Dena (Susie) Pettijohn (Pipes)
Married Name: Whitman
151 Highway 108
Ashdown , AR , 71822


Phone: 501/428-3376

Years in current home: 16 years
Other locations:
Texas, Mississippi, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Ohio, Vermont, NY, Arkansas

Marital status: Divorced
How I met my spouse:
College for the first, military for the second
Years married: 12 each time

Children's Names: Tracy, Chris and Bryan
Children's Ages: 1965 , 1968 (deceased) and 1974
Information about children:
Daughter Tracy is a nurse in the Christus St Michael System. Son Bryan is a musician
Infomation about grandchildren:
Daughter, has three; Jonathan 1988, Breanna 1989, and Darcy 1994

Current job:
Raising a rare group of Authentic Arabian Horses from the desert, and Photo lab technician, with a computer science degree.
Career infomation:
Mostly a military wife, hauling horses and kids from assignment to assignment. No public employment history until becoming unmarried with adult children and a farm to support.

Traveled all over the US with either the military or hauling horses. Lived in Hawaii for two years.

Interests, hobbies, and pastimes:
My entire effort is devoted to preserving a special group of horses, doing historical and genetic research (labs do the actually dna chain stuff).

A good work ethic!

Favorite memory of MHS:
Tide soap suds in the Coor's waterfall out on the highway between Midland and Odessa; compliments of someone in the 1962 Senior class.

Momento to remind you of 1962:
Several, stored away in a box, and hauled all over the country, after my Mother passed away.

Biggest lesson learned:
Trust God and be kinder than you have to be

Closest friends in 1962:
Ann (Gray) Laurence, LHS 1962 graduate, and I was in touch with her yesterday. We have visited by email and in person, several times, over the years.

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