Redwood Class of 1959



Class Pages:

In these pages I have collected information, photos and memorabilia from the classes that I have been able to secure from students and social media. If you have materials from your class, please contact me. I will happily add items to the page. My email is


1988 Reunion
Back: Jerry Marshall, Burl Warnock, Thomas Keene, Betty Whitehead, Bobby Walley, Van Evans

Fr: Jimmy Weaver, Lois Champion, Erma Simpson Jeffers, Martha Renfro, Barbara Hearn McKay, Jeanette Stevens Roberts, Molly Burroughs McClusky, Patsy Adams Tompkins, Bobbie Nell Reaves, Paul Fields

1953 Tri-Hi-Y

First row seated- ?, Wilma Allison, Martha Rengrow, Ethel Nevels, Mayly Jue, Lois Champion, Molly Burroughs, Patsy Adams, Jeanette Stevens, Katie Jane Hayes, Yvonne something, Barbara Elizabeth Hearn

Second row: Mrs. Lee V. Russell, Phala Brock, Janie Jeffers, Dean Ruth, Anita Lofton, Peggy Simpson, Carolyn Hearn, Sandra Kerr,?, Sue Cooper, Ella Sue Porter,?, Evon Dennis, Frances Oakes

Top row: ?, Frances Simpson, Betty Jo Ogle, Patricia Sewell, Mary Cunningham, Mary Cogan, Twila Marshall,?, Rachel Roberts, Barbara Nell Hintson,?, Marceline Scarborough
Picture and story from Lois Champion Williamson:

“We six graders were playing behind the old gym on the creek bank where all garbage was dumped. On top of pile were all redwood photos that were not sold. This photo was one of them with Tri-High-Y written on back. “




Class Pictures

Lois Champion
Lois Champion
Lois Champion
Lois Champion
Lois Champion
Lois Champion
Lois Champion
Lois Champion


Jerry Marshall, Irvin Marshall and Norman Wayne Fields, Family Reunion 2010
Picture from Lois Champion Williamson

Sadler Family
L to R: Clint, Mildred, Dorothy, Frank, Frank Jr., Della, Erma, Jean

Sadler Siblings
L to R: Clint, Jean, Mildred, Dorothy, Erma, Frank Jr.



Rockets Obituaries of deceased members of Class of 1959
Gone But Not Forgotten

Jimmy Lee Weaver
1941-April 14, 2016

Jimmy Lee Weaver, 75, of Vicksburg, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016, at home.

He retired from Cooper Industries and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Marie Weaver and Lee Weaver; one sister, Barbra Flowers; and one brother, Bill Weaver.

He is survived in death by his wife, Bernadette Weaver; children, Veronica Cannon, Andrea Weaver and James Weaver (Ranee); his siblings, Donny Weaver (Virginia), Carolyn Childs, and Marjorie Hatcher (Hayes); sister-in-law, Jean Weaver; grandchildren, Kayla and Alyssa Ewell, Adalai Weaver, McKynzie and Gavin Nutt; along with nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 18, 2016, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Vicksburg with the Rev. Billy Brumfield officiating.

Visitation will be Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the hour of service. Interment will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Mitchell Weaver, Steven Placher, Harvey Lawrence, Wayne Lambert, Blayne Lambert, and Victor Worrell. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Berean Sunday School Class at Immanuel Baptist Church, Mike Weaver and Billy Whitley.