NNHS Class of 1963


 

NAME BIRTH DEATH CAUSE OF DEATH

Raymond Andrews 25 May 1945
Newport News, VA
01 Feb 2017
Yorktown, VA
 

Junior Chorus
Senior Chorus
Safety Committee
Senior Bulletin Board Committee

http://www.nnhs65.com/09-16-15-
NNHS-Just-a-Girl.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/02-03-17-
NNHS-Raymond-Andrews.html

Fall of 1962

Bobby Artman 02 Jan 1945
Newport News, VA
25 Oct 2000
Placerville, CO
Heart Attack

Cast of Tournament Plays
J. V. Track
Varsity Track: Letter
Senior Color Committee
Senior Pennant Committee
House and Grounds Committee
Sportsmanship Committee
School Spirit Committee

S.P.D.

United States Army

Christopher Newport College: B.S.

ROBERT B. ARTMAN

NEWPORT NEWS -- Robert (Bob) Artman, 55, died suddenly Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2000, in Colorado.

A native of Newport News, he graduated from Newport News High School in 1963 and received his Bachelor's degree from Christopher Newport College. He also served in the U.S. Army.

Bob was preceded in death by his mother, Ann Holton Artman, and his older brother, George B. Artman III.

He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Lorraine (Rainey) Artman, his father, George B. Artman, Jr., two brothers, Richard L. Artman, and his daughter, Laurie A. Artman, and Michael A. Artman, and his wife, Terri; one sister, Frances A. Shelton, her husband, Carl and children Sara, Jake and Whitney.

The family will receive relatives and friends at his sister's home from 6 to 9 Friday, Nov.3.

Memorials may be sent to The Nature Conservancy, P.O. Box 3140, Telluride, CO 81435.

Daily Press October 31, 2000

Fall of 1962 1965 Trident 
Christopher Newport College

Bill Barnes   22 Apr 2007
Virginia Beach, VA
 

Junior Chorus
J. V. Football
Varsity Football
Junior Usher Staff: Co-Head
Homeroom Officer
Cast of Major Plays
All-Tournament Cast
Key Club

S.P.D.

Old Dominion University: B.A.

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada: M.S., Ph.D.: Behavioral Psychology

  http://www.nnhs65.com/04-24-07-
NNHS-Bill-Barnes.html
Fall of 1962

Susan Bauz

19 Dec 1945
Miami, FL

02 Nov 2014
CT

Bladder Cancer

St. Vincent de Paul Central High School

French Club
Latin Club
Art Club
Senior Bulletin Board Committee
Tri-Hi-Y
 Newcomers Committee
School Spirit Committee
Dance Committee

S.L.T.

http://www.nnhs65.com/11-06-14-
NNHS-Susan-Bauz.html
Fall of 1962

Livvie Benton 30 Nov 1944
NC
10 Oct 1992
Newport News, VA
Lung Cancer

Junior Band: Drum Major, Student Conductor
Senior Band: Letter
Hi-Y
D. E. Club: President, Eastern District President
Senior Invitations Committee
Cafeteria Committee Student Council Representative

Apprentice School, Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company

L. FRANK BENTON

NEWPORT NEWS - L. Frank
Benton, 44, a North Carolina native, died Saturday, Oct. 10.

Mr.
Benton was a chartered life underwriter for Swanson-Hornsby John Hancock Insurance Co. He was past president of the Peninsula Life Underwriters Association.

He was a volunteer with Meals on Wheels, a member of the Kiwanis Club and the Jaycees.

Mr.
Benton was a member of Temple Baptist Church, where he was deacon, Sunday school teacher and former chairman of the finance committee.

Survived by his wife, Dolores Rowe
Benton; a daughter, Wendi R. Benton of Newport News; a son, J. Scott Benton of Hampton; five sisters, Evelyn Behm of Trenton, Mich., Juanita Burris of San Jose, Calif., Grace Collins of Westville, Ill., Edna Jackson of Newport News and Wilma Timinski of Ashland; and two brothers, Julius Benton Jr. of Bena and Tony Benton
of Hampton.

Visitation from 7 to 8:30 tonight at Peninsula Funeral Home. Funeral at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Temple Baptist Church by Dr. David H. Goodroe. Burial in Peninsula Memorial Park.

