Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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In Memory Of

Benjamin Covert
benjamin covert
Class of 1998
Passed Jul 27, 2010
if you knew him you'll never forget...if you didn't, you missed out.
Brandon Turner
Brandon Turner
Class of 1998
Passed Jun 28, 2011
(no additional information)
Jerry S. Johnson
Jerry S. Johnson
Class of 1967
Passed Apr 13, 2008
As published in the Star-Telegram on April 16, 2008 our fellow Classmate, Jerry S. Johnson, passed away on Sunday April 13, 2008. He attended Texas A&M, served in the Army Corps of Engineers for 20 years. He was married to Karen Johnson for 32 years and had a son and daughter. WE WILL MISS JERRY and if anyone would like to sign the Guest Book....the site information
Kenneth Green
Kenneth Green
Class of 1960
Passed Apr 08, 1986
(no additional information)
Mark West
Mark West
Class of 1969
Passed Nov 28, 2010
Athens — Mark Van Deln West, 58, passed away unexpectedly on November 28, 2010. Born in Wills Point, Texas on August 13, 1952.

West was descended from pioneer Oklahoma and East Texas Families. He grew up in Athens with his parents, V.E. “Chick” West and Betty LaRue West, and his seven sisters and brother. As a high school freshman, he attended Carlisle Military Academy in Bamberg, South Carolina.

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Reggie Howard [lee] Berry
Reggie Howard [Lee] Berry
Class of 1986
Passed Sep 19, 2014
Rufus Manley Mcguffey, Iii
Rufus Manley McGuffey, III
Class of 1966
Passed Jan 25, 2011
Services for Rufus Manley McGuffey, III, 63, Glen Rose, formerly of Athens, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jeremy Jackson Blackwell officiating.

Burial with honors under the auspices of the U.S. Marine Corps will follow at Athens Cemetery.

Mr. McGuffey died Jan. 25, 2011 in a Fort Worth Hospital.

He was born Nov. 27, 1947 in Jacksonville to the late Rufus Manley McGuffey, Jr. and Billy Jack Griffith McGuffey. Following graduation from Athens High School in 1966, Rufus attended Henderson County Junior College. He later enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served in Vietnam. He was recipient of the Purple Heart Medal and Bronze Star Medal.

Rufus formerly lived in Granbury 15 years, and has resided in Glen Rose the past 15 years. He was a real estate agent most of his life, had a love for the outdoors, enjoying all sports, and was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years Mary McGuffey, Glen Rose; sons Rufus Manley McGuffey IV and Melinda, Murchison, Robert Boyd McGuffey, Malakoff, Ryan Douglas McGuffey, Malakoff; sister Roseann Mauldin, Conroe; grandchildren Grady, Cotey and Remington McGuffey.

Pallbearers will be Charlie Whright, Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert Williford, Chance McGuffey Bandy, Jason Broussard, John Delbert Chasteen.

Honorary pallbearers include John Kay, John Carter, Frelson "Gene" Phillips, James Edward Allgood, Roland Allgood, Robert Gray, Bobby Wendell, Garry Zane Luker and Al Therrien.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.
Tom Hardin
tom hardin
Class of 1981
(Passed date unknown)
(no additional information)

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