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Former Erwin Eagles football coach James E. “Jim” Jefrey of Hoover, Alabama, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. He was 74. A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, he attended City High School. He was highly recruited for football and chose Auburn University, where he was a member of the 1957 Auburn National Championship Football team and played [...]
Most everyone from the class of 1976 will remember Mike Clements, who played football for the Erwin Eagles. What everyone might not know is that he also went on to play for the Alabama Crimson Tide under legendary coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. This video shows the famous goal line stand from the 1979 Sugar Bowl, [...]
Randy Reid, Erwin class of 1976, died suddenly at his home in Springville, Alabama, on March 31 of an apparent heart attack. He was 51. Born July 1, 1958, he began his schooling in San Jose, California, and then moved to Center Point in 1967 and attended Center Point School. He graduated from Erwin High [...]
JOAN PATRICK GLENN, 70, of Pinson, died January 31, 2010. She graduated from Samford University at the age of 19, in 1959. She was a retired school teacher, Erwin Elementary and was a blessing to the many children she taught. Joan was preceded in death by her beloved parents Ivan Ryan Patrick and Margaret Arnold [...]
A Letter From Rachel Caddell Dear Erwin alumni friends, I registered for but missed our 30 year class reunion, which was held shortly after we lost my son, Brian McCormick, to suicide on August 2, 2006. I would be honored if you would walk with me in the Alabama Walk for Suicide Prevention, Nov. 8, [...]
FOSTER, JOHNNIE “JAY” THURMAN, JR. IN LOVING MEMORY January 21, 1959- October 19, 2009 Jay was born January 21,1959, and died on Monday, October 19, 2009. Jay was a graduate of Erwin High School (1977) where he enjoyed competing in football, basketball, and track. His competitive nature earned him an athletic scholarship to Wyoming University. [...]