NNHS Class of 1967


 

NAME BIRTH DEATH CAUSE OF DEATH

Phillip Allred


 

2006

 

       

 

Fall of 1966

Frances Banton Cooper

1949
Gladys, VA
17 Apr 2015
Pickens, SC

COPD

Quill and Scroll Society
Launchings Staff: Typing Editor
Anchor Staff: Senior Section
F.B.L.A.
Christopher Newport Society
G.A.A. Executive Board: Letter
10th - 12th Grade Hockey Team
Girls Varsity Basketball Team
Sr. Color, Flower, Motto Committee
Varsity Spirit Club
  http://nnhs65.com/04-24-15-
NNHS-Frances-Banton-Cooper.html
Fall of 1966

William Barrett

Wilson, NC

28 Oct 1990
Jacksonville, FL

Hit by Car While Jogging

J.V. Football
Sr. Pennant Committee
Varsity Spirit Club
Sr. Assembly Committee
Sr. Bulletin Board Committee

U.S. Marine Corps: Vietnam


 

WILLIAM H. BARRETT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Boatswain's Mate
William Hilliard Barrett, 42, died Sunday, Oct. 28, in Jacksonville.

A native of Wilson, N.C., Mr.
Barrett was a resident of Goose Creek, S.C. and lived in the Tidewater area most of his life.

Mr.
Barrett was formerly employed by Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Shop 72, before being transferred to Charleston Naval Shipyard where he was employed when called to active duty. He was a veteran of the Marine Corps, serving in Vietnam.

During his military service, Mr.
Barrett received the Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal with four bronze stars.

Survivors include his wife, Annette G.
Barrett of Goose Creek, S.C.; his mother, Ella Mae Barrett
of Newport News, Va.; and two sisters, Mary Griffith of Hampton, Va. and Ginny Gray of Carrollton, Va.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at W.J. Smith & Son Funeral Home, Newport News, Va., by Dr. Ken Barnes. Burial with military honors will be in Veterans Memorial Gardens, Hampton.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Navy Relief, Hampton Roads Auxiliary, 7920 Hampton Blvd., Norfolk 23505.

Published in the Daily Press on 10/30/1990.

Fall of 1966

Donald Blackburn


 

1967

 

       

 

 

Margaret Burns Edwards

23 Nov 1948
Hutchins, TX
08 Dec 2010
Newport News, VA

Cancer

D.E. Club; President
F.T.A. Club: Vice-President
F.H.A.
Christopher Newport Society
Jr. Decorations Committee
Sr. Prom Committee
Jr. Dance Committee
Hockey Team
http://nnhs65.com/12-10-10-
NNHS-Margaret-Burns-Edwards.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/10-05-05-
NNHS-Barbara-Burns-Reeves.html

http://nnhs65.com/03-04-12-
NNHS-Robert-Burns.html

Fall of 1966

Brenda Sue Carson Howell Divine

12 Apr 1949

13 Nov 2002
Poquoson, VA
 
Transferred from Warwick High School
Sr. Dance Committee
Sr. Prom Committee
Clinic Assistant
D.E. Club

Thomas Nelson Community College: Honor Graduate

   
Fall of 1966

Linda Condron Mercer

22 Jan 1949
Lompoc, CA
29 Mar 1991
Newport News, VA

Cancer

Hall of Fame: Most Popular
Varsity Cheerleader
Latin Club
French Club
Christopher Newport Society
Keyettes
G.A.A. Vice President
S.C.A. Executive Board
School Spirit Committee: Co-Head
Gymnastic Club
1966 Homecoming Queen
Sr. Announcements Committee
Sophomore Friendly Typhoon
Junior Varsity Cheerleader

University of Georgia: Southeastern Regional Credit Union School

LINDA C. MERCER

POQUOSON -
Linda Condron Mercer, 42, died Friday, March 29, in Riverside Regional Medical Center.

Mrs.
Mercer retired in 1989 after 18 years from Chessie-Newport News Credit Union, where she was an assistant manager and member of the Credit Union Committee.

