4th Annual Cotillion Ball (1975)

File: ball_1975_dbd2e7cc94.pdf

Dublin Core


4th Annual Cotillion Ball (1975)


African American Women, Post-Secondary Education, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Gamma Upsilon Psi Society


This source is the booklet for the fourth annual Cotillion Ball held in April of 1975 at the Ramada Inn Convention Center. It includes biographies and photographs of Caroline Cole, Betty Dockery, Sandra Herron, Karen Hite, Diana Jackson, LaVern Johnson, Roberta Lenoir, Judy Moreland, Gwendolyn Perkins, Romana Smith, and Karen Wilson as well as many advertisments for local businesses.

List of Debutantes:


First Name Last Name Married name (1981) Parents Sponsor Escort Address Church School Planned College Planned Major Updates (1981)
Romona Lee Smith Cook Mr. and Mrs. Joe Smith Joe Smith Tyrone Cook 704 N. Harvey, U Pilgrim Baptist Church University High/Urbana High Western Illinois University - Macomb Biology graduated from Western Illinois University in Macomb in 1978 with a B.S. in biological sciences. In 1979 she married Tyrone Cook, her cotillion escort, and they reside in Urbana. Employed as an Accountant I for the University of Illinois in accounts payable. Plans to attend Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas this fall for law school.
Gwendolyn Yvonne Perkins
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Perkins Jesse Perkins Ricky Montgomery 1120 W. Park Ave., C Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Central High Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Black American Studies
Judy Ann Moreland
Mrs. Francis Moreland and the late George Moreland, Sr. Mr. Exl Thomas Jurhan Peacock 402 N. Romine, U Monument of Hope Church Urbana High School Parkland College Accounting/SecretarialService resides in Urbana; employed as a Clerk Typist III at the University of Illinois in anthropology; enrolled in classes at the University of Illinois.
Roberta Lenoir
Mrs. Ella Lenoir and the late J.B. Lenoir Mr. Eugene Adams Jerry Lenoir 2613 W Kirby, C Northside Church of Christ Centennial High Eureka College/Illinois State University Pre-medicine/Surgeon
Lavern Johnson LeShoure Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gipson Oscar Gipson Leonard Peete 1213 N Sixth, C Morning Star Free Will Baptist Centennial High Parkland College Dental Assistant/Teacher's Aide
Diana Lynn Jackson
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Jackson Willie Jackson Antonio Hernandez 1404 N. Romine, U Salem Baptist Church Urbana High School Illinois State University Business Administration
Karen Jean Hite
Mr. and Mrs. Earnest E. Hite Earnest E. Hite Victor Keith 1212 N. Sixth, C Salem Baptist Church Centennial High Parkland College Medical Secretary presently employed as a secretary to the Director of Leisure Studies at the University of Illinois. She resides in Champaign.
Sandra Jean Herron
Mr. and Mrs Henderson S. Herron Henderson S. Herron Marvin Hite 1002 W. White, C Salem Baptist Church University High University of Illinois College of Liberal Arts graduated from the University of Illinois in 1979, majored in political science with minors in sociology and economics. She relocated to Austin, Texas and is now working for the Texas State Comptroller's Department
Betty Ann Dockery
Mrs. Rosie Dockery Mr. Lee McMillion Bruce Polite 1505 Carver Drive, U Morning Star Free Will Baptist Urbana Central State University, Ohio n/a
Caroline Denise Cole Hubbard Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cole Edward Cole Johnnie Tillman 1205 Crispus Drive, C Mt. Olive Baptist Centennial High Parkland College Business Administration
Karen Yvette Wilson Hayes Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson Robert Wilson Morris Campbell 922 Linview Drive, U Bethel A.M.E. Church Urbana High School Illinois State University Social Work a graduate of Illinois State University in Normal with a B.S. in social work. employed with Unit School District #116 (Urbana) in their Adult Education Department. Karen married Conrad S. Hayes in 1980 and they reside in Urbana.


25 April 1975





"4th Annual Cotillion Ball (1975)," in Cotillion Yearbook Database, Item #25, http://eblackcu.net/cotillions/items/show/25 (accessed May 26, 2020).


This item has no location info associated with it.