Redwood Reunion 2009



Reunion Photos

Here we have photos from Redwood School Reunions. I will happily add items to the page. My email is



Johnny Griffin, Billy Wayne Bishop and Mel Oakes

Joy Dupuy, Jane and Johnny Griffin

Johnny Griffin, Buddy Rowland, Mel Oakes

Johnny Griffin, Mel Oakes, Jane Keen Griffin

Brenda Jones Wright & Mel Oakes


Mel Oakes & Mary Hartley Wood (Cousins)

John & Clara Oakes

Hampton, Carolyn (Simmons) Douglas, Kathryn Chaney, Front: Kalar Fultz

Billy Joe Jones & Mel Oakes

Singing Redwood Alma Mater

Wright Road Band

Mel Oakes & Jimbo Cowart

Jane (Keen) Griffin, Bobo & Minnie Bourgoyne

Molly Gayle Burroughs McCluskey, Ruby Wray and Richard Bounds

Wright Road Band

James Alexander, Johnny Griffin, Billy Bishop, Lamar Thomas & ?

Margaret Young Rose & Mel Oakes

Donald Oakes and Jane (Keen) Griffin

Phares & Dot Griffin, Mel Oakes

Johnny and Phares Griffin

Billy Joe Jones, Vivian Burroughs and Mel Oakes

Billy Joe Jones & Mel Oakes

Douglas & Bobby Jernigan & Phares Griffin

Joy (Sanderson) Dupuy, Mel Oakes & Vivian (Burroughs) Middleton

A Red Tree is overlooking the Reunion

Mel Oakes & Odie Hartley (Cousins)


Betty (Terrell) Oakes

Floyd Oakes & Ted Porter

Billy Joe Jones & Gloria Crapps Gunn


Cecil King, Ted Porter & Robert King

James McClusky, Cecil King, ?, Richard Bounds

Frank Owens & Billy Bishop

Billy Bishop, Billy Joe Jones

Ray Sanderson, W. C. Alderman & James Coley

Floyd Oakes, Billy Joe Jones & Frank Owens

Ray “Foots” Sanderson

Jane Griffin & Mel Oakes

Jane (Keen) & Johnny Griffin

Ruby Wray & Richard Bounds

Sally (Cooper) Porter, Molly Burroughs McCluskey, Ella Sue Porter Embry

W. C. Alderman & Ted Porter

Bobby Jernigan & Billy Wayne Bishop

Frank Owens

Gloria Crapps Gunn and Billy Joe Jones

Betty Terrell Oakes & Pat Oakes

James Oakes, granddaughter Larissa Fornwalt and her mother, Jennifer Sinkiewicz

Ruth Henry, Thomas Henry, Elbert Redditt & ?

Thomas Henry, Elbert Redditt, ?

Jimbo Cowart

Bettye Barnette Oakes

Billy Bishop and Ray Sanderson

Vivian Middleton, Leroy Evans & Elza (Champion) Fought

Betty Terrell Oakes and Ted Porter

Winifred and Billy Joe Jones, Floyd Oakes

Winifred & Billy Joe Jones, Floyd and Betty Oakes, Ted Porter

Robert & Anita King

Minnie & Claudius (Bobo) Bourgoyne


Joy Sanderson & Vivian Burroughs Middleton

Dot & W. C. Alderman

Martin Pace & Betty Jean (Martin) Pace

Ted Porter & Billy Bishop

Johnny Griffin, Billy Wayne Bishop and Mel Oakes

Redwood Group

Redwood Group

Redwood Group

Redwood Group

Redwood Group

Mary (Hartley) Wood

Dan Ward

Patsy (Adams) Tompkins

Fay Shiers

JHilbert Shiers

Dan Ward

Lucile, Ella Sue, Sally Porter

Dot Alderman

W. C. Alderman and Donald Oakes

George T. Ellis & Shirley Brewer

George T. Ellis

Shirley Brewer, George T. & Louise Brewer Ellis

Peggy Scott Shiers

Joan Alexander

Peggy Scott Shiers and Max Triplett

James Oakes

Shirley Bourgoyne Soverns

Shirley (Bourgoyne) Soverns & Tippy (Bourgoyne) Cupp

Dot (Clark) Griffin

Joan (Adams) & James Alexander

Shelby Jean Redditt Campbell

Gloria Crapps Gunn

Dot Griffiths

Winifred Jones

JBilly Joe Jones

Dot (Clark) & Phares Griffin

Tom H. & Shelby Jean (Redditt) Campbell

Carol Scott Stevens

Billy Joe Jones

Sally (Cooper) Porter & Joy (Sanderson) Dupuy

Fran Jeffers Graham

Ruth Henry

Ruth Henry, ?, Thomas Henry

Leon Stevens

James & Molly (Burroughs) McCluskey

Jane Keen Griffin

Virginia Wedgeworth Weaver

James McCluskey

Cecil King

Joyce M. & Cecil (signing) King

Anita Lofton King & Joyce King

John Oakes

Ray Sanderson

Clara Oakes

Sonny Keen

Vivian Burroughs Middleton & Clara Oakes

Gracie (Beard) Park and Vivian Burroughs Middleton

Mel Oakes and Diane (Hearn) Beauman

Mel and Pat Oakes

Minnie & Claudius (Bobo) Bourgoyne

William Brent

Elbert Redditt

James Coley

Lamar Thomas

Margaret Young Rose

Richard & Ruby Wray Bounds

Richard Bounds

Elza (Champion) Fought

Martha & Bobby Jernigan

Doug Jernigan

Betty Terrell Oakes

Frank Owens

Ted Porter and Douglas Jernigan

Vivian (Burroughs) Middleton

Jimmy Lee & ? Weaver

Jimmy Lee Weaver

Ella Sue (Porter) Embry

Zedith Cook Ates

Floyd Oakes and Ted Porter

Stephens Bounds

Lonnie & Lucile (Porter) Wooley

Sally (Cooper) and Ted Porter

L to R : W. C. Alderman, Lamar Thomas, Floyd Oakes, Phares Griffin, Ted Porter, Kenneth Evans, Leroy Evans

L to R, Front: Donald Oakes, W. C. Alderman, James Coley, Lamar Thomas, Leroy Evans, Back: Sonny Keen, Ted Porter