For those who served: Jonesboro High School Class of 1966 dedicates bench to veterans

The committee for Jonesboro High School’s 50th high school reunion dedicated a bench Saturday at Lee Street Park to former classmate Tom Bernardy, who was killed in action in Vietnam, and all other era veterans from the class of 1966. Pictured here are from left, Gene Bright, Sandra and Bobby Wiggins, Sharon Stone Bright, Judy Hendrix Meadows, Janice Norman Purvis, Rita Howell Williams, Peggy Morgan, Render Swygert and Greg Bohanan, who headed the fundraising effort. (Special photo)

The committee for Jonesboro High School’s 50th high school reunion dedicated a bench Saturday at Lee Street Park to former classmate Tom Bernardy, who was killed in action in Vietnam, and all other era veterans from the class of 1966. Pictured here are from left, Gene Bright, Sandra and Bobby Wiggins, Sharon Stone Bright, Judy Hendrix Meadows, Janice Norman Purvis, Rita Howell Williams, Peggy Morgan, Render Swygert and Greg Bohanan, who headed the fundraising effort. (Special photo)

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