Memorials to Debt Reduction Fund of Temple Baptist Church, 235 Harpersville Road, Newport News 23601.

Published in the Daily Press on 10/12/1992.

Fall of 1962

Betty Bond Spatafore


Newport News, VA

29 April 2010
Hampton, VA

 

 

 

  http://nnhs65.com/05-02-10-
NNHS-Betty-Bond-Spatafore.html
Fall of 1960

Phyllis Branch McCaskill


Newport News, VA

10 Feb 2016
Newport News, VA

 

Senior Chorus
Library Assistants Club

http://www.nnhs65.com/02-12-16-
NNHS-Phyllis-Branch-McCaskill.html
Fall of 1961

Johnny Burton


Newport News, VA

29 April 2013
Auburndale, FL

Heart Attack While Playing Golf

Senior Dance Committee
House and Grounds Committee
Safety Committee

U.S. Army

http://www.nnhs65.com/05-22-13-
NNHS-John-Burton.html

Fall of 1962

Linda Decell Sorrell

26 Apr 1945
Johnsbury, VT

13 Aug 2014
Newport News, VA

 

 Latin Club
Future Homemakers of America
Drama: Costume Staff, Head
Decorating Committee
Senior Dance Committee
Sportsmanship Committee
 Behavior Code Committee
  http://www.nnhs65.com/08-20-14-
NNHS-Linda-Decell-Sorrell.html
Fall of 1962

Wayne "Butch" Delozier 21  Apr 1945
 
17 Mar 2002
Thibodaux, LA
Heart Attack

Student Council Representative Executive Board
Sportsmanship Committee: Head
Behavior Code Committee: Head
Safety Committee: Co-Head
Varsity Football: Letter
National Honor Society
Key Club: President
Boys State Delegate Junior Class President
Senior Class President
Bulletin Board Committee: Co-Head
Latin Club

K.D.T.

University of Richmond: B.S. in Marketing

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Ph.D. in Marketing

M. WAYNE "BUTCH" DELOZIER

Dr. M. Wayne "Butch" DeLozier , 56, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 17, 2002, at his home.

Dr.
DeLozier graduated from Newport News High School in 1963. Thereafter, he graduated from the University of Richmond, with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. Later, at the age of 25, Dr. DeLozier received his Doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Marketing from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. After completing his doctorate, Dr. DeLozier taught at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, for two years. Following Wright State University, he became a professor of marketing at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. At South Carolina, he taught for 15 years and authored numerous nationally published textbooks pertaining to marketing and retailing. Afterwards, Dr. DeLozier accepted a position at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La., as Distinguished Professor of Marketing. Along with his teaching responsibilities, Dr. DeLozier continued writing textbooks and articles, and spoke at national and international marketing conferences. As a result of Dr. DeLozier 's contributions in education, Mayor Barry Duvall of Newport News proclaimed April 12 "Wayne DeLozier Day."

Dr.
DeLozier is survived by his parents, Jean and Raymond (Pete) DeLozier
of Poquoson; one daughter, Bethany Marie Padgett, and her husband, John, of Clermont, Fla.; two grandchildren, Taylor and Savannah Padgett, also of Clermont, Fla.; one sister, Peggy Brown, and her husband, Thomas, of Poquoson; one niece, Lindsay Brown; and one nephew, Jeremy Brown of Poquoson.

Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Peninsula Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Hampton Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Boys and Girls Club of the Virginia Peninsula, 429 Thorncliff Drive, Newport News, Va.

Published in the Daily Press on Wednesday, March 20, 2002.

Fall of 1962 http://nnhs65.com/11-29-11-NNHS-Pete-DeLozier.html

James Eakes

1945

05 Dec 2007
Hampton, VA

 

Drama: Usher Staff
Senior Pennant Committee, School Spirit Committee
http://www.nnhs65.com/12-07-07-
NNHS-James-Eakes.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/05-01-10-
NNHS-David-Eakes.html

Fall of 1962

Carolyn Fisher Soesbee Seymore   08 Mar 2010
Smithfield, VA
 
SCA Dance Committee
Library Assistant
F.H.A. Club
http://www.nnhs65.com/03-10-10-
NNHS-Carolyn-Fisher-
Soesbee-Seymore.html
Fall of 1961

