Flint Ridge School 1929-30. Photo contributed by Lois McPherson. The photo shows the class of her mother, Sarah Johnson McPherson, at Flint Ridge School (off of Liberty-Silk Hope Rd.). Sarah Johnson McPherson didn’t see this picture until she was 95 years old, when she received the photo for her birthday. Mrs. McPherson wrote down the names of every person in the picture.
Sarah Johnson is in the back row, 4th person from the right. She attended Flint Ridge school until she went into 7th grade at Silk Hope School, where she graduated in 1936. Sarah (1917-2015) was the daughter of W. E. and Elizabeth Ward Johnson. Also in her class picture are her younger brothers Leon and Wade Johnson. Sarah married Joe McPherson in 1952 and raised 4 children in Snow Camp.
Gloria Johnson Debnam provided a transcript of Sarah's list of persons in the photo:
Flint Ridge School 1929-1930
Left to Right.
Grady Fogleman, Delbert Wrenn Sr., Roxie Thompson, Tommy Teague, Nellie Fogleman, Ruby Hodges, Nannie Mae Kellar, Katie Duncan, Lottie Pearl Duncan, Julian Teague, Bedford Duncan, Elroy Teague, Lewis Thompson.
R W Johnson, Lloyd Hinshaw, Johnnie Webster, Kefton Teague, Layfoy Curl, Wade Johnson, Salvalia Fogleman, Elmer Duncan, Ben Thompson, Edd Thompson.
Sarah Margaret Teague, Bertha Richardson, Janice Kellar, Ruby Thompson, Sarah Johnson, Martha Teague, Ervin Teague, Leon Johnson.
Teacher: Edith James Bare, (Mrs. Bowman Bare), She and her husband are buried at Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Does anyone know where Flint Ridge School was located? Was it near Flint Ridge Church?
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