Class of 1944

1944 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily Journal
Jobyna Dee Treadway

– the 18 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dee Treadway, 826 Cedar, will graduate from Perry high school with a long record of being one of the school’s most active students.

Jobnya was born in Richmond, Calif., March 15, 1926. She attended eight years of grade school in the Perry school system, and by her graduation will end four active years at Perry High school.

She was a member of the junior national honor society and vice-president of the senior national honor society this year. Jobyna was secretary of the PHS student council through this school year.

She was, also, an active member of the Red Hots from 1941 until 1944, was a typist for the Perryscope during this school year, was a member of the glee club from 1940 until 1942, recently became a member of the Teen Town council, and was a member of this year’s senior play cast.

Of organizations in the community, Jobyna is a member of the Presbyterian Tuxis group, is a member of the Rainbow girls, and is a member of the RRF club.

Jobyna reports that after her graduation, she is undecided concerning her future.

Jobyna Dee (Treadway) Shepherd

March 15, 1926 – February 13, 1998

Jobyna Dee Shepherd, age 71, of Edmond passed away on Friday, February 13, 1998, in Edmond, OK.

Born on March 15, 1926, in Richmond, CA, she was one of three children born to Dee and Koto Treadway.

She grew up in Perry, Okla., graduated from Perry High School, attended Oklahoma State University, and University of Central Oklahoma.

World War II commenced with Jobyna and husband going for training and work.

After WWII, she and her two sons became very active in family life, den mother for cub scouts and school activities. She was very active in all school events, particularly wrestling as Perry Wrestling Queen.

She moved to Edmond in 1963 and became involved in the Women’s Republican Party where she served as President and State Chairman of the Bellmon Belles. She was very active in civic and club activities. She was marshal of Edmond Chapter 247, Order of Eastern Star, and served as deacon of Edmond Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Edmond Extension Homemakers Group, Edmond Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and Oklahoma Art Club. She was very active in the Baggerley Funeral Home for years.

She will be remembered by her church, choir, Alanon for 35 plus years, and especially by her grandchildren, husband of 17 years, sons and family and a multitude of friends.

Survivors include: husband of 17 years, S.D. Shepherd, sons: C.D. Lawson and Family, Byron Lawson and Family, step-sons: Steve Shepherd and Family, and Shan Shepherd and Family, brother: Durrell Treadway and family, 13 grandchildren and families, many special relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday at the First Presbyterian Church, Edmond, with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.