--photo courtesy Sam Womack
This is Mrs. Nannie Galloway’s First Grade Class of 1947-48 at Providence School. Shown are (left to right, beginning at the top row and going down): Mrs. Galloway, Rayford Davis, Darlene Hendrickson, Louis Cooper, JoAnn Finley, Sam Womack, Mary Helen Little, Johnnie Ray Pickens; second row - Darrell Hart, Kathleen Kitty, Roy Afton Watkins, Barbara Sterling, Teena Sumpter, Joan Ellis; third row – Larry Gentry, Phyllis Smith, Ray Sterling, Glenda Figgins, Neil Windland, Glenda Sterling; fourth row – Adele Brewer, Charles King, Freda McAdams, Aretha Ferren, Joyce Jones, Floyd Watkins; bottom row – Maxine Mason, Herndon Ray Chapman, Karen Stewart, Johnnie McAdams, Piney Miller, James W. "J.W." Amyett, Barbara Shrand, Cecil Ray Davis and Zelma Ferrin. Not shown: Frank Stewart. Mary Helen Little in the top row is a descendent of Elijah Little, founder of the Providence community.