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Subject: Class of '64
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 1999 15:33:02 -0600
From: "Donahoe, Susan"

Hello, my name is Susan Donahoe and I am writing unbeknownst to my mother who graduated from PHS in 1964. Her maiden name is Rose Marie Curcuruto (who could forget a name like that?). She has a brother who is a couple of years older, Karol Gene Curcuruto and a younger brother, John Robert Curcuruto. My grandparents lived in Pecos until the early 80's. They are John and Rose Curcuruto. My great aunt and uncle are Ray and Floyd Brownlee of Brownlee Hardware.

My mom is married and living in San Antonio, Texas. She has two children and 1 grandson. My brother is 27 and also lives in San Antonio. My husband, our one-year old son and I live in Arlington, Texas. My grandparents retired and bought some land in Mountain Home, Texas where they presently reside.

If you know any of my family, I would love to hear from you at

Subject: kesey genealogy
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 1999 16:55:16 EST

Was surfing the web and saw that some Keseys live in Pecos. I'm related to the Keseys of Clayton New Mexico 1910 census Mother/Annie Father?Deceased Sons/Jessie, Emmit, Cal,Andy, John Daughter/Ora

Any Kesey who is interested in genealogy or has heard of any of these people, I would like to here from you.


P.S. The closest I ever got to Pecos was building oil rigs in Odessa back in the early 80s.

Subject: The Swanson Family
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 12:38:46 -0600
From: Well Testing Wireline
Organization: Well Testing Wireline

Hello Pecos! This is Amy Swanson. (Hello Wendy, Wes & Steve!) I graduated in 1988 and now live in Monahans. I have three kids, 3, 5, & 7 and work as a secretary in the oilfield. You can reach me at

My brother is Mike Swanson, who would have graduated from Pecos High in 1971, but he graduated from a highschool in Denmark where he was a foreign exchange student at the time. He also lives here in Monahans now and is an attorney. He has six children, 22, 21, a senior in high school, a sophore in high school, a 7th grader and a 5th grader (the oldest two are girls).

My sister is Debbie Swanson Keller. She graduated in 1969 (the year I was born!) and now lives in Malad, Idaho. She has five children and two grandchildren.

We would all like to hear from our classmates. Thank you very much.

Subject: Does Bill Carrico Have Email?
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 09:53:44 -0600
From: c f ray

I know that several of you out there that live in San Angelo see Mr. Carrico occasionally. If you do, could you print the emails about him and give them to him. I think he would be impressed that so many of us remember him as a wonderful teacher and psychologist. He had such a favorable impact on me and so many others. If he has email, get him to visit the site.

Just a thought! I think those who helped us all as much as he did should be thanked over and over.

Joy Brown Ray

Subject: East Pecos Jr. High Faculty
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 1999 05:15:45 EST

I attended EPJH from 1952-1956. If anyone has information about any of the school's faculty during that period, please write. In particular, I am interested on the whereabouts of Mr. McDaniels - lived in Barstow. Mr. Foster, taught History and Geography, Ms. Odom, Coach Menasco, Ms. Williams and Ms. Douglas, Band.

Like every teacher I had the privelege of knowing, these individuals educated me, but most important taught me lessons not found in textbooks, but by which I try to live. They are role models, whose principles I did not quite understand back then, but gave me reference point to relate to in making life and career changes. To all teachers past, present and future, my sincere thanks. God Bless You.

PS. If Ms. Williams reads this, I hope she is not too tough on my grammar. Believe me, it is no reflection on her, just that we have lived in various places throughout my military career and, well sometimes you learn to do as the 'Romans' do.

I goofed on a previous message and stated that my wife, Mary Tercero Botello graduated from PHS in '62, she was a Class of 64 graduate. Again, no reflection on any of my teachers - the gingko biloba stuff only works when I can remember where I left it.

Would also like to hear from EPJH students from that time period.

The Pecos Enterprise staff - Thanks, for great job!

