Clarke Class of 1963 is restoring bell tower

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Posted: July 27, 2013

The Winchester Star

Members of the Clarke County High School Class of 1963 are restoring the bell tower at the school, which now houses Johnson-Williams Middle School on Swan Avenue in Berryville. Members include (from left) Will Ingham of Berryville, Betty Wiley of Berryville, Alice Hummer of Bluemont and Dave Hough of Boyce. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Betty Wiley (left) of Berryville and Alice Hummer of Bluemont add landscaping and care for the plants around the bell tower at the first Clarke County High School, now Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

Berryville — Fifty years have passed, but Alice Hummer still remembers the sound of the bells ringing.

A week before she graduated in June 1963 from Clarke County High School in Berryville, Hummer…

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