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Delta Air Lines flight attendant who is a graduate of the first class of flight attendants’ has died at 103

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A woman who is a graduate of Delta Air Lines’ first class of flight attendants, has died at the age of 103.

Sybil Peacock Harmon, was hired by Delta in the 1940’s, at 24 years of age, directly after his graduation from the school of nursing. (Flight attendants have been required for the nursing degree, according to Delta.) She flew with the airline until 1943, after which the carrier, in order to carry on the war, ultimately earning the rank of first lieutenant, before going back to nursing full time.

“When I was 9, I told everyone, ‘I’m going to all over the world,'” Sybil Peacock Harmon, told the Delta by 2018. “And that’s what I did.”
(Delta Air Lines)

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“You felt like a celebrity,” Sybil told the Delta’s days as a flight attendant. “People would come to the airport with their children, and they would say,” Well, that’s the flight attendant!’ They even asked for our autographs.”

After parting ways with the Delta in the ’40s, the carrier is reached, go back to Sybil, and just before her 102nd birthday, after the discovery of an old promotional image.

Last year, a friend in Sybil’s home and found a picture of her from the 1940’s. “I showed it to Sybil, and she said,” That’s what I am!’ She had tears in her eyes,” friend, Don Fries, told to Delta.
(Delta Air Lines)

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In the photo, so you can see Sybil standing at the door of the Delta airplane in the 1940’s, it was brought to the attention of Sybil’s colleagues, retirement home resident, Don Fries, whose son was in the Delta Flight Museum’s web site.

“I showed it to Sybil, and she said,” That’s what I am!’ She had tears in her eyes,” Fries pointed out.

On her 102nd birthday in July of last year, which was hosted by the Delta, and in Sybil’s office in Acworth, Ga., Sybil reminded her of a huge career to fly as a “flight attendant for the airline, it’s to remember such delights as the aircraft was assigned to (mostly DC-3 to 21-seaters), and to the fact that the planes were not pressurized, which he has to give out chewing gum before take-off. She remembered, too, that the air sickness bags were only a quarter-sized ice cream containers that were stored under the seats, as per Travel & Leisure.

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Sybil’s family had a long tradition of the Delta. She was married to a captain, who previously worked as a reservations agent, and return to the company after the second world war. And her daughter is a Delta flight attendant, in 1973, to work with the carrier to the end of 2008.

Delta helped to organize Sybil’s 102nd birthday in June of last year, which she celebrated with family, friends, and a few of the current Delta employees.
(Delta Air Lines)

“We are saddened to learn of Sybil Peacock Harmon is dead,” Delta said in a statement shared with Fox News. “Sybil was a well-loved member of the Delta family, which is her mark as a member of the first class by the flight attendants. We will cherish the memory of the wishes of her loved ones in this difficult time.”

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Sybil, although she said, as she reached some of her greatest dream of working as a flight attendant, or as an officer in the army.

Flight was great because I had somewhere to go,” she said, per the Delta press release shared on its 102th anniversary this year.

“When I was 9, I told everyone, ‘I’m going to have the whole world…. And that’s what I did.”

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