Roy & Mary Lou Botello
Orange Park, Florida

Subject: 1972 PHS Grad
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 22:06:29 -0600
From: Lucien Coleman

It was amazing when Sharon James told me about this site, and forwarded me address. I am Garry Johnson, and graduated from PHS in 1972. I work for Texas-New Mexico Power Company in Ft. Worth, so I have not lost total contact with the town and the people. But I have lost contact with most of the people I graduated with. It does bring back lots of memories to read the notes from everybody else.

If any of you Wyoming Wildcats have access to this site let me here from you. You'll know who I am talking about.

Look forward to reading more of the notes, and talking to more of you.

Subject: Hi All!!!
Date: Thu Mar 25

Well I guess I should say something since I live here in beautiful Pecos. I am a grad. from '87 and I have quite a collection of e-mail address' to give out if any one needs them. Just drop a line and I will do what I can to keep in touch. HI Steve, Amy , Wendy .....

On a sad note the class of '86 lost a member...Kevin Gradel. I was in prose and public speaking with him and he will be missed by all.


Subject: 1988 Grads
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 1999 14:48:00 -0700
From: Lea Ann Hill
Organization: Kingman High School

I would love to hear from anyone that attended PHS around 1988. I've been terrible about keeping in touch!! I live in Arizona now and my folks have moved from Pecos (just this year), so I never get back to visit. There are so many people I'd like to catch up with.

If anyone knows how to reach Misti Welch--please let me know. I know she's in the Austin area and about to get married, but I can't locate her. HELP!!

Does anyone know if Mrs. McNutt is still teaching English at PHS--she was the greatest!! If not, too bad for future students!!

Thanks & HI to all!
Lea Ann (Gentry) Hill

Subject: Thanks, Peggy!
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 1999 20:06:33 -0700
From: "David & Jann Gartman"

I really enjoy reading all the e-mails. I don't even care if I know who they are's knowing they are from Pecos that makes it special for me. The class of '69 is planning our 30 year reunion this summer and I am looking forward to seeing everyone. I live in Hobbs NM and still get home to see my parents often. Would love to hear from "long-lost friends"!
Jann Ferguson Gartman

Subject: No Place Like Home
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 1999 23:08:52 EST

Here I thought Pecos was about to dry up and blow away, only to find to my pleasant surprise we are alive and well in cyberspace. On days when my sense of humor is working, you can also reach me at Hope to hear from you.

Byron Calderón, El Paso

Subject: Wow!! Pecos is marching into a new era!!
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 21:29:04 -0600

Are there any other 1988 grads out there surfing the web??

Let me know and I will be glad to share what few email addresses I do have.

Kirk Kelton
Dell Computer Corp.
800.879.3355 xt 41516

Subject: correction
Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 16:15:13 -0600
From: "barbara smith"

BoydidImessup, Barbara graduated in '62, Melissa graduated in '86


Subject: Great idea
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 16:53:44 -0600
From: "barbara smith"

James P. (Jimmy) Smith '58 here

Daughter Lana '92 found this site. We are in O'Fallon, Mo just west of St. Louis. Barbara has just retired from GTE formerly Contel.We are in the process of selling our house and will be moving back to Texas somewhere between B-CS and Houston. Both daughters (Melissa '62) and Lana live in Houston.

I keep in touch with "Sonny"Price at also Lonnie Winterrowd and Rose Ann (Kelton)hatch by snail mail.

Love this concept, say hi to all in Pecos Hope to see you in late June. Jimmy

Subject: Hi Everyone
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 15:55:27 EST

I am Joe Ann Jacksson, Mother of Robert....class `66, Joe..class `68 and Mark ...class ` 74. would love to hear from anyone of you.. Mark livees here in San Angelo and flies for customs, Joe works for Halliburton the last 25 years and commues with them, he and his family live in Lubbock where his wife,Pam teaches school.

Gene and I moved back to Texas after living in Oregon 20 was time to get back home and enjoy catching up with everyone and where they are now.

