MHS Class of ’59 Hosts Reunion


Pictured from left, front row- Sue Sanderson Ward, Janell Lambert Stamps, Paula Looper Coward, Linda Nixon Thompson, Faye Neisler Upton, Linda Varner Ainsworth. Second row from left - Carol Fox Merrick, Ruth Fulgham Comer, Athel Hunsucker, Jackson Smith, Howard Hattabaugh, Ronnie Morgan, Donald Williams, Carol Basham. Third row from left - Larry Goss, Doc Carson, John Rissinger, John Phillips. Not pictured: Bobby Blythe and Nancy Gilliam Keisman.

On Saturday, June 1, members of Mansfield High, class of 1959 gathered at the Witcherville Community Building to reconnect and recall days past. This year, 2019, marks 60 years since the class graduated.

At least 20 members of the class, along with their families were in attendance.

The MHS Class of ’59 includes:

Carrol Basham, Bobby Blythe, Margo Jones, William Cecil Cabe, Judy Hicks, Darwin “Doc” Carson, Jo Ann Stebbins, Dorothy Gasaway, Violet Martin, Carol Merrick, Ruth Comer, Nancy Keisman, Carolyn Sue Cherry, Robert Glasgow, Larry Goss, Katie Hice, Howard Hattabaugh, Van Hattabaugh, Paul Holland, Helen Holt, Athel Hunsucker, Carl Klentz, Martha Knight, Janell Stamps, Pat Pirpich, Paula Coward, James “Jim” Martin, Elwanda Loggins, Ronnie Morgan, Faye Upton, Linda Thompson, Rita Yowell, John Phillips, John Rissinger, Sue Ward, Dwain Scantling, Ethel Brannam, Jackson Smith, Charles Warren Tucker, Linda Ainsworth and Donald Williams.

The group enjoyed finger foods, and lunch as well as the company of one another.


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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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