(86) & Bob (82)
Revisiting Old School
In 1929, the Warrens moved from the Frederick area to a farm
northwest of Chickasha. Nena was eleven and Bob was seven.
All the Warren children attended the local rural schools: Gilmore
Elementary went up to the 6th grade, and upper grades attended
Meridian High School.
|Nena graduated from
Meridian High in 1935, and was honored as the County's star
basketball forward for three years running. Bob attend the school
too, until 1936 when the family moved to Pocasset and he transferred
When Bob and Marge visited Oklahoma in October 2003, I took
them to see the area where they had lived and gone to school.
|It was quite disappointing
to find there was nothing left of either of their two houses, nor
the barns, sheds... and especially the schools.
However, at the
site where the Meridian High school had once stood, was this big
What a delight to snap these two standing so proudly at the sign
where they once attended classes.