Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1969
Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 1, 2018
Couriering the area this week in 1969 — Two women from the area, Mrs. Donald F. Landreth and Mrs. R. N. Marshall, were among those from the Pink Lady Volunteers of Forsyth Memorial Hospital who were honored when they were recognized for their outstanding service they had given to the hospital at the sixth annual meeting of the hospital auxiliary.
Jo Anna Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Palmer, was chosen queen of the Tiny Boots drill team. Glenda Motsinger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Motsinger, was chosen “Miss Junior PeeWees,” Susan Messick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby G. Messick, “Miss Pee Wee’s and Jan Hampton, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Hampton, was chosen “Miss Midgets.
Mrs. Francis McMordie, of Lewisville, won three ribbons from the North Carolina State Fair, two blues and a white.
The first meeting of the newly organized Clemmons VFW Post 9010 chapter elected officers. Those inducted were W. W. Gabard, Chaplain, W. M. Robertson, Commander, Jack Spry, Vice-Commander and A. J. Pryor, Junior Vice-Commander.
The Clemmons Civic Club held their annual Ladies Night with a dinner meeting at the Civic Club building. The Rev. Burton Rights gave the invocation.
The Clemmons Cowboys Junior Pee Wees cheerleaders were Kay Parks, Tamara Martin, Pamela Stolba, Sybil Watson, Tracy Smith, Jo Santiago and Terry Beck. Coach for the cheerleaders was Shirley Martin.
The Clemmons Cowboys Pee Wee cheerleaders were Rena Stanley, Sherry Wise, Ginna Fridy, Karen Yarbrough, Martha Waggoner, Karen Smith and Anita Minor. Coach for the team was Angie Carr.
Airman Barry G. Pope, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby G. Pope of Clemmons, completed basic training at Lockland AFB, Texas. He was assigned to Chanute AFB, Illinois, for training in the aircraft equipment maintenance field.
Walter Eugene Holt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Glenn Holt of Clemmons, enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was transferred to the U.S. Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Illinois for recruit training.
Airman William Galloway, son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Galloway of Clemmons, completed basic training at Lockland AFB, Texas. He was assigned to Keesler AFB, Mississippi, for training in the administrative field.
Ronald Scott Raulerson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Durwood Raulerson of Clemmons, enlisted in the United States Navy and was transferred to the U.S. Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Illinois for recruit training.