1936-1937 Barry High Girls Basketball Team
Navarro County, Texas


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1936-1937 Barry High School Team Photo
Back Row: Mildred Derry Berry, Elise Gay, Ruby Jo Lewis, Mr. Nelson Inmon,
Josephine Watkins, Gracie Mae Russell, Willie Fern Woodruff
Middle Row: Pauline MArtin, Velma Lois Watson, Elizabeth, Tommie Royce Brooks, Phyllis Osborn
Front Row: Billy Jo Russel (mascot)


Pictured are:

Mildred Derry Berry:
Buried in Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Tx. - Mildred Frances (Derryberry) Hewett-Jones Mar. 16, 1920 - Dec. 30, 2013 1st husband Jack Leroy Hewett 2nd husband Reese Skyler Jones d/o Leslie Burton Derryberry and Alice Marie (Hopkins) Derryberry buried in Dresden cemetery, Navarro County, Tx.

Elise Gay: Ima Elise (Gay) Hoffman-Brinkley, Sr. b. Mar 10, 1922 - d. Jan 16, 2014; Obituary; Resthaven Memorial Park

Ruby Jo Lewis: Obituary; Resthaven Memorial Park

Mr. Nelson Inmon: Obituary

Josephine Watkins: Josephine (Watkins) Howard-Brager; Obituary; Oakwood Cemetery, Corsicana, TX

Gracie Mae Russell: b. Feb. 18, 1920 d/o John Dewey Russell and Sally Grace (Gurley) Russell; She might be Gracie Mae (Russell) Guidry; w/o Dewey H. Guidry

Willie Fern Woodruff: Cryer Creek cemetery with obituary and information

Pauline MArtin:

Velma Lois Watson: Velma Lois (Watson) Wright Feb. 2, 1922 - Aug. 27, 2009; Buried in Waco Memorial Park, Waco, Tx;
w/o Elbert Garrett Wright d/o Claude Ernest Watson and Minnie Lavenia (Farmer) Watson buried in Oakwood cemetery, Corsicana


Tommie Royce Brooks: the mother of Ron Hall who wrote the book “Same Kind of Different As Me”  - a movie was made from it. Also “What Difference Do It Make” and the “Workin' Our Way Home”.  Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tx. w/o Earl Frank Hall d/o John Thomas “Jack” Brooks and Lalia Beulah Ann (Ray) Brooks buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Tx.

Phyllis Osborn: this is the only Phyllis Osborne that I can find in Navarro county and is on the 1930 census in Navarro county - Phyllis Wynelle Osborne Aug. 9, 1917 d/o James Anderson Osborne and Minnie Lee (Watts) Osborne parents are buried in Prairie Grove Cemetery, Emmett, Tx. -- married Jesse Willard Vardeman Aug. 16, 1940 - she died Nov. 22, 1993 buried in Restwood Memorial Park – Clute, Tx.

Billy Jo Russel (mascot): Billie Joe (Russell) Ragsdale born May 31, 1926 d/o Alva Martin Russell and Mable Lorena (Massengale) Russell; Obituary - buried in Dresden cemetery


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