The Way We Were in 1967

Young Judaea Ninth-Graders 


In the fall of 1967, Young Judaea ninth-grade girls held a father-daughter event on the grounds of the not-yet-constructed AJCC building on Deane Hill Drive.


Here, left to right: Caren Millen (now Wayburn), Suzy Winston (now Young), Gwen Lunden, Randy Robinson (now Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael), the late Merryl Ross (later Thornton), Susan Millis, Elaine Tobe (now Hines), Deborah Bush {now Roberts). Behind Merryl, barely visible, is Sherry Siegel.


Susan Millis continues to live in Knoxville; Deborah Roberts lives part-time in Knoxville. Caren Wayburn’s uncle Monte Millen lives in Knoxville. Suzy Young’s brothers Jerry, Larry, and Barry Winston all reside in Knoxville. Rayzel Raphael’s brother Pace Robinson lives in Knoxville as do Elaine Hines’s sister Donna Tobe and Sherry Siegel’s brother Mark Siegel.


Thanks to Deborah Roberts for donating the photograph and providing most of the identification and Barbara Bernstein and Michael Burnett for additional assistance.


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