Bryant School 1947
Bryant, Saline County, Arkansas
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
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.
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.
Irene Parker Irene Parker Hill is deceased.
Eugene Thompson He married Jane Vandercook.
H. E. Weaver H. E. Weaver is deceased.
Junior Class Members
Dorothy Adams She married Clisty Cox.
Elizabeth Brooks Secretary
Opal Ruth Dobbins Most Studious Girl She married Donald Kent, and she is deceased.
Florine Hobby She married a Standridge.
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.
Bonnie Radican President
Waymond "Shag" Roland deceased
A. V. Styles He married Dorothy Zuber.
J. H. Storey Class Sponsor
Sophomore Class Members
Wayne Bishop He served as a Saline County Judge.
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
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
Genevieve Louallen She married a Mr. Burton.
John Prickett He married Rebecca "Becky" Wilder, and she died July 16, 1997.
Doris Raney She married Manuel Davenport, and she is deceased.
Gilbert Walters Flirtiest Boy
Robert Westerman He is deceased
Mrs. J. H. Storey Class Sponsor
Freshman Class Members
Eddie Adams He is deceased.
Ted Boswell President He married Joyce Sheffield.
Collene Brown Secretary, Gum Chewer
Johnnie Ruth Bray She married Sherman Sossaman.
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
Pauline Clement Most Pessimistic Girl
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.
Ruby Green Vice President She married Lloyd Lindsey.
Joan Holiman She married Bill Ray.
Bill Kirkpatrick Laziest Boy, Biggest Pest, Most Pessimistic Boy, Floor Walker Boy, Slouchiest Boy, Silliest Boy
Joann Samples Reporter She married a Mr. Baker and L. A. Standfield.
Sherman Sossamon He married Johnny Ruth Bray.
Frankie Ulmer He is deceased.
Dorothy Zuber She married A. V. Styles.
Third Grade Halloween Carnival Royalty
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