Old Van Zandt County School Photos Page

Van Zandt County Genealogical Society


We welcome any submittions of Old School Photos of Van Zandt County. If you would like to share, contact Sibyl Creasey for instructions on sending them. And any number of these wonderful old photos that you would like to send will be accepted. And sincere thanks to all our special contributors!


Ben Wheeler High School 1927-28

This photo has been submitted by three individuals, Marilyn Cain, Janet Clem and Sibyl Creasey

Top Row: Left to Right: Etta Russell, unknown, Rosalie Hughes, Arlene Williams?, Pearlene Jordan, Ruby Beggs, Mrs. Riley (teacher), Clota Wood, and Zella Cooper. Middle Row: Left to Right: Claudia Abrian, unknown, Pauleta Heard, unknown, unknown, Ordiste Easley, Pauline Jordan, Gladys Stanger, Ruth Wood, Shelba Brown. Bottom Row: Left to Right: Bill Clark, unknown, unknown, Brady Stanford, Leland Davidson, Robert Gray, Carles Simpson, Floyce Easley, unknown.

(The girl in the middle row, 2nd from the right is Ruth Wood, mother of Marilyn Cain, 3rd from the right is Gladys Stanger, mother of Janet Clem. The girl in the middle row, 6th from the left is Ordiste Aaron Easley, mother of Sibyl Creasey. The boy in the bottom row, second from the right is Floyce Orban Easley, brother of Ordiste. Second from the right on the back row is Ruth Wood's sister, Clota Wood. If anyone can identify any that are unknown, please let us know and we will add them.)


The following names were submitted by Wayne & Sheron Stanford. The names were provided by Avanell Moore of Ben Wheeler.

Ben Wheeler High School 1927 - 28

Top Row:

Etta Russell, unknown, Rosa Lea Hughes, Arlene Williams, Perlene Jordan,
Ruby Brown, Ms. Wiley (Teacher), unknown, Clota Wood ?, Zella Cooper

Middle Row:

Claudia Adrien, unknown, Pauleta Heard, unknown, unknown, Ordiste Easley,
Paulene Jordan, Gladys Stanger, Ruth Wood, Shelba Brown

Front Row:

Bill Clark, unknown, Brady Stanford, Lelan Davidson, Robert Gray,
Charles Simpson, Floyce Easley, unknown


Picture was taken on the day that Avenell Heard went to Tyler, Texas.
She wasn't in the picture. These names were provided by Avenell Heard Moore
on October 9, 2004 at the Ben Wheeler 18th Annual School Reunion.


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