Jack Garrison

1944
Danville, VA

16 Nov 2013
Newport News, VA

Alzheimer's Disease

 Chesapeake Hi-Y: Treasurer
D.O. Club
 Behavior Code Committee
Jr. Usher Staff

U.S. Army

http://www.nnhs65.com/11-19-13-
NNHS-Jack-Garrison.html

Fall of 1962

Elaine Graham Gray

05 Apr 1945
Coeburn, VA

23 Apr 2008
Newport News, VA

Lung Cancer

 

http://www.nnhs65.com/04-26-08-
NNHS-Elaine-Graham-Gray.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/montys.html

Fall of 1961

Jimmy Hall

27 Nov 1944
Newport News, VA

10 Aug 1993
Newport News, VA

 

Junior Band: President, Letter
Senior Band: Letter
Hi-Y: Chaplain
Senior Music Committee: Head

JAMES A. HALL

NEWPORT NEWS -
James Andrew Hall, 48, a native of Newport News and a lifelong Peninsula resident, died Tuesday, Aug. 10.

Mr.
Hall was an accountant for the certified public accounting firm of H. Russell Weaver in Newport News. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Newport News.

Survived by two sisters, Nancy H. Gause and Lou Murray of Newport News.

Graveside service at 2 p.m. today at Collierstown Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Collierstown.

Memorials to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, P.O. Box 42516, Washington 20015.

Published in the Daily Press on 8/13/1993.

Fall of 1962

Edie Hallett Willett 11 Jan 1945
Portsmouth, V
A
16 Apr 1993
Newport News, VA
Cancer
Latin Club
Junior Chorus
Senior Chorus
Usher Staff
Beacon Staff: Typist
Student Council
Senior Typing Committee

EDITH H. WILLETT

HAMPTON -
Edith Hallett Willett, 48, a native of Portsmouth and a Peninsula resident for 40 years, died Friday, April 16.

Mrs.
Willett was a bookkeeper for Willett's Construction, Inc.

Survived by her husband, Edward
Willett; a daughter, Jenny Wilson of Hampton; a son, Michael Willett
of Columbus, Ohio; her mother, Sarah Lee Midgett of Hampton; two sisters, Margaret Ray and Sylvia Brown of Hampton; and two grandchildren.

Visitation from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Lawrence B. Wood Funeral Home. Funeral 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home chapel by the Rev. C.R. Creed. Burial in Parklawn Memorial Park. Visitation following funeral at 107 Walnut Street.

Memorials to American Cancer Society, 618-C J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News 23607.

Published in the Daily Press on 4/18/1993.

.....if you could upgrade Edie's obituary we would appreciate it.

Edith Hallett Willett, born January 11, 1945, Portsmouth, Virginia; Entered Into Rest, April 16, 1993, Newport News, Virginia; Funeral Services were Monday, April 19, 1993 at Wood Funeral Home Chapel; Officiated by Reverend C.R. Creed; Interment: Parklawn Memorial Park, Hampton, Virginia

 
Survived by: Husband: Edward Willett; Daughter: Jenny Willett; Son: Michael Willett; Mother: Sarah Lee Midgett; Sisters: Margaret Ray and Sylvia Brown; Grandchildren: Kristopher Willett and Ashley Wilson

- Sylvia Midgett Mullins Brown ('70) of VA - 05/05/08
Thank you, Sylvia. Your note arrived just as I was reading the archived obituaries from the Daily Press and making such updates.

Fall of 1962

Billie Hehl Schaefer

1945
Newport News, VA

17 July  2007
Midlothian, VA

Cancer

Thespians
Anchor Staff
Council Representative
Tournament Play: Assistant Director
Props Staff: Assistant Head
Junior Dance Committee
Senior Assembly Committee
Library Assistant
Sportsmanship Committee
 School Spirit Committee

P.G.K.

  http://nnhs65.com/07-19-07-
NNHS-Billie-Hehl-Schaefer.html
Fall of 1962

Sue Jeffers Garrett

1945
Newport News, VA

20 Nov  2008
Raleigh, NC

 

Senior Dance Committee
Homeroom Officer
 School Spirit Committee
Student Council Representative
Junior Dance Committee
D.E. Club: Secretary
Hockey Award

T.D.K.

http://www.nnhs65.com/11-22-08-
NNHS-Sue-Jeffers-Garrett.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/obit-sara-jeffers.html

Fall of 1962

Ken Lipscomb

29 Dec 1944
Newport News, VA

20 Apr  2015
Fredericksburg, VA

 

Junior Band: Letter
Senior Band: Librarian, Letter
All-State Band: Letter
School Dance Band: Student Director
Senior Dance Committee
Chess Club
Christopher Newport Society
Spanish Club
Beacon Staff: Co-Sports Editor
Hi-Y
 
Senior Dance Committee
Quill and Scroll
P.K.E.
S.O.T.

