By Wendy Wood
November 6, 2013
Elkin Elementary School Graduating Class of 1956 celebrated its 57th class reunion Oct. 19 at Fairfield-Marriott Inn in Elkin. Five teachers were in attendance. Those attending are, first row, from left, Felix Yarboro, Abbye Davis Gordon, Woodie Wiles, Melvin Thompson, Dorothy Joines, teacher Bert Joines, Carolyn Noble, teacher Cliff Noble, Judy Yarborough, teacher Bob Yarborough, teacher Carolyn Lipe Comer, teacher Hubert Morrow; second row, John Beale, Helen Graham Yarboro, Donald Cass, Deanna Stuart Cockerham, Pat Harris Wiles, Kenis Carter, LaFay Pickard, Betsy Ashby Smith, Ruby Tucker Holcomb, Dixie Draughn England, Emmalee Holbrook Cheek, Louise Laxton Cockerham, Pat Cass Hall, Charles Walters; third row, Carole Bruce, Sybil Lawrence McBride; and, fourth row, Mackie Cockerham, Carrie Bet Smoot Gilliam, Gabrielle Cass, Carol Jackson, Henry Jackson, Colvin Hege, Phillip Royal, Gene England, Tommy Holcomb, Ted Mastin, Bill Bruce, Jerry James and Wilbert McBride.