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•   Jo Anne Higgins (Higgins)  1/30
•   Fredrick Williams  10/2
•   Lynn Pace (Wright)  8/18
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1 lives in Arizona
1 lives in Arkansas
3 live in California
5 live in Florida
1 lives in Georgia
7 live in Maryland
1 lives in Missouri
1 lives in Montana
1 lives in New York
128 live in North Carolina
2 live in Ohio
1 lives in Oklahoma
4 live in South Carolina
2 live in Tennessee
3 live in Texas
4 live in Virginia
1 lives in West Virginia
170 location unknown
58 are deceased

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Ben L Smith High School
Class Of 1968
ANNOUNCEMENTS

We had a delightful lunch at Stamey's Barbeque on Monday, August 2, 2021 to catch up with classmates.  In attendance were Bud Parrish, Debbie Ingold Parrish, Wayne Alley, Phyllis Tew Alley, John Kelly and his wife, Cathy, Ron Whittle, Bill Baldwin, Patty Baysinger Wagner, Jerry Jones, Bobby Wood, Ken Melton, Kerry Trent and Rick Mooney.

 

 

Susan Lasher Craven's father

RICHMOND, Ind. – William “Bill” Lasher, 93, of Greens Fork passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones on October 26, 2022.

Bill was born March 12,1929 in High Point, North Carolina to Mary S. Ayers and Irwin Lasher. Bill spent most of his life in North Carolina and Indiana. Bill was a US Navy Sea Bees veteran from WWII, serving his country stateside and abroad. He graduated Guilford College, North Carolina. Bill provided for his family as a terminal manager for Hennis Freight, trucking, and managing ACE Hardware in Brookville and Walmart in Richmond. As a retiree and up until 2019, he served as a member and officer of the Greens Fork Town Council and the Greens Fork Cemetery. Bill enjoyed playing guitar when he was younger and excelled at hobbies including golf, fishing, and pool. As a man of Christian faith, he exhibited kindness through humility and generosity.

Bill will be greatly missed by his wife of 31 years, Sharon Paddock-Lasher. Also surviving are Bill’s children: Susan (John) Craven of Arizona, Billy (Jenny) Lasher of Virginia, Dennis Lasher of North Carolina, Larry Lasher of North Carolina, Terry Maley of North Carolina, and stepdaughter Shannon (Greg) Dalton of Indiana; grandchildren: Deana Spano, Kevin Lasher, Michaela Maley, Savannah Ross, Heather Day, Emily Sells, Tabitha Johnson and Matthew Dalton; great-grandchildren Oliver and Gideon Lasher, Margaux and Kai Dalton.

Bill is preceded in death by his grandson Cody Lasher and stepdaughter Melanie Johnson. Bill will be missed by many friends and members in his community.

Visitation for William (Bill) Charles Lasher will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2022, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2022, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greens Fork South Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Greens Fork Community Center, 117 East Pearl Street, Greens Fork, IN 47345

Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at 
www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

Photographs from our 50th reunion have been posted in the "50th Reunion" page located on the left side of this page.

 

 

 

               

Welcome to the Ben L Smith High Class Of 1968 web site. We began our life's journey after high school over forty years ago.  This site can be used to continue communicating with classmates you have stayed in contact with over the years - and, it's a great way to find long lost friends who have just slipped through the cracks of time and have been impossible to locate.  Please participate by completing your profile and ENJOY THE SITE!

Please tell other classmates about this site and encourage them to complete their profiles. 

 

The Bossy Ladies and Bud met at PJ Chang's on Saturday, November 11, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bossy Ladies Society met at P.F. Chang's on Saturday, October 27, 2012.  A great time was had by all!  For an inside view of the event, click on the "Bossy Ladies 10/27/12" link on the upper left.

 

 

 
 
 
BEACH MUSIC IN THE PARK - May 19, 2011 
 
                        

 

 

 

 

The second annual Decade Party was held at Thirsty's 2 on Saturday, November 27, 2010.  There were about 100 Smith alumni in attendance representing classes 1964-1970 plus others from Grimsley, Page, Northwest Guilford and Ragsdale.   We enjoyed  Original "Boar & Castle Burgers", Buttered Steak and French Fries!  

 

 

 

 

 

Glenwood and Friends Gathering

A number of our classmates, and other Smith alumni attended the Glenwood and Friends Gathering at Thirsty's 2 on July 24.  If you lived in Glenwood, Hunter Hills, Southmont, Hillsdale Park, Rolling Roads or Ardmore between 1950-1970, you probably knew someone who attended.  To view pictures, go to www.glenwoodandfriendsgathering.shutterfly.com 

 

 

 

 Our first ever class family picnic was held on Sunday, June 27 at High Point City Lake.  We had several generations represented from some of our classmates. In spite of a very hot day, we had a great time!!!  Thank you Phyllis and Rita for making this day a reality.  Cecelia Cook Gannon and husband, David - cutos for your hard work getting us fed! Pictures can be viewed in the link to the left "BLS Family Picnic."

 

 

                               

                                   

 

                    

 
Join our classmates on the "Message Forum."  There's lots of chatter and a few facts.  Be sure to roll up your pants legs and watch where you step! 

 

 

 

 

 

  

                             

 

 

 
 
 

UPCOMING BIRTHDAYS

Carol Dalton (Deaton)  11/27
David Pumphrey  12/1
Norman Foxworth  12/3
Rita Wade (Capps)  12/4
James Webb  12/8
Joe Gray  12/10
Steve Frederick  12/11
Wayne Alley  12/13
David Adamson  12/20
Sigmund Shipp  12/24
Bobbie Main (Brown)  12/26
Bob Martin  12/26
Bud Parrish  12/26


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