Frederick College; BS in Music Education, 1967

James Madison College: Masters of Music, 1974

            http://www.nnhs65.com/04-22-15-
NNHS-Ken-Lipscomb.html
Fall of 1962

Diane Kent Lyerly 1944
Newport News, VA
16 Oct 2012
Newport News, VA
 
    http://www.nnhs65.com/10-24-12-
NNHS-Diane-Kent-Lyerly.html
Fall of 1962

Vern Kersey 15 Jan 1945
Newport News, VA
26 July 2013
Nurnberg, Germany
 

U.S. Army

http://www.nnhs65.com/08-25-13-
NNHS-Vern-Kersey.html

Fall of 1960

Billy Manning 01 Feb 1945
Rocky Mount, NC
11 Aug 1998
Newport News, VA
Cancer

Senior Dance Committee
Spanish Club
J. V. Baseball
J. V. Football
Varsity Football: Letter
Homeroom Officer
Key Club
Hall of Fame: Best Looking

S.P.D.

WILLIAM "BILL" MANNING

NEWPORT NEWS -
William Joseph "Bill" Manning Sr., 53, died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1998, at Riverside Regional Convalescent Center. Bill was a native of Rocky Mount, N.C., and was a Peninsula resident for 50 years. He retired Aug. 1, 1998, from the Newport News Fire Department as a shop supervisor with 30 years of service. Bill was a member of Denbigh Baptist Church and was active in the church youth program.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Judy
Manning; one son, Bill Manning Jr.; one daughter, Jennifer Manning
; one sister and her husband, Janice and Phillip Rowe; and one nephew, Gary Rowe, all of Newport News.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at Weymouth Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at Denbigh Baptist Church by the Rev. Herbert Arnold, pastor, Denbigh Baptist Church, assisted by the Rev. Bob Mosely, youth pastor, Denbigh Baptist Church. Interment will be in Peninsula Memorial Park will full fire department honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Bethel, P.O. Box 390, Wise, Va. 24293; or Denbigh Baptist Church, Attention Mission Board, 13010 Mitchell Point Road, Newport News, Va. 23602.

Published in the Daily Press on 8/13/1998.

Fall of 1962

Eddie Mercer

1945
Newport News, VA

21 July 1994
West Point, VA

Brain Tumor

Varsity Baseball
Safety Committee
Senior Chorus
Senior Dance Committee

WEST POINT - Thomas Edward Mercer Jr., 49, of West Point, a teacher and athletic director of King and Queen Central High School, died Thursday, July 21, 1994, at his residence.

Survived by his wife, Brenda B. Mercer; one stepdaughter, LeAnn Johnston, of Fredericksburg; one son, Nathan E. Mercer, of West Point; his father, Thomas E. Mercer, of Boiling Springs, N.C.; a sister, Patti M. Follett, of Clarksville, N.C.; a brother, David R. Mercer, of Wilmington, N.C.

Visitation from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Vincent Funeral Home. Funeral 2 p.m. Sunday at West Point Baptist Church. Burial in Sunny Slope Cemetery.

Memorials to West Point Volunteer Fire and Rescue Inc., Box X, 23181; or MCV Brain Tumor Cancer Fund, Box 631, Richmond 23298.

Fall of 1962

Dee Dee Merrill Harrell 25 Sept 1945
Newport News, VA
09 Mar 1992
Newport News, VA
 
Volleyball
Basketball
School Spirit Committee
Publicity Committee
Senior Chorus
Senior Typing Committee
Junior Chorus
Library Assistant
Beacon Staff: Typist
Spanish Club

A.G.P.

