Fallen Eagles

(Angels who flew too close to the ground)


Fallen Eagles of 1961, Virtual Cemetery - visit (external link and different than below) Virtual Cemetery Reserved for members of Abilene High School, Abilene, Texas graduating Class of 1961.

Fallen Eagles - A to E

Fallen Eagles - F to I

Fallen Eagles - J to N

Fallen Eagles - O to Z

Click here for an complete known listing, as of 29 Sep 2021 of: Classmate Name [Date of Death, location] Cause, if known.

Recent deaths and recently discovered Fallen Eagles.

Boyer, Duncan Lair "Butch" [Deceased Mar 2023, Abilene (found at home)]
BROWN, Gary Wayne   [Deceased 4 Jun 2004, South Houston, TX]
Carroll, Janice Louise (Mayes Davis)  [Deceased 7 Jun 2018, Houston, TX]
Carter, Johnny Montgomery      [Deceased 20 Mar 1997, Tyler, TX]
Castle, Dinah "Kay" (Green)  [Deceased 8 Feb 2013, Sachse, Texas]
Corwin,  Jo Ann (Olisky) [Deceased 8 Feb 2013, Abilene]
Sunny Jean Courington (Stephens Stout) [Deceased 19 Jun 2019]
Cunningham, Larry [Deceased April 25, 2019, Ranger, TX]
Emery, Gay Lynn (Chism)  [Deceased 12 Jul 2021, Texas]
± Eppler, Feather (Tedford - Hurn) [Deceased February 24, 2021, Texas]
FOLEY, Paul Meredith [3 Mar 2022]
Gilbreth, Jerry [Deceased Oct 10, 2020, Abilene]
Griffin, Tommy K.  [Deceased May 09, 2018, Houston, TX]
Kirby, Patircia Jean "Pat" (Staggs) [Deceased Jan  24, 2021, Paducah,  TX]
Knight [Baird], Sharon Jane (Ficus) [Deceased June 4, 1967, Clyde, TX]
Krieger, Ralph "Eddie"  [Deceased 7 Apr 2021, Abilene]
Lee, Sharron Elayne (Dillon) [Deceased March 9th, 2021, Arlington, TX]
McCartney, Judy Beth (English)  [Deceased May 14, 2021, Abilene]
± Nowell, Richard "Dick" Carroll  [Deceased Feb., 2021, Abilene] (actually graduated from Cooper High 1962)
ODAM, John William Jr. [Deceased (and Peggy) 21 Aug 2022 at his beloved Wimberley, Texas]
O'Neal, Terry (Whittington) [Deceased Feb. 16, 2018, Brownwood, TX]
Pentecost, Mary Marie (Krnavek) [Deceased Aug 25, 2021]
Purcell, Danielle "Marlene" (Page - Capps) [Deceased 3 Feb 2008]
ROBERDS, James Dale  [Deceased about 2022 Arizona]
SHIRLEY KNAPP, Betty Jean [20 Dec 1942 - 11 Oct 2021 of natural causes, Fenton, MO]
Tiffany, Robert Jared "Jarry", Jr. [Deceased 16 Aug 2023 Texas]
Webb, David [Deceased 30 Dec 2020, Abilene]
White, Pat (Turner) [Deceased 18 Jul 2015, Texas]
Whittle, Edna Kay (Crosslin - Halter)  [Deceased 23 Oct 2001, Waco, TX]
Vore, David Alan [Deceased 6 Jan 1993, Fort Huachuca, Cochise Co., AZ] 


External Link to Virtual Cemetery for Eagle parents & families of the Class '61, also contains some bios.

Also see Elder Eagles teachers and mentors who helped prepare the Eagles '61 to Soar.

Every Life has a Story that deserves to be told and preserved.

If you can, please provide missing Obituaries, information or an eulogy on any of our lost classmates, thanks.  ahs61.admn@gmail.com

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