Class of 2018 Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame

The 2018 Fannin County Sports Hall of Fame Class was introduced August 9,2017 in a ceremony at the Fannin County Recreation Multi-Purpose facility on Tom Boyd Road. In this group photo the first four individuals on the left were there to represent Hall of Fame inductee John Mercer Carter. They are (left to right), Dot Carter, who is the surviving spouse of Carter’s son Larry, Dot’s grand daughter Heather, Heather’s son Nathan and Carter’s grandniece Glenda Wattenbarger, who makes her home in Epworth. The other three Carter descendants in attendance made the trip from Asheville, North Carolina to attend. Next is inductee Keith Dockery. To Keith’s right as you look at the picture are Roxie Reed and Leigh Muse, two members of the 1996-97 Fannin County High girls basketball team selected to the class. The next two inductees pictured are Tim Jabaley and Leslie Jabaley Mann. Next is Kelly Queen, a member of the 1996-97 team. Next in line are 2018 inductee Stephanie Scearce, Johnny Farmer (coach of the 96-97 team), inductee Mandy Anderson and Eddie Payne (assistant coach of the 96-97 team).

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