   
Fall of 1960

Lanny Midkiff 12 Aug 1943
St. Petersburg, FL
18 Oct 2011
Grafton, VA
 
Varsity Football: Letter
Distributive Education Club

Old Dominion University Thomas Nelson Community College

http://nnhs65.com/10-21-11-
NNHS-Lanny-Midkiff.html
Fall of 1960

Jesse Miller 29 Apr 1945
 
28 Jan 2016
Sentara Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Hampton, VA
 
Junior Band: President, Letters
Senior Band: Letters
School Dance Band
Senior Invitations Committee
Homeroom Officer
All-State Workshop Band

Frederick College

United States Marine Corps

 

http://www.nnhs65.com/04-13-16-
NNHS-Jesse-Miller.html

Fall of 1962

Nyna Neville Logan 03 Dec 1944
Rocky Mount, NC
24 June 2012
Duke Hospital, Durham, NC
Heart Disease
Volleyball
Basketball
G.A.A.: Letter
Senior Dance Committee
Junior Dance Committee
V.O.T.
RALEIGH, NC - Mrs. Nyna Neville Logan, 67, died Sunday, June 24th at Duke Hospital after a long struggle with heart disease.
Mrs. Logan was born in Rocky Mount, NC on December 3, 1944, a daughter to the late Henry and Nyna Neville. She had one brother, Donn Neville, who predeceased her. Mrs. Logan worked as a secretary at the Newport News Shipyard. She moved to Raleigh in 1964 and worked at the NC Department of Public Instruction. For many years she was an active member of Calvary Presbyterian Church and, recently volunteered her time and efforts with Christian Library International, a ministry to reach prison inmates.
On November 18, 1968 she married Thomas Jackson Logan and made their home in Raleigh, NC.
Mrs. Logan is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Logan and their two children, Thomas McDonald Logan and Lisa Logan Groom and her husband Charles Groom. She is loved and is dearly missed by all who knew her.
Her family will receive friends Wednesday, June 27, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 300 Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27605. Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 28, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Raleigh Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Christian Library International, 3800 Hillcrest Dr # A, Raleigh, NC 27610.
- Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, Raleigh, NC
 
Fall of 1960

Charles O'Rourke 11 Mar 1945
Newport News, VA
31 Oct 2011
Greenville, NC
Heart Attack
Chess Club
Science Club
Distributive Education Club
Safety Committee
Cafeteria Committee

Christopher Newport College

http://nnhs65.com/11-01-11-
NNHS-Charles-ORourke.html
Fall of 1962 1969 Trident 
Christopher Newport College

Dorothy Perry Smith   05 Aug 2010
Elizabeth City, NC
 
F.H.A. Club
Tumbling Club
Junior Dance Committee
Senior Dance Committee
Makeup Staff - Drama
Girls' Basketball
Girls' Track Team
School Spirit Committee
Physical Fitness Award
  http://www.nnhs65.com/09-06-10-
NNHS-Dorothy-Perry-Smith.html
Fall of 1961

Kathleen Pilgrim Clark 07 Sept 1945 08 Mar 2006
Hampton, VA
 

Junior and Senior Choruses: Letters
Senior Band: Letter
Christopher Newport Society
Latin Club: President
Speech Arts Club
Senior Flower Committee
Senior Invitations Committee: Head
Science Club
Tournament Play Cast
Senior Class Song: Author
Anchor Staff: Assistant Business Manager

Virginia Polytechnic Institute

  http://www.nnhs65.com/03-10-06-
NNHS-Kathy-Pilgrim-Clark.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/01-09-15-
NNHS-John-Clark.html

Fall of 1962

Brenda Powell Duncan Matthews   11 Feb 2015
Hampton, VA
 
Tumbling Club
School Spirit Committee
Volleyball
Girls' Basketball
S.C.A. Dance Committee
Junior Decorating Committee
Senior Dance Committee
V.O.T.
http://www.nnhs65.com/02-24-15-
NNHS-Brenda-Powell-Duncan-Matthews.html
Fall of 1962

Vicki Prevatte Fulmore

24 July 1945
Whiteville, NC
26 May 2005
Ivor, VA

Cancer

School Spirit Committee
G.A.A. Award
Senior Invitations Committee
http://www.nnhs65.com/05-28-05-
NNHS-Vicki-Prevatte-Fulmore.html
Fall of 1962

