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Thursday. February 10, 1983-KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD-Page 3B
Retired Teachers Meet
He graduated at the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
native of Rutherford County,
having attended Chase High
School and Isothermal College.
Raymer to introduce Ted Hall,
Editor of the Shelby Daily Star
since August of 1982. He is a
Myers T. Hambright, Presi- -
dent, presided at the February
luncheon meeting of the
PAMELA LEE BOHELER
(Bride-elect of Stephen Porter Wilson)
ENGAGED - Pamela Lee Boheler and Stephen Porter Wilson
have announced their plans to marry May 14 at Shelby
Presbyterian Church. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Linda
Allen and the late Roy Boheler. She is a 1974 graduate of Kings
Mountain High School and received a degree in the education
of the hearing impaired from Lenoir-Rhyne College in 1978.
She is employed by Rutherford County Schools as teacher for
the hearing impaired. The prospective bridegroom is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Wilson of Shelby. He is a 1974 graduate
of Shelby High School and received a degree in General
Management in 1978 at Western Carolina University. He is
employed by Copeland Corporation.
LISA JEANINE LEDFORD
MICHAEL REECE NORWOOD
ENGAGED - Charles and Janice Ledford of 2309 Sunset
Avenue, Gastonia, announce the engagement of their
daughter, Lisa Jeanine, to Michael Reece “Mike” Norwood, son
of Muriel Norwood of Bessemer City and Everette Norwood of
Dallas. Lisa is the granddaughter of Mattie Ledford and the
late Floyd Ledford of Kings Mountain, and Ruth Hullender
~ Deal and the late Floyd Hullender of Gastonia. She is a
graduate of Hunter Huss High School and the Cleveland Tech
School of Nursing and is employed by Gaston Memorial
Hospital. Mike is the grandson of Neva Phillips and the late
Roy Phillips of Kings Mountain. He is a graduate of Bessemer
City High School and is employed by Electricon. Inc. of
Kinston. A May 28 wedding is planned.
Cleveland County students have
been named to the dean’s list at
Western Carolina University for
the 1982 fall semester, according
to an announcement by Dr.
Robert E. Stoltz, vice chancellor
for academic affairs at WCU.
Students who achieve a 3.0 or
better quality point average out
of a posible 4.0 are eligible for
the dean’s list. ;
Area students named to the
WCU dean’s list are:
Kings Mountain—Pamela D.
Bolton, Route 2; Wanta D.
Brooks, Route 1; Theresa J.
Bumgardner, Route 3; Ray D.
Fisher, 409 Fulton Drive; Mark
A. Howell, 310 N. Cansler St.;
Wayne A. Putnam, Route 5;
James M. Rhea, Route 4; Stacie
L. Rhea, Route 4; and Kimberly
A. Whisnant, Route 2.
Marine Pfc. John P. Burns,
son of Pat Hopman of P.O. Box
1339, Bessemer City, has been
promoted to his present rank
while serving with Third Marine
Division on Okinawa.
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Cleveland County Chapter
Retired School Personnel held
Tuesday at the Holiday Inn.
Virginia Raymer gave a brief
devotional. The Treasurer,
Jeanette Surratt, reported a pre-
sent membership of 203.
Clara Leonhardt, District
Director, reported on the upcom-
ing State Convention. This will
be held at Mission Valley Inn in
Raleigh April 14 and 15, with a
banquet on the evening of the
14th and breakfast April 15.
Reservations. must be made in
advance as no tickets will be
available unless reserved ahead.
Details of the convention pro-
grams may be read in the
Panarama Magazine. She urged
members keep imformed of perti-
nent issues by attending the con-
vention. The Cleveland County
Chapter is entitled to 20 voting
members at the convention.
A moment of silence was
observed to honor the memory
of Prue Nell Poston, a member
who passed away January 19,
1983, at her home.
Virginia Raymer read a note
of thanks from the Kings Moun-
tain Convalescent Home for
Christmas gifts given to residents
there by retired school person-
nel. Margaret Hoyle reported on
other expressions of appreciation
she had received for ‘the
organization for holiday gifts
and gave thanks to the group
and to Virginia Raymer for
A.A R.P.’s contributions.
In a continuing report of the
Legislative Committee Ezra
Bridges introduced the Associate
Director for Physical Affairs at
- Cleveland Memorial Hospital,
Wyatt Friend, who has been
with the hospital since July
1976. He reported that the new
State of North Carolina Hospital
and Medical Benefits insurance
was beginning to pay. Friend
reported on some efforts of the
hospital of cost containment. He
reported that average charge at
the hospital to patients was both
below state and national
averages. Doctors and patients
determine the length of stay at
the hospital and the length of
stay at this hospital is below:
average in the nation. Friend en-
couraged members to be active
in their organization so that they
may keep alert to what is being
done by the State - Legislature
and other agencies.
Hambright expressed thanks
to Hall, and called on Virginia
Airman Dwight P. Ross, son
of Eula M. Gordon of Route 1,
Kings Mountain, has completed
Air Force basic training at
Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
The airman, who is remaining
at lackland for specialized train-
ing in the security police field,
studied the Air Force mission,
organization and customs and
received special instruction in
Completion of this training
earned the individual credits
toward an associate degree in ap-
plied science through the Com-
munity College of the Air Force.
The airman is a 1981 graduate
of Bessemer City High School.
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By C. ROSS BAUMGARDNER
As this will be the last
Dispatch I write, I've chosen to
end this fitting article.
There has always been quite a
lot of controversy concerning
organ donation after death. As I
have recently joined one of the
research programs for Multiple
Sclerosis, giving them permission
to use my brain and tissue for ex-
perimentation after my death, I
thought it fitting to print a state-
ment writting by Robert N. Test.
It’s very enlightening and
“At a certain moment a doctor
will determine that my brain has
ceased to function and that, for
all intents and purposes, my life
“When that happens, do not
attempt to instill artificial life in-
to my body by the use of a
machine. And don’t call this my
‘deathbed’. Call it my ‘bed of
life,” and let my body be taken
from it to help others lead fuller
“Give my sight to a man who
has never seen a sunrise, a baby’s
face or love in the eyes of a
“Give my heart to a person
whose own heart has caused
nothing but endless day of pain.
“Give my blood to the teen-
ager who has been pulled from
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the wreckage of his car, so that
he might live to see his grand-
“Give my kidneys to one who
depends on a machine to exist
from week to week.
“Take my bones, every mus-
cle, every fiber and nerve in my
body and find a way to make a
crippled child walk.
“Explore every corner of my
brain. Take my cells, if
necessary, and let them grow so
that someday a speechless boy
will shout at the crack of a bat
and a deaf girl: will hear the
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