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October 28, 2012

AHS alumni tour city landmarks

Ada — ADA — The Ada High School senior classes of 1959 and 1960  hosted a combined reunion in Ada Oct. 18-20.

Many members from both classes attended including local residents as well as those from California, Colorado, Georgia and Tennessee.

A full weekend was planned at Fossil Creek Ranch. In addition, a private showing of "West of Ahloso" and "High Noon" was at the new McSwain Theater. Alberta Blackburn, Billie Floyd, Ann Klepper and Ruth Ann Taylor led the historical bus tour of Ada, a combined walking/driving tour sponsored by Preserving the Area Stories in Time (PAST).

The highlight and surprise of the tour was being greeted by Robert S. Kerr, portrayed by Greg Pierce, at the Kerr Cabin. The cabin will soon be refurnished with appropriate articles of the time period when Kerr was born and lived there.

"We are very grateful to Mickey Keith and Harlen and Shirley Stonecipher for working with PAST to provide this much needed addition to the Kerr Cabin and gravesite," said Ruth Ann Taylor, PAST member. "In the future additional historical visits to the site will be planned.

Attending were Jewell and Carolyn Scates, Bill and Brenda Henry Johnson, Pat and Jackie Walker, Jerry Smith, Sidney Sudberry Greathouse, Barbara and Bill Dillon, John Fred Jumper, Jack Miller, Teresa and Charles Mayhue, Richard Spencer, Elizabeth Champagne, George and Judy Timmons Hanson, Janet Baber Blankenship, Nancy Domjanovich, Wayne Lee, Mary Ellen Alletag Davenport, Gale and Holley Robinson Izard, Jon Ross, Forrest and Nancy Goodell, Kerrin Ray and Sharon Archer Smith, John Kuras, Mary Redman Emerson, Zuda Wright Russell, Lloyd and JoAn Gilley, Eddie and Linda Smalley Andrews, Winifred Lillard Reagan, Carolyn VanBebber Moore, Judy Ruble Horne, Barbara Simpson McNutt, Dell Howry, Joe Lee Walker, John Norris, Marilynn Blackmon and Greg Pierce as Robert S. Kerr.

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