She was a native of Lompoc, Calif., who had been a Peninsula resident since 1960. She was a graduate of Southeastern Regional Credit Union School at the University of Georgia, Athens, and a 1967 graduate of Newport News High School.

Mrs.
Mercer was a member of Bethel Temple Assembly of God, Hampton, and an inactive member of Parkview Church of God, Newport News.

Survivors include her husband, Johnny R.
Mercer; two daughters, Angela K. Mercer, at home, and Andrea M. Howard of Hampton; a son, John R. Mercer Jr. of Newport News; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul H. Condron of Newport News; three sisters, Judy Manspile of Hampton, Amy Alley of Yorktown, and Mary Munoz Tollinchi of El Paso, Texas; a brother, Paul H. Condron Jr. of Williamsburg; and a grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday in W.J. Smith & Son Funeral Home, Newport News.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday in Bethel Temple Assembly of God by the Rev. Dan Livingston. Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Building Fund of Bethel Temple Assembly of God, 1705 Todds Lane, Hampton 23666.

Published in the Daily Press on 3/30/1991.

Fall of 1966

Russell Conway

  21 Oct 1967  
Spanish Club
Sr. Dance Committee
Sr. Prom Committee
   
Fall of 1966

Craven Crump

11 Dec 1948

24 Sept 2008

 

Interact Club: Secretary
Publicity Committee
Varsity Spirit Club
Office Assistant

U.S. Air Force: Vietnam

 

Buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS

http://www.locategrave.org/l/2192854/
Craven-Horace-Crump-KS

Fall of 1966

Tom Dalton

1948
Pittsylvania, VA
11 Oct 1998
Hampton, VA
 
    Thomas W. Dalton

HAMPTON

Thomas Wayne Dalton, 50, died Sunday, Oct. 11, 1998. Born in Pittsylvania, he had been a lifelong Peninsula resident and graduated from Newport News High School in 1967. A former Newport News Police Officer, he had served as a guard at Newport News Shipyard for the past 26 years.

Mr.
Dalton is survived by his sons, Michael W. Dalton and Donald R. Dalton, both of Hampton; his parents, J.B. and Lizzie Dalton of Newport News; two sisters, Patty Nicholson and Wanda Wilson, both of Newport News; one grandson, Andrew Dalton
; and his longtime friend and companion, Sheilah Sterne.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home by the Rev. Samuel E. Hyde with interment to follow in Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Published in the Daily Press on 10/30/1990.

Mellie Davis English

21 Jan 1949
VA
30 Jan 2010
Hampton, VA
Cancer
  http://www.nnhs65.com/
02-03-10-NNHS-Mellie-Davis-English.html

I found out that Millie was having a pain in her hip and thought it was her back...she went to the doctor...it was a big cancer that had spread all over her body and she was dead in 9 days!

- Cheryl Mays Howard ('66) of VA - 02/04/10
OH, NO! Thanks, Cheryl!

Fall of 1964

Connie Dickson Mitchell

  11 Mar 2006
Richmond, VA
Cancer
Distributive Education Club: Secretary, Treasurer
Usher Staff
Sr. Announcements Committee
Jr. Ring Committee
Sr. Color, Flower, and Music Committees
Sr. Prom Committee
School Spirit Committee
Sr. Assembly Committee
Cafeteria Committee
Ninth Grade Basketball Team

Courtesy of Margaret Burns Edwards ('67) of VA - 07/06/06
Thanks, Margaret.
http://www.nnhs65.com/
03-13-06-NNHS-Connie-Dickson
Mitchell.html
Fall of 1966

 

Doug Edgerton

   Apr 1976  
     
Fall of 1966

Robert Fox


 

1968

 

       

 

Fall of 1966

Bill "Pietie" Haan

21 Feb 1948
Newport News, VA

28 Dec 1964
Newport News, VA

Motorscooter Accident

Junior Band: Letter
Senior Band: Letter
   
Fall of 1964

Anne Hale Turner

  Aug 1985

Cancer

     
Fall of 1966

Cheryl Hardee

  Apr 1981  
Tri-Hi-Y
Jr. Dance Committee
Sr. Prom Committee
Sr. Dance Committee
Sr. Pennant Committee
Jr. Typing Committee
11th & 12th Grade Chorus
   
