What we know about the principals, teachers and workers at the old Red Hill School. If you have pics or info to share, please let us know. Don't forget to maximize your screen and turn up your sound.
Carl Jefferson Kennedy and Alma Lanore Grimes Kennedy were the dynamic duo of teachers in the old Red Hill School
Sally E. Hancock Griffith; "Miss Bixie" or "Aunt Bixie" to her many adoring children and students at Red Hill School. She was a loving and caring human being who left her mark on the psyches of so many of her charges, even "beating the fire" out of Bobby Watkins during her 5th -6th grade class in 1...
This handsome young man was Gordon Tennyson Dopson, the seventh child of William Castleberry Dopson and Ella McDonald Dopson. He was born on October 13, 1907 in Channahatchee, Alabama, and died tragically from an accidental gunshot wound on February 04, 1933. He was out hunting and was crawling un...
Miss Grace Garnett was the Red Hill School Lunch Room cook and manager for most of the years that the lunch room existed.
Mrs. Sue Mulder, who taught the last four classes, the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades, before Red Hill School closed its doors as a school in 1967. Thanks to John Frank Mulder for his provision of this pic of his mom, taken at Red Hill School just 2 years before it closed.
Ms. Ina Rose Richardson Webster, who was born 4/11/1927 and died 6/13/1997. She taught at Red Hill School during the 1950's. Many of the boys were truly smitten by her beauty, including my brother.
Mary Nell Atherton, was born in Prattville, Al June 24, 1925 to Luther and Maude Atherton. She graduated from Dale county High School, in Ozark, AL. in 1944 and went on to College at Huntingdon in Montgomery where she graduated in 1948. Shortly afterward she and her widowed mom bought a home in...
Mrs. Ressie White Taylor taught here in the 1930s. She was the wife of Palmer Taylor, who ran a grocery store across from the Red Hill School until the early 1940's. He then moved to Eclectic to start a petroleum products distribution business. They had one son, Teddy Taylor, who married Janice B...
Gerri Dopson McCulloch taught at Red Hill School in the 1930's. She was the only daughter of Birdie and Gladys Nail Dopson. She grew up at their old home place just below the current entrance of the Village at Kowaliga Bay development on Martin Dam Road.
Nell Kennedy Yoder was the daughter of John and Amy Lee Kennedy and grew up at her home on Red Hill Road where the Lake Martin Machine Gun range is currently located. She taught this writer in the 2nd grade in the 1945-46 year at Red Hill School, which was my first year to attend RHS.
Mrs. Hilda Mullins was teaching Grade 7 during the 1940's at Red Hill School. We have no photo of her and hope someone might provide us with one.
Elsie Thornton was teaching the 4th grade at Red Hill School in the early 1940's. If someone has a pic of her we would love to place it here.
Mr. Lyman Abe Woodfin was the principal and basketball coach of Red Hill School in the 1950's. He served his country in World War II, and was in the Battle of the Bulge.
Lois Taylor taught at Red Hill School in the 1930's. She was the wife of Cecil Taylor and mother of Gene and Calvin Taylor.
Mrs. V. C. Payne was teaching the 2nd grade at Red Hill School in the 1942-43 school year. No pic or bio available.
Myrtle Jordan was teaching the 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades at Red Hill School in December of 1913. She was a daughter of Benjamin and Belle Jordan. Apparently she was a very young school teacher since she was listed on the 1910 census as 13 years old, having been born in 1897. No pic of her as a teach...
Ms. Willie Lee Lamb Farrow, "Bill." She was born March 20, 1907 and died October 31,2001. She taught at Red Hill School during the 1930's and 40's.
Josie McInish was teaching at Red Hill School on the 17th of August, 1912, just 4 months after the sinking of the Titanic. She was teaching the First grade with Teacher's Certificate #2546. There were 21 boys and 9 girls in her class. We would love to have more info about her or a pic of her.
Mrs. Hazel Faircloth taught at Red Hill School in the late 1920's and early 1930's. No pic or bio available.
Mr. Lamar McDonald was a Principal at Red Hill School in the late 1920's and early 1930's. No pic or bio available. Mrs. Hilda Tucker Griffith remembered him in an interview in Barbara Ingram Baldwin's book, "Red Hill School History."
This section is an attempt to bring all we know and have found out about the teachers and staff of the old Red Hill School forward to our viewers, including pics of them if we can obtain them. If you have old pics and info on teachers of the past, please let us know.