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Bryant School 1947
Bryant, Saline County, Arkansas

1947 Bryant Hornet's Nest Yearbook Cover.

This is not the entire annual - just senior-freshman classes and faculty photos . If any of these people are deceased and you know the information, please send me an e-mail. I wish to thank Sue Perry for scanning this yearbook and allowing me to use it on this website.

Click on the underlined names for the photographs! Known deceased class members names are in italics.

The faculty included Miss Annie Opitz, Mrs. Elizabeth Evans, Miss Florence Morris, Miss Dorothy Storey (favorite teacher), Mrs. J. H. Storey-deceased, J. L. Smith-deceased, Mrs. J. C. Johnson (nee Violet Brown)-deceased, Miss Leola Stover, Mrs. Dean (Mable) Boswell-deceased, Mrs. Harold (Fern) Sullivan-deceased, Mrs. Floyd Taylor-deceased, and Mrs. J. L. Smith-deceased.

Senior Class Members

Roy Bishop    Most Courteous Boy    He was a former mayor of Bryant.    Roy Elston Bishop was born 28 April 1928 and died 8 July 2011.    Roy Elston Bishop Obituary

Billy Max Boone    Best All-Around Boy, Most Courteous Boy    He married Joan Mitchell.

Harold Brown    Loudest Boy, Talks Most, Says Least Boy

Imogene Brown    Girl Most Likely to Succeed    After graduating as Valedictorian of the 1947 Bryant Class, she became a tax accountant and was president of Business and Professional Women of Little Rock. Ms. Brown was born September 27, 1928, and died February 17, 2000, and is buried in Cameron Cemetery in Saline County.

Eudene Brown    Hornet Nest Staff    [The twin brother of Imogene, he graduated as Salutatorian of the 1947 Bryant Class. He is retired and living in Dallas, Texas.]

Kenneth Carpenter    Most Studious Boy, Most Bashful Boy

Joe Davis    Cutest Boy

Raymond Evans    Hornet Nest Staff, Most Handsome Boy, Cutest Couple, Halloween Carnival Royalty, Most Conceited Boy    He was born October 28, 1929, in Bryant to Ches and Bessie Ashley Evans. He was married to Shirley McGinley. He died October 29, 2006, and is buried in Pinecrest Memorial Park.

Helen Gentry

Marjorie Gibson

Modean Griggs

Louise Hancock

Irene Parker    Irene Parker Hill is deceased.

Melvin Sossamon    Hornet Nest Staff

Eugene Thompson    He married Jane Vandercook.

Virginia Vandercook    Hornet Nest Staff, Halloween Carnival Royalty

H. E. Weaver    H. E. Weaver is deceased.

Wilma Jean Westerman

Lena Ruth Winkler

Miss Dorothy Storey    Class Sponsor, Hornet Nest Sponsor

Junior Class Members

Dorothy Adams    She married Clisty Cox.

Betty Jo Boone    Prettiest Girl, Laziest Girl    She married Cap Adams.

Elizabeth Brooks    Secretary

Everette Caple    Most Popular Boy, Best Boy Athlete    Everett was born November 27, 1927, and died March 8, 2016.    Everett Caple Obituary

Rodney Davis

Opal Ruth Dobbins    Most Studious Girl    She married Donald Kent, and she is deceased.

Louise Green

Florine Hobby    She married a Standridge.

Billy Joe Hogue    Reporter, Boy Most Likely to Succeed

Mae Jackson

Hazel Kriegbaum    Hornet Nest Staff    She married F. A. Russ.

Alphia Louallen    Vice President    She was born May 4, 1929, in the Walnut Bottom Community of Saline County to Joseph and Rosa Louallen. She married Hershell Scallion. She died April 6, 2008, and is buried in Walnut Bottom Cemetery.  Alphia Mae Louallen Scallion Obituary

Comma Sue McDaniel    Hornet Nest Staff, Most Popular Girl, Most Glamorous Girl, Most Charming Girl    She married Nolan Black (born March 19, 1926, and died May 8, 1988, and is buried in Cameron Cemetery). After his death she married H. F. Perry, Jr.

Shirley McGinley    Hornet Nest Staff, Cutest Couple, Cutest Girl, Most Conceited Girl    Shirley May McGinley Evans was born 23 October 1929 and was married to Raymond Evans. She died 15 September 2012.    Shirley May McGinley Evans Obituary

William Don Miller    She married Edith Pelton.

