World War II era
Period of Education, Family Formation, and Birth of the 1950’s and 1960’s Generations
Faison High School
Clifton Edgerton was Killed in Action (KIA) in WWII in Belgium
He was 24 years old. He was the son of Mrs. Eva Edgerton and brother of Ruth Edgerton.
They lived on Hwy 403 across from the Faison Cemetery.
Tom Avent – Fishing
[Thanks to Karen Warren Newman for locating this photo]
1942 Faison High School Principal Thomas Shutt
1942 Teachers of Faison High School – E.F. Brooks science teacher – Elizabeth Page – Jewell Clifton – Elizabeth Faison with her back to the camera
INSERT IMAGE oF Pete Warren
\ Carlton “Pete” Warren and Florence [unknown year]
Faison youth basketball teams from around 1945, coached by C.H. Millard
Light Jerseys: #2 Richard Byrd, #4 Thomas Shute, #5 Charles Lee, #7 Wade Wheless, #9 Jack Adams,….
Dark Jerseys: #0 Frank Precythe, #1 Brooks Cates, #2 Floyd Sutton, #3 Curtis Cates, #4 Buster Precythe, #5 Wa Wa Padgett, #6 Cub Adams, #7 Horace Ray, #8 Jerry Fouts, #9 Lloyd Sutton , #10 Donald Rose Matthews
Hazel Warren Avent (later Rackley) holding Carlton, “Petey” Warren and Kenneth Avent.
The picture was taken on main street Faison in front of old Dr. J. X. Morton’s Drug Store in the 1944-45 time frame.
4th Row (L-R): unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown
3rd Row (L-R) Buster Precythe (sitting on truck), Joe King (standing), unknown, unknown, Harold Precythe, Durwood Clifton, Charles Lee (standing)
2nd Row (L-R): Ralph Precythe, Ross Vacaro, unknown, unknown
1st Row (L-R): unknown. George Joseph, Chester Ellis
1940’s School Pictures
Alice Bradshaw – 1948-1949
World War II (WWII)
Marcus Taylor was in the Merchant Marines during WWII. Marcus also served in the Army during the Korean War.
A picture of Marcus in Army Uniform (Korea) is included in the page, “Remembering Our Veterans”