1919

Corsicana High School
Classmates
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Corsicana High Classmates Index || 1919 Corsican Yearbook

If you have information on what ever happened to any of the CHS
Classmates of 1919, we would love to hear from you.
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Faye Ashmore
Home Economics Club '17, '18.  Glee Club '17, '18.  Spanish Club '18, '19.
"Sweet Highland Girl, a very shower Of beauty is thy earthly dower."
 
Rosa Lee Barnett
Student Faculty Council, '17.  A.Y.L.I. '18.  President of A.Y.L.I., '19.  Vice-President of Spanish Club. '19.  Athletic Association, '17, '18, '19.  Secretary of Athletic Association, '19.  Senior Play, '19.
"The sweet eyes glimmered through and through.  And eddyings and dimples broke, About the lips, and no one knew, Or could divine the words they spoke."
 
Ada Barbee (Barry)
"The could not semble what thou art, More excellent than fair, As soft as sleep or pity is, And pure as mountain air."
 
Alice Beaton
Athletic Association, '15, '16, '17, '18.  F.A.T.A. '17, '18, '19.  Vice-President of Senior Class '19.
"To whom the better elements, And kindly stars have given, A form so fair that like the air, 'Tis lest of earth than heaven."
I think this is the same Alice Beaton that married L. H. Gross.  She died Aug 26, 1948 and is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery. ...elw
Evelyn Blair
A.Y.L.I. '17, '18, '19.  Treasurer of the A.Y.L.I. '18.  Latin Club '17, '18, '19.  Secretary of Latin Club, '17.  Spanish Club, '18, '19.  Secretary of Senior Class '18.  Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19.
"Is thy name Evelyn, maiden fair -- Such should, me thinks, it music be."
 
Helen Bonner
Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18. Latin Club, '17, '18.  Secretary of the Junior Class, '17.  F.A.T.A., '18, '19.  Vice-President of the Senior Class, '18.
"The touches of her hand are like the fall of velvet snow-flakes."
Later taught at CHS
Ruby Brown
Latin Club, '18, '19.  A.Y.L.I., '18, '19.
"Roses laid their velvet lips.  On her own with velvet sips."
 
Ollie Burke
Vice-President of Class, Powell, '18.  Vice President of O.K. Society '18, Powell. Glee Club '19.  Treasurer of A.Y.L.I. '19.
"She was a phantom of delight ! When first she gleamed upon my sight."
 
Adys Chiles
Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19. A.Y.L.I., '18, '19. Captain of Senior Girls' Basket Ball Team. '18, '19. Home Economics Club, '15.  Glee Club, '18.  Secretary of the Senior Class, '19.
"Her every tone is music's own."
 
Randle Cooksey
President of Sophomore Class '17.  Captain of Second Team Football '17.  Captain of First Team Football '18.  Captain of Basket Ball tam '18.  President of Senior Class '18.  Football Tam '16, '17, '18.  Basket Ball Team '17, '18, '19. Tack Team '18, '19. Yell Leader of Senior Class '18, '19.  Treasurer of High School Club '19.  High School Club '16, '17, '18, '19.  Manager of High School Annual, '18, '19.  Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Secretary of Athletic Association, '17.
"He loves where most is the need of love."
 
Hattie Daniels
Spanish Club, '18, '19
"Black were her eyes as the berry that grows on the throne by the wayside."
 
Margaret Davis
F.A.T.A. Club '17, '18, '19.  Spanish Club, '18, '19.  Athletic Association, '17.
"Earth has not anything more fair to show."
 
Douglas Decherd
Athletic Association '16, '17, '18, '19.  High School Club, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Treasurer of Athletic Association '18, '19.  Secretary of School Club '19.  President of Spanish Club '19.  President of Senior Class '19.
"He strikes right out for the right and he, Is the kind of a man for you and me."
Douglas Hawkins Decherd was born on Feb 25, 1902.  He died in Navarro County, TX on July 17, 1967.
Verna Evans
Athletic Association, '16, '17.  Glee Club, '17, '18.  A.Y.L.I., '18, '19.  Secretary of A.Y.L.I., '19.
"A pensive, tender maid, downcast and shy."
 
Myrtle Fesmire
A.Y.L.I., '16. '17, '18, '19.  Treasurer of A.Y.L.I., '18.  Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18.  Glee Club, '17.  Gardening Club, '18.  Spanish Club '18.
"A fair maiden beautiful with all the soul's expansion."
 
Ella Ford
"Thy form will float like emerald light, Before my vision ever; For who can see and then forget, The glories of my gay brunette ?"
 
Dorothy Henderson
Consul Minor of Latin Club, '17.  Vice-President of A.Y.L.I., '17.  Student Faculty Council, '17.  Aerie Praefecture of Latin Club, '17.  Athletic Association, '17, '18, '19.  Sergeant-at-Arms of A.Y.L.I., '18.  Vice-President of Junior Class, '18.  Junior Class Editor of "Corsican," '18.
"Laughing girl and thoughtful woman."
 
Sarah Holman
Secretary and Treasurer of Freshman Class, '16.  Captain of Junior Girls' Basket Ball Team, '18.  Assistant Editor of THE CORSICAN, '17, '18.  Sergeant-at-Arms of the A.Y.L.I., '17.  President of the A.Y.L.I., '18.  Senior Representative of Student Faculty Council, '18.  Girls' Basket Ball Team, '18, '19.  Editor of THE CORSICAN, '18, '19.  Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19.
"I got no patience with blues at all."
Became an Elementary School Principal
Louise Hoskins
Spanish Club, '18, '19.  F.A.T.A., '17, '18, '19.  Athletic Association, '17, '18, '19.
"Thou wast fairer than the roses in their prime."
 
