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•   Suphrina Bowers (Gee)  6/2
•   Linda Cox  6/2
•   Dana Flynt  6/2
•   Betti B (Kinnamon)  6/3
•   Bo Brookby  6/3
•   Mike McDonald  6/3
•   Anne Boyles (Justus)  6/4
•   Pat Hine (Walker)  6/4
•   Gwen Love  6/4
•   Sarah Stephens  6/4
•   Sharlene Martin  6/5
•   Sonja Harvey (Murray)  6/6
•   Dick Ridenhour  6/6
•   Jeff Sparks  6/6
•   Sandi Woodward  6/6
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•   Jerry Gilbert  2023
•   Debbie Cameron  2023
•   Charles Thacker  2023
•   Albert Butler  2023
•   Brian Cofer  2022
•   Betty Beeson  2022
•   Essie King  2022
•   Sharon Arnett (Rusk)  2022
•   Jon Allen  2022
•   Bill Mustin  2022
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Wachovia Old Gang
Employees of the 60s, 70s & 80s

to the Wachovia Old Gang website  heart 

(this group is primarily for folks who worked  in the 60s thru 80s (and/or early 90s )


"When we are connected to others,
we become better people."

This site was launched in 2009 for Wachovians who worked in W-Salem at any time during the 60s-80s,  but  Wachovians of other cities during that era are welcome! 

If your name is not listed  contact Irma Comer . Please include when and where you worked for Wachovia.  kiss  Messages are generally responded to within 24 hours.


Hello to all from Veronica Black! (Picture from May 2023.  Also - be sure to scroll down  the homepage for several new posts from May 27 and 28th.



 5/27:  Old Gang luncheon @ The River Birch Lodge in W-Salem on Sept. 16 beginning at 11:30.  Depending on # of attendees, it may be a buffet luncheon, vs menu options.  Please let us know asap if you plan to attend. While the date is months away, this date can't be held indefinitely  by River Birch without knowing expected # of attendees.   I need to give them a projected number by June 15. 
Register via the River Birch registration link (2nd link displayed to left of homepage)

May 26:  Please respond to the Poll (displayed to right of homepage)


Posted 5/28

Famous Twin City motorcyclists...during the Depression, Robert M. Hanes, president of the Wachovia Bank & Trust Company, acquired a second hand motorcycle and rode it to work every the late 1930s, he was also president of the American Bankers Association...the cartoon below ran as a nationally syndicated feature in 1939  (this info was posted in May  by Fam Brownlee on his Facebook page)


May 28, 2023John Parham has shared the good news that as of March 9, he has been declared cancer free (after dealing with Stage 3 prostrate cancer)  He looks forward to seeing you at the Sept. 16 luncheon.


"He heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds."   Psalms 147:3

May 21:  Saddened by the May 17 death of retiree Jerry Gilbert.  See the In Memory link (top of homepage)

May 15:  My apologies for my long-time friend Shirley Johnson in not having shared the somber news of the April 21 death of her husband Richard Johnson.  Many of you were aware from a post on the Old Gang Facebook group page, but it had not been shared here as it should have been.  The link to Richard's obituary is pasted below:

May 13:  Former Wachovian Debbie Hedegecock Cameron (whom many of you knew as Debbie Bohannon) died May 13.  Among her survivors include her husband Dennis Cameron, who also was with the bank.

April 25:  Retiree Charlie Thacker passed away April 20.  See the In Memory album 


April 26, 2023:  Luz Urrutia and Sam Moss.  

Luz wa a clarion voice at a Georgia Social Impact Collaborative conference on April 26. (Sam serves as chair of GSIC)

Luz is the CEO of Accion Opportunity Fund which has an office in Atlanta.


Feb. 1:  fyi -  a few photos from various lunch gatherings  previously posted here  have been moved to the Message Forum link  (will eventually add to Photo Gallery )


Share your favorite Wachovia story/stories in the Old Gang Memory book (see the Memory book link displayed to the left of the homepage).



heart  In April 2013, I began an 'after WB job' at a popular diner in downtown Kernersville,  Fitz on Main.   It's where to be for good food and fellowship!  (109 N Main St)

January 31, 2023:  As of Feb. 1, Fitz on Main will be opened Wednesdays-Fridays only.  7:30am to 1:30pm.   Come see us - and be ready for a photo session for our Wachovia/Fitz photo albumwink


May 4, 2023:  Pearl and Jeff Hudgins enjoying time @ Fitz on Main!


Feb. 16 - It was good seeing Nancy and Keith Ross in Fitz yesterday.

Check out this video filmed in Fitz  by WRAL/Raleigh in May 2017:


heartYou can also view these photos by opening the Photo Gallery link (top of homepage), and then opening the  Misc. Wachovia News album (you have to log-on to assess the Photo Gallery link)

 Help keep our site updated with news of a varying nature.   Let us hear from you with what's going on in your livessmiley.
Forward info thru the Contact Us link (left of the homepage), or emailing directly to


Nov. 28, 2019 

I was super happy when opening my inbox this am - as an email with the long awaited reunion video was among my messages..
It's a little over 13 minutes --  I especially love the individual interviews!  Open the Wachovia Reunion link below heart

Wachovia Reunion 2019

The photos taken by the photographer are available in the link below  This link is also available within the Photo Gallery )


The photos and video were produced by JT Perceptions:



FYI To the left of the home page - under Member Functions - open the Notify Me link (you have to be logged on for the page to open). Once opened -  there's an instruction on what action you can take to be  notified when updates occur on the site.   i.e, you might want to receive an immediate notification when an employee is added to the In Memory section.   The info displayed is self-explanatory heart