story praying for blessings on the food. 

Door prizes were awarded  with Mia Breland, a 4th grade student at Fairfax Elementary School drawing the winning prize numbers. Charles Story announced the numbers as they were drawn During this time,  Charles Story and Sammy Newton provided a program of music including “My Way” and many more beautiful songs.

A time to remember those who were deceased since the last reunion was observed. These included Lana Wiggins, Dorothy White Morris, Dorenda Whitten, Barbara Andrews, Nancy Duffey Cantrell, Arlene Earls Stewart, Deanna Hines Pitts, Joseph Elbert Coker, Rev. Frank Rittenberry, Renee Clark, Sloman Walker, Vivian Williams Lung, Debbie Hill Wood Sheridan, Jody Wilkerson and J. R. Gordy.

Those attending were Sammy Newton, Mary Sue Newton, Emily White Gardner, Candace Davenport, Harold Voss, Susie Gibson, Mia Breland, Dana Johnson, Jimmy Gilson, Betty Jo Sands Hamil, Paul Story, Charles Story, Elaine Tyler, Tim Workman, Roy Hill, Euthel Hill, Kathy Bolden, Charles Hazel from Birmingham, AL, Angie Milner, Iris Ray Downs, Jerry Andrews, Ronnie McConnell, Marguetta Madden, Linda Paschal Ray,  Bruce Milner Jr., Shirley Aaron, Mary Alice Bledsoe, Roy Bledsoe, Joe Ray Ware from Tuscaloosa, AL, Ginger Birchfield Smith, Elaine Eastridge Manley, Tracy Wilson from Auburn, AL., Lana Stone Beck, Donnie Beck, Roger McDonald, Ellen McDonald, John Bledsoe from Winter Park, FL., John Bledsoe Jr. Lanny Bledsoe, Cheryl Slaughter from Lake Harding, Gerald Terry, Ann Lane, Danny Milner, Alice Milner from Opelika, AL., Robert Bledsoe, Judy Schoonhoven Threadgill, Marvin Threadgill, Kate Boyd Ferrell, Nancy Boyd Abney, Nancy Bledsoe Woodard from Barnesville, GA.,  Lurline Emfinger Pearce, Rose Mary Harris, Darlyene Umphrey Moon, Karen Carlisle Levinet, Sharla Carlisle Morris from Fitzgerald, GA., Tony Powers, John Fredrick Jr., Beatrice Magby, Eugene Bailey and Tannia Coker,

This reunion is always held on the third Saturday in September, so you may want to go ahead and
mark  your calendars or put a sticky note on  your computer so you don’t forget and miss it in September 2019.