Couriering Clemmons — 1971

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 11, 2019

Couriering the area this week in 1971 — Robert E. Scharff, Jr., of Lewisville, joined the Business Men’s Assurance Company as a special representative in the Lewisville area.

Dwight E. Ray, of Clemmons and vice president for safety and security for Pilot Freight Carriers, was elected chairman of the trucking industry’s top-level national safety program, the Council of Safety Supervisors of American Trucking Associations.

Congressman Wilmer D. Mizell presented Clemmons VFW Post No. 9010 with a flag that had once flown over the House wing of the Capital, in a fourth of July raising ceremony held at the Clemmons Welcome Center.

The new officers were installed for the coming year for the Clemmons Lions Club. Those elected were Jerry Harding, president; Joe Ellis, first vice president; Joe Farrell, second vice president; Don Seamon, third vice president; Monnie Ellis, secretary; Marshall Clawson, director; Bill Brown, tail twister, W.R. Perry, lion tamer, Jake Anderson, director and Clyde Johnson, director.

Senior Girl Scout, Sharon Booker and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rodney L. Booker of Clemmons, was selected with 10 other girls, throughout the United States, to visit Sweden.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Jones, of Lewisville, returned to their home from a 15-day Betty Feezor tour of Europe.

The Clemmons Dodgers Senior Minor team completed a perfect season with 12 wins and no losses. Jack Cooper, of Clemmons, managed the team, Jim Warner, of Lewisville, was the coach and Mike Parks was the scorekeeper.

The Rev. Oren Edmonds, minister of Clemmons United Methodist Church, was preparing to leave on a 10-day of the Bible lands.

The Rev. Thomas S. Lee became the new pastor at Lewisville United Methodist Church replacing the former pastor, the Rev. Samuel R. Moss, who was transferred to Stony Point Marvin United Methodist Church.

Miss Denise Wall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ray Wall of Clemmons, left for Gulf Port Mississippi and two weeks of intensive study at the American Dance Camp.

Four members of the West Forsyth High School Titanides — Pam Boyle, Martha Turner, Donna Conrad and Robin Newell — took top honors in competition with 120 other girls at the All American Drill Team School in Lamoni, Iowa.

Debutante Miss Jean Ferrell Lybrook, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Reynolds Lybrook of Clemmons, was preparing to be presented at the North Carolina Ball in Raleigh in September and at the Winston-Salem Debutante Ball in December.