The Morris Alumni Association held its 124th reunion on Sunday, June 23, at the Morris Central School with 119 alumni and guests present. Tours and social hour started at noon.
President Lynn Joy welcomed everyone; Maureen Joy led prayer at 1 p.m.
A meal from Brooks’ House of Bar-B-Q’s was served by the Gilbertsville 4-H Dairy Club and their leaders.
Following the dinner, Lynn Joy called the meeting to order and thanked the servers,Arline Pickens for printing all name labels, Amy Gage, Jennifer Jones, Helen Hoag and Martha Benjamin for help with mailing the invitations and registration, and Deborah Newell for the donation of ice cream in memory of her father, Spiel Goodier. Thanks were also extended to James Whitaker for coming in on a Sunday to help with set up.
Joy read the class lists starting with the class of 1939 with one member present, Marion Jacobsen Dodge, celebrating her 74th anniversary.
The following celebrated anniversaries of their graduation:
Class of 1940, 73rd: Howard Turnbull and Vincent Brannick.
Class of 1941, 72nd: Robert Klindt and Wanda Card Brannick.
Class of 1943, 70th: Betty Tremlett Jenison, Robert Lull, Robert Spencer and Edward Spencer.
Class of 1944, 69th: Ethel Lamb Goodspeed.
Class of 1945, 68th: Esther Olds Butler, Dorothy Roberts Manley, Arline Kaiser Pickens and Jeannette Pickens Rendo.
Class of 1946, 67th: Alma Jacobsen Pickens.
Class of 1948, 65th: Donald Wing.
Class of 1950, 63rd: Earl Boyd, Wayne Harrington, Doris Cole Martin and Barbara Hull Bunn.
Class of 1951, 62nd: William Kodrich and Joseph Lamphere.
Class of 1952, 61st: Roger Parker
Class of 1953, 60th: Barbara Springett Gardner, Audrey Palmer Gregory, Corrine Sickler Dickerson and Thelma Utter Foerster.
Class of 1954, 59th: Wanetta Olds Daniels, Joyce Toomath Lamphere and Glenn Wilson.
Class of 1955, 58th: Ronald Parker and Barbara Parker Prindle.
Class of 1956, 57th: Charlotte Douglas Harrington, John Holdridge Jr. and Roger Wilson.