The Adams Township Alumni met Saturday, May 14 at the Adams gymnasium on Beechgrove Road. After signing the guest book guests were greeted by Brenda George Behr (class of 1960) and her husband Jack at the punch bowl.
President Judy Probasco Sargent (class of 1961) called the meeting to order. She offered a blessing, written by Helen Keller, before the buffet meal prepared and served by Sams’ Meats was enjoyed. Rona Kay Webb Sams, a former attender of Adams, had baked all of the pies that were served as dessert.
The class of 1960 had seven members present — Brenda George Behr, Wendell Crites, Dick Fisher, Junior Hollingsworth, Patricia Quigley, Roger Reveal and Dale Rodgers.
The oldest graduate present was Evonne Hook Crawford from the class of 1951. Wendell Crites from Florida had traveled the greatest distance.
Others that were honored were: from the class of 1957, Mary Ellen Hadley Krisher and Jessie Fisher Wilson; from the class of 1962, Carl Hollingsworth; and from the class of 1967, Carol Ann Reveal Shaw and Debbie Morris Carman.
Patricia Botts Quigley, historian, read “Life is But a Stopping Place” to honor those that had passed away during the past two years. Those honored included: Goldie Stewart Hammon, class of 1943; Kenneth Hill, class of 1945; Loyd Maynard Morris, class of 1948; Bethel Jones McConnell Pitze, class of 1952; Martin Creditt and Sherman Storer, class of 1956; Larry Bennett, class of 1958; Charles “Buck” Rudduck, class of 1961; Carolyn Roberts Bias, class of 1962; Carolyn Smith Lewis, class of 1964; Thomas Georges, class of 1965; and Ann Linda Fisher, class of 1966.
Vice President Jim Reveal (class of 1961) and Marilyn Roberts Rose (class of 1963) held the drawing for door prizes, and guests having the number 2 on the back of their placemat received the flower that was the centerpiece at their table.
Others attending and not previously mentioned include Karen Couch, Paul and Laura Summers, Richard Probasco, Larry Quigley, Joyce Fisher, Cherry Reveal, Ginny Hollingsworth, Betty Hollingsworth, Sylvia Castle, Bob Sargent and Lynn Stoddard from Miamisburg.