It has been Fun reading the `gab` site. I hope to hear from some of you or your parents.

Thank you Pecos Enterprise for the wonde rful chance to catch up. Beverly Fabrygel is still living at her home on Cherry where those of you who took piano went for lessons.

Sincerely, Joe Ann Jackson

Subject: Class of 79..again
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 1999 18:44:48 EST

Hello everyone! Thanks to all who have answered. I should have also let everyone know that yes...I am one-half of the Acosta twins. I'm Celina the one who played in the percussion section for all those years. Some of you have written back to say that you didn't know which one I was. Celia lives in Alpine with her husband and two boys, David now 17 and Matthew - 12. I am currently a capital campaign coordinator for a Jewish Temple trying to raise six million. Before this, I worked at two PBS stations for five years. I loved working there and got to meet some famous PBS personalities. Bill Moyers was one and he told me he got to visit Pecos while he was in college. I would love to know who that family was. Would love to talk to this person along with my classmates, band members, etc.

celina acosta-taylor

Date: Sat, 20 Mar 1999 21:53:31 EST

We are Roy Botello and Mary Lou (Tercero), formerly of Pecos. Mary graduated from PHS in 62, I did not graduate from PHS, but later earned my diploma from Oceanside (CA) High School. I remember some names of classmates and would be interested to hear of or from them.

Roy's classmates: Frank Rodriquez Jr., Eleno Nunez, Crecensio Machuca, Julian Franco. Other friends from Pecos include the Rodriquez family (Rodolfo, Guadalupe, Fidel, Daniel), Carlos Nichols, Elvira Pena, Rosa Galindo, Bobby Bitolas, Lazaro Jaquez, Efrain Rodriquez.

Hail to the Chief. Congrats Mr. Pena

Subject: Anyone from the Class of '71??
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 1999 14:52:13 -0600
From: "Sharon James"

Wow, this is really cool. I'm Sharon Smith James and I graduated from Pecos High in 1971. My dad (W. Leslie Smith, previous pastor of First Baptist Church Pecos) sent me this site and it really brought back a lot of memories. I didn't see anyone from my class but did see several folks that I remember.

A little history -- I graduated with a B.S. in Business with a teacher's certificate from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, TX. Found out really fast that I didn't enjoy teaching school so have been doing various computer-related jobs since graduation. Right now I have a home-based Word Processing business in Arlington, Texas and stay really busy. Some of you remember that I married Garry Johnson, class of '72 (we are now divorced) and have 2 kids -- Mike is 21 and Chris is 18. Both still live at home with me and go to school.

Would love to hear from "old" acquaintances (I'm trying to be careful in using that word!)

Sharon (Smith)

Subject: ????
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 1999 11:55:21 -0600
From: Cliff & DD Miller

Does anyone have contact with these e-mail address would be best!
Sally (Butts) and Jon Mac Nobles
Brenda and Ronnie McClain
Kay (Daniels) Barnett
Christi (Couch).........
Cornelia (Powell)Hensley
Anne and Joanne Reed
Nancy (Sliger) ...was Bentley....but not now....
Dale Bentley(I think he is in Midlothian because I ran into him a few years ago in Cedar Hill) Jimmy Fox

When I think of more, I'll ask! It surely would be great to hear from them, too.

I also would love to hear if anyone knows how Beverly Fabrygel is doing!!!

Deanna Kay Holm Miller

Subject: Pecos Gab
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 20:31:59 -0800
From: Dennis Roberts

I also had the privilege of taking 11 years of piano from Beverly Fabrygel. I really loved that lady. If anyone knows how she is doing I would appreciate hearing from you.

I hope the class of 1974 has a 25 year reunion. I have said it before and I'll say it again, it is so much fun hearing from Pecos exes.

Donna Jo if you read this, give Edie a kiss for me!

Thanks again to Peggy, Joy and to the Pecos Enterprise!

Kathryn Greenhill Roberts

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