1928 Eagle Mills School #36

Shelby County Texas

        The first record of Eagle Mills School #36 was in 1893.  The building was located near the railroad tracks near Paxton.  In 1948 the school consolidated with Paxton #89, but the students went to Joaquin School.  Additional information on the school can be found the Shelby County History, Volume 1, article by Mattie Dellinger.

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Younger Class at Eagle Mills 1928:
Top Row: Celeta Bass, Madaline Truitt, Vivian Dolby, Catherine Woods, and Velma May-Teacher.
Front Row:  Dollie Mae Cox, Denton Haley, Wanda Mason, Willie Mason and Ramond Connell.

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Eagle Mills School, 1928:
Front Row:  Ona Lee Whiddon, Floyd Spurlock, Bonnie Bell Richardson, Era Bell Whiddon, Luther Barely,
Ethel Lilly, Ruby Scott, Zan May, and Bailey May.
Second Row:  Alton Sinclair, Herman Cox, Annie Lee Cox, Gladys Whiddon, Fannie Lou Powdrill, Evon Spurlock, Estelle Spurlock, Media Sholar and Forris Horton-Teacher.