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08/23/19 03:26 PM #36    


Mary Fontaine

Yes, I remember them.  I was one!  The main thing I enjoyed about being one was getting out a few minutes early from class to go get our sashes on!  (I also liked the sashes laugh)!

08/24/19 06:07 PM #37    


Muriel Elliott (Mimura)

To #15:  Muriel Elliott (now Mimura) in the middle and Forest Goldston on the right.

09/28/19 11:09 PM #38    


Mary Porter (Brown)

WOW oh WOW oh WOW, what a great reunion tonight. Many thanks to all the hard work for us to be able to enjoy!! And boy have we all aged gracefully!!

09/29/19 04:22 PM #39    

Shelley Crisp

A truly wonderful weekend celebrating 50 years of us. Please post your photos with identification if possible. The reunion team will work on a compilation of as many photos as possible and let you know when and where they will be accessible. Cheers to all who came and fond waves to those who couldn’t be with us— we missed you all.


09/29/19 04:34 PM #40    

Tommy Bolus

Thank you to all who put this reunion together. Great job and I understand you are going to do it again next year. 

Many thanks,

Tommy Bolus

09/30/19 04:42 PM #41    


Carol Williams (Atwood)

We had an amazing time! Thanks so much to the organizers for all your hard work! Everything happened seamlessly and it was very convenient to pick up our nametags and go! 

I had made a list of everyone I wanted to see for the 3 events we attended (the 3 with food). I saw lots of wonderful friends. But I have to say that at the Saturday night dinner, I never got the chance to talk to the people from the middle tables all the way to the back wall. Sorry I missed you guys!

10/01/19 06:28 PM #42    


Carol Williams (Atwood)

Did you go to Wiley Elementary School?

As I understand it, there was not a big turnout of Wiley alums.

Are you interested in a Wiley Elementary Facebook group for Wiley alums for our year? 

Let me know if you are!

10/04/19 10:46 AM #43    


Carol Williams (Atwood)

Can someone tell me the exact number of students that graduated from Broughton in 1969? Thank you!

10/06/19 11:13 AM #44    

Richard Wilson

I think they were around 650 graduates from Broughton.  Did you live on Marlow road??




10/08/19 10:15 AM #45    


Carol Williams (Atwood)

Nope! Cameron Village area.

03/25/21 08:54 AM #46    

Vernessa Riley (Foelix)

Hello Everyone,  I hope that you are doing well.  Are the Covid vaccines available to you by now? I am glad that we could enjoy a reunion before the Pandemic happened and hope that it will be over before long.  Hang in there!  Vernessa



03/28/21 07:57 PM #47    

Malinda Younts (Stallings)

Sadly, I saw in today's News and Observer that our classmate Carla Block died February 24th.  I remember Carla as a quiet spoken, sweet girl.  So sorry for her family.

Take care everyone.

Malinda Younts-Stallings

03/29/21 12:09 PM #48    

Carl Freedman

That is very sad news about Carla Block.  I did not know Carla extremely well, but did know her for a long time.  We were in the same 5th-grade class at A. B. Combs, and then were together at Broughton and later at UNC, where as freshmen we went out on one or two dates.  She was a nice person and very intelligent.  

03/29/21 02:25 PM #49    

Sarah Beth Miller

I am so very sorry to hear of Carla's passing. We were close friends at Broughton, through college, and beyond. She was an astonishing person with many gifts. Carla was an artist, she was brilliant, she had a talent for languages, and she was an insightful appreciator of literature, art, food & film. And, having spent countless hours in conversation with her, I can attest that she was hilarious! I will miss her forever.

03/29/21 05:21 PM #50    

Sheron Adele Harwood (Megredy)

So sorry to hear of the passing of Carla Block.  She was such a sweet, smart, lovely person.  I worked for her father, Dr. Bill Block, head of Politics Department, when I was an undergraduate at NCSU.  Her mother, Miriam Block, was a Raleigh City Council person.  Her parents were so outgoing.  But Carla was reserved, contemplative, and compassionate.  Glad to see that her career in the arts was so successful in New York.  She will be missed.       Sheron Harwood Megredy

03/30/21 11:17 AM #51    

Maralena Corter

Carla Block was a good friend in our high school days. She was brillilant and creative with a truely original mind. A gifted painter, designer and writer, even back then. In an era of conformity and questioning of norms, I treasured her unique outlook and insights. See you down the road, Carla.

03/30/21 06:22 PM #52    

Kurt Newman

I am so sad to hear about Carla. She was a wonderful person. I remember being around her a lot when our parents would get together because they were all Professors at NC State including Sara, Maryle, Jim Wise, Al Bredenberg and others. Kurt

03/31/21 10:29 AM #53    

Carolyn Joslin (Watson)

I remember Carla as an ideal of intelligence, personal dignity, beauty, and quiet kindness.  Requiescat in pace.

Carolyn Joslin Watson

03/31/21 12:03 PM #54    

Rebecca Stallings Crawford (Crawford)

I am so sad to read this.  Carla lived near me in the same general neighborhood growing up.  How witty and bright she was and funny and fun.  She will be missed until we meet again in the next place.... 

09/13/21 07:50 PM #55    

Malinda Younts (Stallings)

I saw in today's News and Observer - yes I still subscribe!! - that Frank Barefoot died on September 9th.  He lived in Greensboro.  Keep his family in your thoughts.

Everyone take care.

Malinda Younts-Stallings

09/14/21 12:33 PM #56    


Skip Auld

Frank & I attended UNC School of Library & Information Science in 1977-1978 for our Master's degrees that led both of us to long careers in public libraries. I always considered him brilliant . . . and quite shy. Here's a link to his obituary: Benjamin Barefoot Obituary (1951 - 2021) - Greensboro, NC - The News & Observer (

RIP, Frank

09/14/21 12:44 PM #57    


Alfred Bredenberg

So sorry to hear about Frank. I was glad to see him at our reunion two years ago and to have a chance to sit down and get caught up. I'm sure all of us remember Frank for his kindness and for his courteous, soft-spoken nature.

Alfred B.

09/14/21 03:38 PM #58    

Johnny Burke

Thanks Malinda. I missed that about Frank. Think I've known him since the first grade. A kinder soul never walked this earth. He grew up in a house on Trinity Rd., which is now part of the Carter Finley Stadium parking lot. His dad was a regular customer at the hardware store. Stay safe.   Johnny 

09/14/21 03:54 PM #59    


Tommy Stutts

I am sad to hear the news of Frank passing on. Comfort to all of his family and friends. I , along with Elmer Scott, had the pleasure of sitting for breakfast with Frank the Saturday morning of our 2019 reunion. He was fragile of body then, but so strong in his appreciation of our class gatherings and memories. He was a positive, and thoughtful Gentleman in every way through his life.  Thanks to Malinda, Grover, and others for the info about his passing. 

01/14/24 01:50 PM #60    


Laurie Vass

My thoughts about the possible 55th reunion

Thank you Grover and Debbie for your kind work to keep our little band together.

I share your concern and anxiety about the high death rate of our friends.

The news today about Craig West really upset me.

One of tte ideas I have had about a reunion is a forum in the afternoon to allow friends to tell us what happened to them  in their life's journey. 

I would like to learn what insights and lessons they learned along the way.

Rather than waiting for someone to die, and then saying nice things about them, I would be in favor of telling them nice thngs while they were still alive.

I would have done this wiih Craig if I had a chance.





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