Looking Back

This photo originally ran in August 2008, and was submitted by Eleanor S. Pruden. Pictured is the Occoneechee School students in 1916. Shown are Godwin Waller, front row left, John Taylor, Ellis Griffin, Will Taylor, Celeste Bennett and Blanche Stephenson. Second row: Bernice Parker, left, Simon Taylor, Emmett Pate, Tom Gay, Charlie Gay, Howard Parker and James Parker. Third row: Zenobia Harris, teacher, left, Virginia Taylor, Gladys Hill, Virginia Hill, Derusha Gay, Bettie Stephenson, Louise Parker, Vergie Waller, Myrtle Capel, Curtis Stephenson, Henrietta Read and Bettie Rose Taylor. Fourth row: Raymond Taylor, left, Hubert Taylor, Ellis Taylor, Paul Dwight Stephenson, Mary Ellen Read, Thelma Parker, Myra Stephenson and Pauline Stafford, teacher. Fifth row: Nathan Rose, Lawrence Taylor, Roscoe Rose, Lewis Howell, Leroy Taylor, Lydia Taylor, Paul Capel, Henry Stephenson, Tom Capel and Elizabeth Harris, teacher. The Looking Back featured photo is published in the Thursday/Friday edition of The Herald. If you would like to see your old photographs printed, please bring them by the office at 1025 Roanoke Ave. in Roanoke Rapids. Photos may also be put into the dropbox, addressed to Tia Bedwell with a phone number and information. You will be called to pick up your photo. Photos may also be emailed to tiabedwell@rrdailyherald.com and must be at least 25 years old.

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