Van-Far Class of 1963 holds 50th reunion
The Van-Far Class of 1963 celebrated their 50th class reunion on September 28 by riding on a float in the Vandalia Prairie Days Parade. They also had a banquet that evening at the Vandalia VFW Hall. Front row, from left: Alvin Fowler, Rick West, Eddie Jones, Bob Ennis, Calvin Heaton, Carolyn Cheney Ford, Barbara Jackson Elzea, Jane Moss Reid, Velma Hill Rentfro, Hazel Wise Askey, Joy Goodin Sussman, Phyllis Hoover Fugit, and Elaine Herren Beedle. Back row: James Evans, Jerry Wright, Lanny Masters, Terry Gentle, Raymond Kirtink, Carl Ledbetter, Sherri Daniels Bakeman, Mary Rutherford Shaw, Leota Kraft Teague, Merle Lee Culwell, Brenda Owens Scrogin, Cecil Pew, Bob Lynch, Marion Lovelace, Becky Green Jett, John Callen, Kay Motley Roberts, and Ellen Hurshman Stewart.