Butch Ragland 05 Oct 1945
Newport News, VA
18 Nov 2016
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Varsity Football: Manager
J. V. Football: Manager
Senior Chorus
Junior Chorus
D.E. Club
S.C.A. Dance
Committee
School Spirit Committee
Office Staff

United States Marine Corps

Nazarene Bible College

 

http://www.nnhs65.com/11-19-16-
NNHS-Since-I-Fell-for-You.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/12-01-16-
NNHS-Butch-Ragland.html

Fall of 1962

Johnny Reese 28 May 1945
Sylva, NC
17 June 2007
Hampton, VA
 
Eighth and Ninth Grade Basketball
J. V. Basketball
J. V. Football
Varsity Football: Letter
Senior Band: Letter
French Club
Junior Band

S.P.D.

The Invaders
The Pop-Tops
The Swordsman Trio Forerunner

http://www.nnhs65.com/06-20-07-
NNHS-Johnny-Reese.html

http:www.nnhs65.com/07/01/14-
NNHS-Linda-Reese-Evans.html

Fall of 1962

Billy Rhodes

02 Mar 1945
Newport News, VA

17 Sept 2004
Mexico

Heart Attack While Driving
an Automobile

Track: Letter
Varsity Football: Letter
Honor Council
Key Club
French Club
Senior Assembly Committee
Senior Color Committee
Hall of Fame: Most Athletic

S.P.D.

College of William and Mary

University of Wisconsin: Ph.D

Friday, April 19, 1963 Issue of the Beacon

- Courtesy of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 02/24/08
Thanks, Dave.

I have been in touch with Billy Rhodes' mom this
evening. Billy had a heart attack while driving.
It was his third attack in two years. Last year he
had a heart attack also while driving.

Billy had been teaching in Mexico.

- Susie Overton Jones ('63) of VA - 09/25/04
Thanks, Susie.

Fall of 1962

Billy Roberts

 

Jan 1983
Fort Lee, VA

Heart Attack

Junior Band: Letter
Senior Band: Letter
Key Club
J. V. Football
Varsity Football: Letter
Eighth Grade Tournament Play
Senior Dance Committee
Junior Dance Committee
Homeroom Officer
J. V. Baseball

University of Richmond: B.S., 1969; M.S., 1974; Distinguished Military Student Award

U.S. Army

- Courtesy of Lucy Southall Propst ('63) of VA - 06/14/09
Thanks, Lucy.

Fall of 1962

Jackie Roland Stech Byrd 12 Jan 1945
Glynn County, GA
09 Feb 2007
Sale City, GA
 
Basketball
Volleyball
Future Homemakers of America
School Spirit Committee
  http://www.nnhs65.com/02-11-07-
NNHS-Jackie-Roland-Stech-Byrd.html
Fall of 1962

Tommy Ross

1945
Newport News, VA

05 Jan 2015
Smithfield, VA

 

U.S. Navy: Vietnam

http://www.nnhs65.com/01-10-15-
NNHS-Tommy-Ross.html

Fall of 1961

Beverly Rosser

10 Jan 1944
Newport News, VA

29 May 2008
Newport News, VA

Cancer

 

 

  http://www.nnhs65.com/06-01-08-
NNHS-Beverly-Rosser.html
Fall of 1962

Waverly Rosser

10 Jan 1944
Newport News, VA

12 Jan 2001
West Palm Beach, FL

 

Senior Chorus
Boys Glee Club
Safe Teens
Key Club
Stage Crew
Senior Pennant Committee
Senior Assembly Committee
Newcomers Committee

AREA DEATHS - The Palm Beach Post - February 7, 2001:

Rosser, Waverly Clayton, 57, of West Palm Beach. Royal Palm Funeral Home, West Palm Beach.

Fall of 1962

Wilroy Sammons

09 Oct 1943
Newport News, VA

10 June 2009
Newport News, VA

Lung Cancer

J. V. Football

http://www.nnhs65.com/06-11-09-
NNHS-Wilroy-Sammons.html

http://wilroysammons.blogspot.com/

Fall of 1961

Elliot Shemer

19 Aug 1944 10 Sept 1999
VA

 

J. V. Football
J. V. Baseball: Manager
Junior Dance Committee
Senior Dance Committee
School Spirit Committee
Drama: Boys' Usher Staff, Advertising Staff
Publicity Committee
D. E. Club

ELLIOT M. SHEMER

Elliot Mikel Shemer, 55, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999. He was a lifelong Peninsula resident.

