RABUN GAP HOME COMING 2006 - HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN!


 

THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2006 - COUNTDOWN TO HOMECOMING 2006
LAURA SCHOTT, SHEILA WATTS, AND DALE DENHAM SHAFFIELD PUTTING FINISHING TOUCHES ON THE ALUMNI HERITAGE CENTER FOR THE HOMECOMING ALUMNI. 


 

THE REFURBISHED CABINET IS FILLED WITH FARM FAMILY MEMORIES.  MANY TREASURES FROM THE THURMOND FAMILY, INCLUDING HAROLD'S FIRST GUITAR.

 

LANE STILES SARGENT PITCHED IN AND HELPED DALE CLEAN ALL THE PORCH ROCKERS FOR THE ALUMNI TO ENJOY.


 

JIM DARNELL AND WILLIAM THURMOND SIT PROUDLY IN THE SPRING HOUSE.  AND PROUD THEY SHOULD BE FOR THE WATER FLOWED ONCE AGAIN.  MANY HOURS OF WORK BY WILLIAM, JIM, AND BILLY JOE STILES MADE THIS POSSIBLE.


 

WATERMELONS, TEA, AND MILK, COOLING IN THE SPRING WATER, WAIT FOR FOLKS TO ENJOY THEM.  WILLIAM, BILLY JOE, AND JIM BROUGHT BACK A PART OF OUR HERITAGE TO THE HERITAGE CENTER.



 

EARLY ARRIVALS TO HOMECOMING GATHER AT THE FARM HOUSE FOR PIZZA AND FELLOWSHIP.  CAROL DICKERSON DUNBAR, MARTHA ANN CORNETTE MANN, VIOLA ROBBINS STARR, DENNIS DICKERSON, SUSAN HOUGHTALING ODOM, BARBARA LEWIS ESTES, AND LEE SMITH ENJOY THE PORCH.


 

CAROL WITH BROTHER, DENNIS.


 

SUSAN, HAZEL GUTHRIE UNDERWOOD, AND BARBARA SNACK AND VISIT.


 

CAROL, MARTHA ANN, AND VI WATCHING THE SNACKERS.


 

LINDA AND PHIL LANDERS ARRIVE ALL THE WAY FROM TENNESSEE.


 

CHARLIE UNDERWOOD SAYS - "PUT IT THERE PARTNER" TO PHIL.


 

Phil, Jim lougher, and James smith - MUST HAVE BEEN A GOOD JOKE.


 

BUD DARNELL AND PHIL LANDERS - BOTH CLASS OF 1958 - SEEMED THRILLED TO SEE EACH OTHER.


 

MARTHA ANN, VIOLA, AND BARBARA GREET BUD DARNELL. WHEN BUD APPEARS, THE STORIES BEGIN.


 

CHARLIE, JAMES, HAZEL, DEL ESTES, DALE, LEE, AND CAROL LISTEN TO HAZEL'S FISH STORY.


 

LINDA, DALE, SUSAN, PHIL, MARTHA ANN, BARBARA, BUD, AND VIOLA WAITING FOR THE PIZZA.


 

CAROL AND BILL DUNBAR - TIME TO SAY GOODNIGHT UNTIL TOMORROW.


 

JUNE  2, 2006
FRIDAY MORNING AND REGISTRATION AT THE ALUMNI HERITAGE CENTER BEGINS WITH HAZEL, CHARLIE, AND DENNIS.


 

JERRY MCCRAY, ALL THE WAY FROM COLORADO, GREETED BARBARA AND LEE.


 

BEVERLY GUTHRIE LOUGHER WITH LEE AND JAMES SMITH.  THIS TRIO IS WEARING RED ON FRIDAY IN HONOR OF OUR TROOPS.  EVERYONE WAS SO HAPPY TO SEE LEE AND JAMES AND HE HAD HIS HUGGER READY. 


 

ALICE HEMPEL KAMIN, WITH HUSBAND FORD, JOIN DENNIS AT REGISTRATION.


 

OLIVIA DEES GILLIS, BILL KELLY, MARTHA ANN, AND NAIDA DEES TANNER.  BILL APPEARS TO BE HAVING A VERY GOOD TIME.


 

DENNIS HELPS NAIDA WITH REGISTRATION.


 

JIM, MARTHA ANN, AND VI WAIT ON THE PORCH FOR NEW ARRIVALS.


 

HAZEL GREETS JANIE OWENS WHO CAME BY TO CHECK ON HER FAVORITE ALUMNI.


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