Fall of 1966

Mike Harris

 

26 Dec 1981

 

Honor Graduate
National Honor Society
National Thespians Society
S.C.A. Representative
Band Announcer
Concert Choir: Officer, Letter
All Regional Chorus
Male Chorus: President
Jr. Chorus: President
Varsity Spirit Club
Homeroom Officer
   
Fall of 1966

Linda Hobbs Lazet

11 Mar 1949
Newport News, VA

17 Sept 2015
Escondido, CA

probably Cancer

Jr. Band: Letter
Sr. Band: Letters
Sr. Assembly Committee
Sr. Music Committee
Sr. Flower Committee
Sr. Color Committee
Sr. Motto Committee

2012 - Frank and Linda Lazet

Photo courtesy of Eric Huffstutler (Bethel HS - '75) of VA -10/10/17
Thank you, Eric!

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/
fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=172148035

Photo courtesy of Eric Huffstutler (Bethel HS - '75) of VA -10/10/17
Thank you, Eric!

Fall of 1966

Jimmy Hogan

1949

01 May 2013

Heart Attack

Varsity Football: Co-Captain
Varsity Baseball
J.V. Baseball
J,V. Football: Co-Captain
J,V. Basketball
8th & 9th Grade Basketball: Co-Captain
Sr. Dance Committee
Sr. Assembly Committee
Varsity Lettermen's Club
 

http://www.nnhs65.com/12-24-05-
NNHS-Happy-Christmas-Eve.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/FB-
Alone-at-the-Top.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/05-02-13-
NNHS-Jimmy-Hogan.html

Fall of 1966

Nell Howard Floyd

03 Dec 1949

01 Oct 1988

Cancer

I.C.T. Club
D.E. Club
Usher Staff
G.A.A.
F.H.A.
9th Grade Girls' Track Team
   
Fall of 1966

Nathan Kozloski

1947
VA

28 Jan 2006
Baltimore, MD

 

J. V. Football
Varsity Football
Stage Crew

U.S. Navy

 

http://www.nnhs65.com/01-31-06-
NNHS-Nathan-Kozloski.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/04-19-10-
NNHS-Mary-Parker-Hayden.html

Fall of 1965

David Kypriandes


Newport News, VA

11 May 1993
Newport News, VA

 

  Honor Graduate
National Honor Society
Christopher Newport Society
Beacon Staff: Sports Editor, Letter
Interact Club: President
Quill and Scroll Society
D.E. Club: Reporter
Latin Club
Spokesman Club: Vice-President

DAVID KYPRIANDES

NEWPORT NEWS -
David Kypriandes, 44, a native of Newport News, died Tuesday, May 11.

Mr.
Kypriandes was formerly employed as a professor by Northwestern College, Athens, Greece.

Survived by his mother, Carmen
Kypriandes of Newport News; a sister, Mary J. Milliman of Parkersboro, W.Va.; two brothers, Christ P. Kypriandes of Newport News and Paul Kypriandes of Tucson, Ariz.

Prayer service at 7 tonight at Weymouth Funeral Home, followed by visitation until 8:30 p.m.

Funeral at 10 a.m. Friday at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church by the Rev. Peter Makris. Burial in Hampton Veterans Memorial Gardens.

Memorials to Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church Library in memory of Gregory Makris Scholarship Fund; or the United Way.

Published in the Daily Press on 5/13/1993.

