From 1922 to 1950 the state college in Valdosta, GA was known as Georgia State Womans College (now know as Valdosta State University”. A number of Ray City women who attended the college during this period were featured in a previous post. Here are a few more who appeared in available yearbooks:
Doris and Dot Boyette were daughters of Eddie D. Boyette and Mattie Deen Boyette. Their home was in Lanier County, just east of Ray City.
Carolyn DeVane was a daughter of Caulie A Devane and Alma L. Albritton. She grew up in the Lois community just west of Ray City, GA.
Marian Hambrick, sister of Thera Hambrick, was a daughter of Ruth and John O. Hambrick. Her family’s place was in the Cat Creek community, just southwest of Ray City.
Louise Paulk was a daughter of Gladys Daniels and James M. Paulk. Her father died when she was a toddler and her mother remarried Hun Knight. Her step-father was the owner of the Mayhaw Lake amusement park at Ray City. Her half-brother was Jack Knight, who attended college at Valdosta after the school went co-educational.
Marilyn Faye Weaver was a daughter of John W. Weaver and Irene Guthrie. The Weaver farm was just east of Ray City in the 1300 Georgia Militia District in Lanier County, GA.
- Ray City’s Women of G.S.W.C
- Frances Clements 1944 Rendezvous with Frogs, Formulas, and Figures
- Margaret Carter, G.S.W.C.
- Anna Martha Grissett at Georgia State Womans College
- Clements Cousins at G.S.W.C.
- Louelle Giddens’ Student Activities at G.S.W.C.
- Doris Swindle, G.S.W.C.
- Elsie Quarterman, Noted Ecologist, Once Resident of Ray City
- Mary Lee, G.S.W.C. Graduate
- Margaret Lucile Morris
- Geraldine Giddens