Profile Updated: June 23, 2018
Spouse/Partner: Gregory E. Kirkland
Residing in: Lake Wales, FL USA
Children/Grandchildren: Karl, born 1965; Rhonda, born 1968; Keith, born 1968 (Twins) Grandchildren: Ashlie, born 1987, Brian, More…born 2000, Ryan, born 2001, Kevin, born 2004, Amanda, born 2006 Great Grandchildren: CJ Lanier, born 2011, Connor Lanier, born 2014
Yes! Attending Reunion

In 1962, from school, I lived back in Richmond VA, at a Boarding School for girls, for 10 months. Had a few jobs, as a stegnographer on IBM machines, clerk typist/file clerk, Mail clerk. June of 1963, I went to Hawaii with my mother, to marry my fiancée, Gregory E. Kirkland, that was in the U S Marine Corp there for 3 years. Soon after his return, to where I was living w/my folks in Danville, Va. we left to live 10 months in St. Petersburg, FL. Left there for Richmond again, where we resided and had our 3 children, for almost 4 yrs. We moved back to FL in North Miami Beach. Lived in 4 other residents in FL from there. We lived in GA. for almost 2 years, Orlando, 8 months, until we moved in 2013 here at Lake Wales, FL our last home.

School Story:

I went to North Miami Jr. High in the 9th grade - 1958/59, North Miami Sr. High in the 10, first semester of the 11th, I attended George Wythe High in Richmond VA. The second semester, I completed the 11th at NMSH. I graduated the following year, 1962 at NMSH.

Who (among classmates) have you known the longest? Have you kept up with each other?

No, I'm afraid not. I knew Joann Williams and her sister, Betty and husband, Herb Phelan, that graduated a year earlier.

If you have been married to the same person for 50 years or longer please tell us the date of your wedding. If married to a fellow classmate please indicate that also.

Yes, I have been married to the same person for 55 years! June 30th 1963.


I've always liked to cook and bake, getting recipe idea and keeping them for future reference, to look back on.
I like to crochet from time to time.

Still have things left on your "Bucket List"? If so, what?

Go to a few exotic places we have never been before. Maybe a Cruise, 3 days tops! Go back one more time, to my home town of Salem/Roanoke, VA, to see my friends again there and to just see how much the places has changed, from how I remembered it as a child growing up.

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Jun 23, 2018 at 1:32 PM
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Graduation of 1962 - Almost Free White and 21 Here! Hurray! I finally made it, since I started in Kindergarten in 1946!