ABOVE: Diane Anderson, Shelving Clerk photographed with her group, the Hal James Five. Diane’s husband Kenneth Anderson is the last person on the right. He and his brother perished in an airplane crash in May 1972.
Tragedy Strikes the Hal James Five
Brothers Kenneth and James Anderson died in a plane crash around May 14, 1972. The wreckage of their plane was found and an article appeared in the Orlando Sentinel on 22 May 1972, page A1.The Funeral Notice appeared in the Orlando Sentinel 24 May 1972, page 2B. A brief article also appeared in the Orlando Sentinel Star on 22 May 1972, page B1.
Persons mentioned in the article and Funeral Notice include: James Warren Anderson, Kenneth Clyde Anderson, Robert C. Owen, Maj. Lee Barnett, George Brown (Southern Line Cleaning Corporation), Sheriff Stanley H. Cannon, Reverend Dr. C. Phillip Torrance (First United Methodist Church of Winter Park, Mrs. Diane R. Anderson, Kenneth Anthony Anderson, Kimberly Diane Anderson, Kelly Lynne Anderson, Howard T. Anderson, William H. Anderson, and Mrs. Barbara Thumm.
The Hall James Five – Before the Crash
ABOVE: Diane Anderson, Orange County Library System Shelving Clerk photographed above with her band, the Hal James Five. Diane’s husband Kenneth Anderson is the last person on the right. He and his brother perished in an airplane crash in May 1972.
Mentioned: Hal James Five, Hal James Group, Steve Goodchild