Martha Neal    Loudest Girl, Flirtiest Girl    deceased

Bonnie Radican    President

Waymond "Shag" Roland    deceased

A. V. Styles    He married Dorothy Zuber.

Lee Williams

J. H. Storey    Class Sponsor

Sophomore Class Members

Evelyn Baldridge

Robert Bell

Billy Bierwirth

Wayne Bishop    He served as a Saline County Judge.

Hubert Brooks

Floy Jean Craig    She was born April 18, 1930, and was married to Tullis Elrod. She died April 25, 1996, and is buried in Forest Hills Memorial Park.

Billy Bob Curtis    He was born September 7, 1931, and served as a Benton alderman. He died January 7, 2004, and is buried in New Rosemont Cemetery.

Muriel Evans    Vice President, Most Bashful Girl

Martha Grafe

Meda Grafe    She married Bud Scott.

Buddy Green    Reporter    He married Rosie Marie Dove, and he is deceased.

Ernest Grimmett    Ernest Grimmett was born April 8, 1929, and died November 19, 1977. He is buried in Spring Valley Cemetery, Pulaski County, Arkansas.

Helen Helmich    Secretary

Louise Hodge

Bertha Jackson

Glendol Jackson    He married Geraldine Green. He was born June 27, 1930, and died June 23, 2010. Glendol Jackson Obituary

Donald Kent

J. M. Lee

Ora Mae Molock

Genevieve Louallen    She married a Mr. Burton.

Birtie Parker

Inez Price

John Prickett    He married Rebecca "Becky" Wilder, and she died July 16, 1997.

Doris Raney    She married Manuel Davenport, and she is deceased.

Frances Joy Scott    President, Hornet Nest Staff, Best All-Around Girl, Best Girl Athlete    She married John Pelton.

Gilbert Walters    Flirtiest Boy

Mary Sue Wells

Robert Westerman    He is deceased

Betty Jean Zuber

Mrs. J. H. Storey    Class Sponsor

Freshman Class Members

Eddie Adams    He is deceased.

Virginia Beck

Sue Bell

Ted Boswell    President    He married Joyce Sheffield.

Collene Brown    Secretary, Gum Chewer

John Broyles

Johnnie Ruth Bray    She married Sherman Sossaman.

Ruth Bright

Susie Brooks

Vivian Burks

Clisty Cox    Clisty Leo Cox was born December 17, 1930, in Benton to Jeff and Elva Cox. He married Dorothy Adams and died November 6, 2008, and is buried in Pinecrest Memorial Park.    Clisty Leo Cox Obituary

Bobby Carmichael

Joyce Catlett

Pauline Clement    Most Pessimistic Girl

Bill Crawford

Cora Ellen Cloud

Nancy Louise Cloud

Billie June Cox    She is deceased.

George Curtis    He married Sue Bell. He was born April 13, 1930, and died July 5, 2004, and is buried in New Rosemont Cemetery.

Helen Craig    She married Dwain Hairston.

Jack Davis

Clive Elrod

Philip Elrod

Wilma Evans

Bobby Fenner

Catherine Fuller

Ora Gentry

Marvelle Graddy

Betty Green

Ruby Green    Vice President    She married Lloyd Lindsey.

Lucille Helmich

Maxie Gene Harrison

Herbert Hill

J. C. Hobby

Joan Holiman    She married Bill Ray.

Jo Ann Hudson

Bill Kirkpatrick    Laziest Boy, Biggest Pest, Most Pessimistic Boy, Floor Walker Boy, Slouchiest Boy, Silliest Boy

Laverne Lockart

Fern Louallen

Minnie Bell Molock

Jean Murry

Raymond Papan

Barbara Ramsey

Charles Rogers

Bobby Samples

Joann Samples    Reporter    She married a Mr. Baker and L. A. Standfield.

Eugenia Shelton

Sherman Sossamon    He married Johnny Ruth Bray.

Betty Starkey

Pauline Stuckey

Jodie Styles

Frankie Ulmer    He is deceased.

Frank Walters

Ray Waren

Thomas Windham

Loreta Wright

Bertha Zuber

Donald Zuber

Dorothy Zuber    She married A. V. Styles.

Third Grade Halloween Carnival Royalty

Ruby Dobbins and Jerry Johnson

Who's Who Not Listed Above

Patricia Baldridge    Slouchiest Girl

Orville Milks    Boy with Biggest Feet

Dorothy Murray    Girl with Biggest Feet

Betty Ann Scott    Most Charming Girl

Donna Vandergrift    Silliest Girl

Rosie Williamson    Floor Walker Girl, Talks Most, Says Least Girl