Fall of 1965

Jim Lowdermilk

 

28 June 2012
Philadelphia, PA

 

  Transferred from Burgaw High School, Burgaw, NC
S.C.A. School Spirit Committee
   
Fall of 1966

Patricia Mattox Winfree

19 Aug 2003
Grafton, VA

Cancer

Junior Band: Letter
Senior Band: Letters
Drama: Costume Committee
D.E. Club
   
Fall of 1966

Easter Miracle

 

About 1970

Heart Defect

       
 

Butch Morris

 

16 Mar 2014
Yorktown, VA

Pancreatic Cancer

U.S. Army: Vietnam

 http://www.nnhs65.com/03-18-14-
NNHS-Butch-Morris.html 
 

Fall of 1966

Jimmy Narron


Newport News, VA

02 Sept 2009
Newport News, VA

Cancer

Senior Band: Letters
Key Club
Thomas O. Keesee Hi-Y
  http://www.nnhs65.com/09-06-09-
NNHS-Jimmy-Narron.html
Fall of 1966

Jacque Neihouse Hatch

28 Dec 1949
Newport News, VA

08 Aug 2011
Hampton, VA

Cancer

Cast of Major Plays
Director of 9th Grade Tournament Play
Senior Assembly
Drama: Make-up Staff Committee: Co-Head
Junior Dance Committee
Varsity Spirit Club

Averett University:
B.S. in Business

  http://nnhs65.com/08-10-11-
NNHS-Jacque-Neihouse-Hatch.html
Fall of 1966

Brenda Phillips Schweida Bloxom

02 Sept 1949
VA
25 July 1995
Yorktown, VA
Heart Failure While Sleeping
Varsity Flagtwirler
J.V. Flagtwirler
Senior Band: Letters
Junior Band: Letters
Tri-Hi-Y: Officer
Anchor Staff
Latin Club
Sr. Dance Committee
Quill and Scroll Society
G.A.A. Executive Board
Varsity Spirit Club

BRENDA G. PHILLIPS

YORKTOWN - Brenda Gail Phillips, 45, died July 25, 1995. She was a native and lifelong resident of the Peninsula.

Ms. Phillips was a 1967 graduate of Newport News High School and worked in the ultra-sound/X-ray department at Riverside Regional Medical Center for over 15 years. An avid animal lover, Ms. Phillips was very active with Therapy Dogs International, Merrimac Dog Training, the Sheltie Club and the Shetland Sheepdog Rescue Association of Southeast Virginia.

She will be missed by two Shetland sheepdogs, Sheena and Trevor, and a collie, Reggie. She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Judith P. and Jerry W. Allen of Yorktown; a brother, Wallace M. "Monty" Phillips Jr. of Yorktown; one niece, Kelly McLaurin Allen of Yorktown; and two best friends, Kathy Vretos of Newport News and Libby Len Bain of Seaford.

A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, with Mr. Greg Hall. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News. The family will receive their friends Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Shetland Sheepdog Rescue Association of Southeast Virginia, P.O. Box 5845, Virginia Beach, Va. 23455; or the York County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1278, Yorktown 23692.

Published in the Daily Press on Thursday, July 27, 1995.

Fall of 1966 http://www.nnhs65.com/mem-Brenda-Phillips-Schweida-Bloxom.html

Raymona Rawls Hester

  1986  
Honor Graduate
Salutatorian of the Class of 1967
National Honor Society
Future Teachers of America: Secretary
Latin Club: Sergeant-at-Arms
Nelms Honor Scroll
Concert Choir: Letters, Librarian
Regional Chorus
Student Council
Sr. Music Committee
Cast of Tournament Play
S.C.A. School Spirit Committee
Jr. Chorus: Letter
Library Assistant
Varsity Spirit Club
Junior Band: Letter
   
Fall of 1966

Larry Reavis

  1991  
       
 

Donald Ryan

  22 July 1998  
Senior Band: Letter, President
Junior Band: Letter
9th & 111th Grade Representative to Band Council
Workshop Band
Key Club
Friendly Typhoon
Homeroom Officer
J.V. Baseball
Jr. Ring Committee
Sr. Prom Committee
 

 

 
Fall of 1966

Joe Schuszler

10 Sept 1949 20 Feb 2009  
(Photo unavailable) Varsity Football

Scott Community College

Teikyo Marycrest University: B.A.

http://www.nnhs65.com/
02-24-09-NNHS-Joe-Schuszler.html

John Schweida

17 Aug 1949 23 Mar 1970 Motorcycle Accident
Latin Club    
Fall of 1966

Carlton Skinnell

04 Aug 1949
Lynchburg, VA
30 June 2007
Bedford, VA
 
U.S. Army  

http://www.nnhs65.com/
08-02-07-NNHS-Carlton-Skinnell.html

Fall of 1966

Rita Smallwood Bartley

1949
Newport News, VA

29 Mar 2015
Newport News, VA

 

