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3 live in California
5 live in Florida
1 lives in Georgia
7 live in Maryland
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129 live in North Carolina
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4 live in South Carolina
2 live in Tennessee
3 live in Texas
4 live in Virginia
1 lives in West Virginia
173 location unknown
54 are deceased


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Ben L Smith High School
Class Of 1968

Robert Allen Cook

NOVEMBER 23, 1948 – JULY 19, 2021

Obituary of Robert Allen Cook

Robert Allen Cook 72, died Monday, July 19, 2021.

The family will receive friends Saturday, July 24 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services of Greensboro, 1900 Vanstory Street. A graveside service with Military Honors will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Westminster Gardens Cemetery, Colonial Mausoleum, 3601 Whitehurst Road with Rev. Jay Lambeth officiating.

Robert was born November 23, 1948, in Guilford County, NC, son of the late George and Maxine Cook. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. After 32 years of service, Robert retired from the United States Postal Service as a mail handler. He was a member of St. Paul Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Cook was preceded in death by his brother, Steve Cook. He is survived by his wife, Judy R. Cook; daughter, Tammy Cook; step-sons and their families, Rusty and Chris Collins and sister-in-law, Linda Cook.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Presbyterian Church, 2300 Old Chapman Street, Greensboro, NC 27403.

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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.








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 




 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! 












Bruce Shaw Jr.  8/4
Dale Watkins  8/5
Larry Morgan  8/8
Jimmy Wrenn  8/11
Jimmy Reece  8/17
Gary Phillips  8/18
Lin Ingram  8/20
Larry Oliver  8/21
Kay Deaton (Layton)  8/25
Lea Greenleaf  8/25
Steve Nash  8/26
Bobby Coble  8/30
Harry Lipe  8/31