CCHS Class of 1968 gathers for 51st reunion

On Saturday, June 8, members of the Cocke County High School Class of 1968 gathered at Newport City Park for an informal reunion. They enjoyed lots of food, reminiscing, and laughter. The group voted to make the get-together an annual event. Those attending included, front row, from left, Brenda (Keller) Smith, Brenda (Pruitt) Strange, Liz Williford, Frieda (Williams) Merrett, Linda (Ford) Sharp, Jan (Francis) McMahan, Denise (Ball) Depew, Patricia (Shelton) Lovell, Suzette (Lovell) Gorman, Linda (Finchum) Hickman, Doris (Messer) Stokely, Janice Buda, Linda Whitson, and Bobby Maddron. Back row, from left, are Parker Wilds, Greg Fox, Jim ‘Chopper’ Phillips, David Nelson, Gary Masoner, Gary ‘Pete’ Hayes, Phil Raines, John Epley, Jim McNabb, Wayne Ball, Judy Yates, Ron Thomas, Dan Ragan, Larry Reese, and David Arnold. Also attending, but not in the picture, were Mike Kilpatrick and Becky (Cramb) Williams.

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