One proud momma
Rhoda Pearl Bowerman Johns, 91-year-old mother of Carey Lee Johns, accepts a Redskin jersey bearing Carey Lee’s retired number 60. Mayor Ross Norris, the last player to wear number 60 before it was retired presents the jersey and Oneonta City Schools Superintendent Daniel Smith looks on.
In last week’s edition, The Blount Countian printed a list of annual winners of the Carey Lee Johns 110% Award. The name shown for the 1998 winner was incorrect. The winner of the 1998 Carey Lee Johns 110% Award was Gavin Eller, now deceased. The correct list is reprinted below.