Heyman Jarrett
Athletic Association '16, '17, '18, '19.  High School Club '16.  Latin Club '16, '17.  Commencement Committee '19.
"Gifted and loved and praised, By every friend."
 
Minnie Mae Jones
Latin Club, '16, '17.  Athletic Association, '18, '19.
"Who has robbed the ocean cave, To tinge thy lips with coral hue?"
 
Julia Kiber
A.Y.L.I., '16, '17, '18, '19.  President, '18.
"In glory of gold and glory of hair, And glory of glorious face most fair."
Was a Jr. High Teacher in the 50s.
Bess Kirven
F.A.T.A., '17, '18, '19.  Secretary and Treasurer of F.A.T.A., '18, '19.
"A still, sweet, placid moon-like face."
 

Willie Dean McAfee
Orchestra, '16, '17, '18.  Vice-President of Orchestra, '18.  Sophomore Representative on Student Faculty Council, '17.  Secretary of Junior W. S. S. '18.  Sophomore Editor of "Corsican," '17, '18.  President of F. A. T. A., '17, '18, '19.  Senior Class Reporter '19.  Society Editor of the "Corsican," '18, '19.
"I cannot love the man who doth not love."

Biography & Obituary;
Daughter of Almerine Cicero McAfee & Margaret Elizabeth (Terry) McAfee
Attended CHS 1916 - 1919;
Died March 28, 1991 in Houston, TX;
Married (1) Brantley Callaway Harris, Sr. Mayor of Galveston & (2) Bryan Fischer Williams, Sr.
Submitted by Edward L. Williams

Robert Neblett
Bryan Debating Club, '15, '16, '17.  President of Junior Class, '18.  Assistant Business Manager of "Corsican." '17, '18.  Assistant Football manager, '17.  Football Manager, '18.
"A brave lad wearing a manly brow, Knit as with problems of grave dispute"
 
Elbert Phipps
Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Spanish Club '18, '19.  High School Club '16, '17, '18, '19.
"Mild and gentle as he was brave."
 
Gladys Samuels
A.Y.L.I. '17, '18, '19.  Athletic Association '17, '18.  Home Economics Club, '17.
"Her hair - ah me ! Her hair - her hair!"
 
Mary Sharp
Latin Club, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Treasurer of Latin Club '16, '17.  Vice-President of Sophomore Class '16, '17.  Athletic Association '18, '19.
"Oh Mary, O my mary!  Are ye dochter o' the air, That ye vanish aye before me, As I follow Everywhere?"
 
Lucile Smith
Latin Club, '17, '18.  Athletic Association, '18, '19.
"Thing thome thong for the mythic myth, Who beareth the thingular name of Smith."
 
Vera Smith
Latin Club, '15.  Girls' Glee Club, '18.  Senior Class Representative of Student Faculty Council '19.
"Vera hath a beaming eye, But no one knows for whom it beameth."
Born Aug 27, 1900 in Denton, Denton Co., TX to J. Mel Smith & Dixie (Harris) Smith. Moved to Corsicana abt 1908.  Married John Remonte in 1920.  She died Dec 17, 2001 and is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery  ||  Obituary
Info from her son, R. L. Remonte (CHS Class of 1958)
Cassie Stokes
Athletic Association, '18, '19.
"Who knows a woman's wild caprice."
 
Newton Suttle
High School Club, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Senior Class Play, '19.  President of Annaniah Society, '18, '19.
"If you loved only what were worth your love, Love were clear again, and wholly well for you."
Isaac Newton Suttle, Jr.
Jan. 23, 1902 - Feb. 9, 1920
Obituary; Oakwood Cemetery
James Ross Sutton Sr Sep 30, 1898 - June 30, 1977
Junior Class in 1918 - Football team; Married Modena McAfee on June 27, 1920 in Navarro Co., TX
Obituary; Resthaven Memorial Park;
World War I Veteran
Lloyd Thomas
Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Tennis Club '16.  High School Club '16, '17, '18, '19.  Secretary High School Club '19.  Assistant Manager of Football team '18.  Track Team '19.  Latin Club '16, '17.  Spanish Club '18, '19.  Student Faculty Council '18.  Treasurer of High School Club '19.  Secretary of Senior Class '18.
"For he is as jolly as he is young."
 

Garrett Walker
B.D.&D.C., '18, '19.  Secretary of Debating Club, '19.  High School Club, '18, '19.  Spanish Club '18, '19.  Athletic Association '17, '18, '19.
"His mind was keen, intense, and frugal, apt for all affairs."

1902 - Jun 24, 1922
Obituary; Marker Photo at Oakwood Cemetery
Murphy Williams
High School Club, '16, '17.  Athletic Association, '16, '17, '19.  Vice-President of Sophomore Class,'17.  Bryan Debating Club, '18, '19.  Treasurer of Debating Club '19.  Treasurer of Senior Class, '19.
"He, the brave, the mighty, the wise, in our morn of youth defies the elements."
 
El Freda Witte
Home Economics Club '16, '17.  Athletic Association, '16, '17, '18, '19.  A.Y.L.I., '18, '19.
"How brilliant is the morning star ! The evening star so tender ! The light of both is in her eye, Their softness and their splendor."
 
Undine Wood
Secretary and Treasurer of Freshman Class, '16.  Secretary and Treasurer of Sophomore Class, '17.  Treasurer of Junior Class, '18.  Member of Orchestra, '16, '17, '18, '19.  Reporter of F.A.T.A., '18, '19.  Member of Athletic Association, '16.
"With a model like this, What artist would dare, To expect a result half so fair ?"
 
Elbert Worsham (Emhouse)
"His eyebrow dark and eye of fire, showed spirit proud and prompt to ire, Yet lines of thought upon his cheek, Did deep design and council speak."
 

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