Sr. Assembly Committee
National Thespians Society
Cast of Major Plays
Director of Tournament Play
Drama Staff Head
I.C.T. Club
Latin Club
Jr. Decorating Committee
Soph. Class Secretary
http://www.nnhs65.com/03-31-15-
NNHS-Rita-Smallwood-Bartley-B.html
Fall of 1966

Doug Spahr

  Nov 1995  
       
 

Jean Elizabeth Taylor

  03 June 2000
Newport News, VA
 
Girls' Chorus
Junior Band
F.H.A.
Sr. Prom Committee

Virginia Choral Society

JEAN E. TAYLOR

Jean Elizabeth Taylor, 51, died Saturday, June 3, 2000, at St. Francis Nursing Center.

A lifelong Peninsula resident, she was a member of St. Luke's United Methodist Church and a former member of Parkview United Methodist Church. She was a member of Amaranth Faith Court No.12, where she had been a past Matron. She was also a 1967 graduate of Newport News High School and a former member of Virginia Choral Society.

She was preceded in death by her father, Guy E. Taylor.

Survivors include her mother, Velma S. Taylor of Grafton; and brother, E. Kent Taylor and his wife, Deana, of Alexandria.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, June 5, at St. Luke's United Methodist Church by the Revs. F. Chancellor Hamilton and Michelle Edmonds.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Peninsula Chapter, P.O. Box 120016, Newport News, VA 23612-0016.

Published in the Daily Press on 6/4/2000.

Fall of 1966

Gary Turner

  1993  
       
 

Roger Underwood

1947
Albemarle, NC
14 Jan 2012
Newport News, VA
 
U.S. Army: 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles: Vietnam

http://nnhs65.com/01-17-12-
NNHS-Roger-Underwood.html

Fall of 1964

Joyce Williams Mingee

21 Nov 1948
 VA

13 May 2017
Newport News, VA

Lung Cancer

    http://www.nnhs65.com/05-21-17-
NNHS-Joyce-Williams-Mingee.html
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Diane Winkler Morton Perry

  16 Apr 2010 Cancer
Jr. Dance Committee
Homeroom Officer
D.E. Club
Office Assistant
Library Assistant
  http://nnhs65.com/04-18-10-NNHS-
Diane-Winkler-Morton-Perry.html
Fall of 1966

Petie Yevak

04 Feb 1949
Newport News, VA
15 Nov 2012
Newport News, VA
Heart Attack, Exacerbated by Skin Cancer
J.V. Football: Letter
Varsity Football: Co-Captain, Letter
Junior Chorus
Hall of Fame: Best Dressed

University of Oklahoma

http://www.nnhs65.com/11-18-12-
NNHS-Petie-Yevak.html

http://www.nnhs65.com/12-10-08-
NNHS-Bobby-Yevak.html

Fall of 1966

Mike York

1949
Mt.  Airy, NC
15 Dec 2008
Smithfield, VA
 
D.E. Club
Homeroom Officer
Wood Shop Officer
  http://www.nnhs65.com/12-17-08-
NNHS-Mike-York.html
Fall of 1966

Pachebel's Canon midi courtesy of http://www.goodier.net/pachelbel/pachelbel.asp,
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 06/27/03
Thanks, Dave!

Animated Military Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03

Newport News Police Department Logo courtesy of http://www.odmp.org/agency/2777-newport-news-police-department-virginia - 04/26/10

Screaming Eagles Patch courtesy of http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wuky/news.newsmain?action=article&ARTICLE_ID=1741841 - 01/17/12

Purple Heart image courtesy of Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 06/04/04
Thanks, Joe!

Disabled American Veterans Logo courtesy of http://clintgreen.com/Military.aspx - 01/17/12

NNHS65 Home Page Banner created by my #5 Son, Nathaniel Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '97) of IL - 06/06/02
Thanks, Nathaniel!

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