Class of '47

50 Year Reunion

The Class of '47 of Madisonville High School met for their 50th Reunion on 31 May 1997 at Mr. Lee's. Following the social they toured Browning Springs Middle School which was MHS in 1947.

There were 29 class members plus spouses in attendence who met again at Mr Lee's that night for dinner and a group photo [included in the newspaper article]. Piano music was provided during the evening by David Jones.

Of the original 72 graduates in 1947, only 5 could not be located. Eleven members were deceased.

Pennyrile Plus, Wednesday, 25 Jun 1997  

Class Members & Spouses
Marvin Arnold
Betty (Arnold) Martin
Mr & Mrs Thomas Ashmore
Mr & Mrs Thomas K Brown
Ralph & Jackie (Cartwright) Oates
Jimmy & Jean (Fowler) Arnold
D W & Beverly (Harris) Dockrey
Mr & Mrs Eugene Knight
Betty (Long) Myers
Mr & Mrs Wayne Martin
Mr & Mrs Jesse McGary
Mr & Mrs Donald Robinson
Mr & Mrs Arthur Ridley
Bill Workman
Joe & Lillian (Wakeland) Nichols
Robert & Sarah (Cates) Morton
[both are class members], Henderson
William F Cates, Owensboro
Mr & Mrs William Crutcher, Jr from El Monte, Ca
Bill & betty (Dozier) McMillan, Cincinnati
Paul & Betty (Denton) Funk, Staunton, Va
Robert & Mary (Hinton) Anderson, Louisville
Mr & Mrs Paul Lyons , Murray
Huell & Sue (Lam) Tilley, LaCenter, Ky
Mr & Mrs Sam Marshall, Charleston, SC
Mrs George King (Doris Pidcock), Old Lyme, Ct
Carroll & Charlene (Smothers) Callender, Greenville
William & Anna (Stills) Lipford, Dawson Springs
Frank Scott, Freemont, Oh

Class Sponsors:
Miss Hart Finley
Miss Ruth Williams
Mr & Mrs James Blackwell
Pattee Hibbs
Miss Agnes Finley
Mr & Mrs Henry Cartwright, Hopkinsville