Mr.
Shemer was a member of Temple Sinai and was a former member of Adath Jeshurun Synagogue.

He is survived by his wife, Melanie M.
Shemer; and his niece and nephew, Bootsie and Morty Goldmeier of Norfolk.

Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Daily Press on 9/14/1999.

Fall of 1962

Terry Smith

11 Feb 1945
Newport News, VA

01 Jan 2017
Newport News, VA

 

8th and 9th Grade Basketball
J. V. Basketball
Varsity Basketball
J. V. Football
Varsity Football: Letter
Senior Assembly Committee
Homeroom Officer
Safety Committee
Cafeteria Committee
Shop Officer
Hall of Fame: Best Dancer

S.P.D.

East Tennessee State University

U.S. Army

Virginia Commonwealth University

http://www.nnhs65.com/01-12-17-
NNHS-Terry-Smith.html

Fall of 1962

Steve Sparkman

01 Feb 1944
Newport News, VA

04 Feb 1999
Newport News, VA

Cancer

Varsity Track: Letter
J. V. Football
Homeroom Officer
Eighth Grade President
Junior Chorus
Art Club
Senior Dance Committee
Shop Officer
Student Council Representative

S.P.D.

Southwood College

East Tennessee State University: B.S. in Business

  http://nnhs65.com/08-18-11-
NNHS-Eileen-Casey-Sparkman.html
Fall of 1962

Jane Stephenson Montgomery

01 Aug 1945
Newport News, VA

07 Sept 2013
Lynchburg, VA

Cancer

Junior Chorus
Senior Chorus: Officer, Letter
Future Teachers of America
Girls Trio
Latin Club
Junior Decorating Committee
Usher Staff: Head
National Honor Society
Nelms Honor Scroll
Academic Achievement Award
Senior Assembly Committee
All-Festival Chorus
Hall of Fame: Most Talented

East Carolina College: Dean's List

Duquesne University: M.A.: Sacred Music

http://www.nnhs65.com/09-09-13-NNHS-
Jane-Stephenson-Montgomery.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/11-27-12-
NNHS-Bill-Stephenson.html

Fall of 1962

Gary Steveson

04 Jan 1945

26 Nov 2001

Automobile Accident

Junior Decoration Committee
Senior Assembly Committee
Wood Shop Officer

GARY L. STEVESON

Gary L. Steveson, 56, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Newport News, passed away Monday, Nov. 26, 2001.

He is survived by his wife, Sheryl; two sons, Richard and Brian; one daughter, Tracy Kiel; five grandchildren; mother, Dora Collie; and three brothers, Paul, Donnie and Ray
Steveson
.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. today in Dale Memorial Park, Chesterfield.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation, 2807 N. Parham Road, Richmond, VA 23294.

Published in the Daily Press on 11/29/2001.

Fall of 1962

Martha Timberlake 02 May 1945
 Newport News,  VA
06 Oct 2015
Smithfield, VA
 
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Fall of 1961

Elaine Toler Shackelford 14 Feb 1945
 VA
14 Sept 2013
Gloucester, VA
 
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Louis "Fuzzy" Turner

13 Sept 1945
Newport News, VA
15 Sept 2012
Newport News, VA
Heart Disease

Junior Usher Staff
Christopher Newport Society
Cafeteria Committee
D.E. Club: Officer
Senior Dance Committee
Shop Officer
Homeroom Officer

S.P.D.

Mars Hill College: B.S., 1968

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Fall of 1962

Billy Weaver

1945
Newport News, VA
20 May 2016
Hampton, VA

Cancer

Latin Club
Junior Band: Letter
Senior Band: Letter
J. V. Baseball
Varsity Baseball

Mars Hill College: 1967

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Fall of 1962

Wallace Williams

  1970 Lung Cancer

Hi-Y
Eighth and Ninth Grade Basketball
J. V. Basketball: Manager
Junior Dance Committee
Senior Dance Committee
Shop Officer

   
Fall of 1962

Bonnie Wyatt      
Future Homemakers of America
Speech Arts Club
Junior Decorating Committee
Senior Invitations Committee
School Spirit Committee
   
Fall of 1962


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