Scrapper '69 Spotlight

TUNYA PHILLIPS

Married Name:  Tunya Brownlee

Children:  1

Grandchildren:  2

Higher Education:  Memphis State

Occupation:  Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Retired:  Yes

Hobbies:  Reading and Traveling

 

HIGH SCHOOL DAYS  

Extracurricular Activities:  Latin Club; Honor Society; Literary Guild; Et Cetera Charm Club

Special Songs:  Anything by O'Jays

Favorite Foods/Drinks:  Chicken; Barbecue; Pizza

Entertainment:  Live Plays

Favorite Teacher/Why:  Mrs. Brizzell, Giuidance Counselor/She was an encourager.

 

What are some of your treasured memories as you stroll down memory lane?

Being with my friends.

 

How did the Civil Rights Movement impact you personally?

It made me more considerate of others.

 

For what do you wish to be remembered?

Being an encourager and having a big heart.

TALEATHA EVERHART

Married Name:  Taleatha Foster

Children:  2

Grandchildren:  6

Higher Education:  Southwest Tennessee Community College

Occupation:  Advertising Rep; Home Interior Rep

Retired:  Yes

Hobbies:  Home Decorating; Crafts

 

HIGH SCHOOL DAYS  

Extracurricular Activities:  Honor Society, Quiz 'Em on the Air, Triple S Staff, Volleyball Team Captain, Cheerleader, Football Queen, Most Popular, Outstanding Senior

Special Songs:  Anything Gladys Knight Sings

Favorite Foods/Drinks:  Soul Food and Seafood

Favorite Teacher/Why:  Ms. Maude Griffin/She opened my eyes to literature.

 

What are some of your treasured memories as you stroll down memory lane?

The friends that experienced my high school events.

 

For what do you wish to be remembered?

My kindness to others.

LINDA JACKSON

Married Name:  Linda Williams

Higher Education:  Tennessee State University; Trevecca Cumberland

Occupation:  Teacher/Administrator

Retired:  Yes

HIGH SCHOOL DAYS  

Extracurricular Activities:  Captain of Cheerleaders; Et Cetera Charm Club

Special Songs:  I Will Always Love You (Whitney Houston)

Favorite Foods/Drinks:  Fish and Tea

Entertainment:  Watching Tiger Basketball and NBA
Favorite Teacher:  Mrs. Joyce Blackmon

What are some of your treasured memories as you stroll down memory lane?

Pep rallies and leading others to cheer.

 

How did the Civil Rights Movement impact you personally?

It encouraged me to strive to reach goals that seemed unattainable.

 

For what do you wish to be remembered?

Being compassionate.

CORA MASON

Married Name:  Cora Bogard

Children:  1

Higher Education:   LeMoyne-Owen; Trevecca Nazarene College

Occupation:  Teacher

Retired:  Yes

Hobbies:  Reading and Traveling

 

HIGH SCHOOL DAYS  

Extracurricular Activities:  4-H, Spanish Club; Biology Club; Literary Guild

Special Songs:  I Understand by Smokie Norful; Sunny by Bobbie Hebb

Favorite Foods/Drinks:  Salads; Seafood; Coca Cola; Sweet Tea

Entertainment:  Ballets; Memphis Grizzlies (Grannies); Golf Tournaments

Favorite Teacher/Why:  Mrs. Wilson/She was so refined and even made Shakespeare enjoyable.

 

What are some of your treasured memories as you stroll down memory lane?

Amazing friends.

 

How did the Civil Rights Movement impact you personally?

Being involved during my college days; Marches, Black Mondays, and Meetings.

 

For what do you wish to be remembered?

Being an inspiration to others, as well as giving back.

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