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Reunions
June 22, 2003

By Staff
Wednesday Classmates from Meridian High School Class of 1950 meet at Rush Foundation Hospital cafeteria at 9 a.m. All classmates are invited to attend.
Friday-Saturday Meridian High School Class of 1968 reunion. Events will be at Howard Johnson's. The cost is $25 per person. Please make advance reservations. Make checks playable to MHS Class of 1968 and mail to P.O. Box 3830, Meridian, MS 39303. For information, call Terry Anderson at 656-5087 or send e-mail to twa@netdoor.com. You also can call Vance Grantham at 484-5488 or send e-mail to vance.grantham@RaymondJames.com.
June 28 The first Joel Wright extended family reunion will be at Mt. Gilead Baptist church beginning at 9:30 a.m. Joel Wright and Mary Ann Pollu Harrington moved from North Carolina to Lauderdale County with 10 children, between 1850 and 1860. All descendants are invited to attend. Call Julie Alphin at 632-5900 or 482-3332.
June 28 McNair Family Reunion 2003 will be at Union City Park Pavilion beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Bring a covered dish. Optional: bring a fun or useful item (under $5) to be given away as a door prize. Tea, water, soft drinks and paper goods will be provided. As usual, we will pass the hat to cover the cost of these items plus postage and the rental of the pavilion. Contact Jim McNair at (205) 242-0266 or e-mail mcnair@pickens.net.
June 28 The Suqualena School Reunion will be at the Baptist Church Outreach Building beginning at 3 p.m. The evening meal will be at 6 p.m. Bring a covered dish and your favorite drink. Former teachers, students and parents are invited. Call Nannie Mae Bowden, 693-1761.
June 29 The annual reunion of the descendants of Martin Van and Daisy Williamson Edwards will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O'Khata's Colonial Room. Lunch buffet will be served at noon. Adults $11.45, children $5.50. For information, call Troy Williamson at (662) 773-5645 or Carol Williamson Hemphill at (662) 773-7275.
July 4-6 "The 73 Cruisers" of Meridian High School Class of 1973 are making plans for their 30-year class reunion. Classmates' addresses and phone numbers are needed. For information, contact Brenda Easley at 485-6173; send e-mail to Hbettyh47@aol.com; or write Betty Easley at P.O. Box 7240, Meridian, MS 39307-7240.
July 5 The Conehatta School reunion will be at the Conehatta Community Club House beginning at 10 a.m. with the ringing of the old school bell. Bring a pot-luck lunch. At 1 p.m. there will be a political rally on the grounds. All state and local candidates are invited to attend.
July 12 Clarkdale's Class of 1977 reunion is at Okatibbee Reservoir starting at 2 p.m. For information, call Tina Estes (601) 485-2692 or e-mail Donnie Hayes at dhayes@sisna.com.
July 10-13 The USS Boston Shipmates Inc. is planning its 19th annual reunion in Buffalo, N.Y. For information, contact Arthur L. Hebert, P.O. Box 816, Amherst, NH 03031-0816. Phone (603) 672-8772 or visit www.ussboston.org.
July 18-19 Meridian High School Class of 1983 will have its 20-year reunion in Meridian. For information, e-mail Jamie Bullock Cater at ejbcater@comcast.net, e-mail Dimetri Mosley Brown at dmbrown@mpsd.k12.ms.us or call 484-4475.
July 18-19 Lamar High School Class of 1983 will have its 20-year reunion in Meridian. For information, e-mail Delita Duncan Waldron at waldronrx@aol.com or call 483-8062. Please note the date has been changed from the previous date of May 30-31, but plans remain the same.
July 18-20 Meridian High School Class of 1978 will have its 25th reunion. Friday, a get-acquainted and registration time will be at Montana's Bar-B-Q &Seafood Restaurant from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, a dinner will be held at Montana's at 7 p.m. with a dance following; Sunday a memorial service will be held at East Mississippi Electric Power Association at 11 a.m. For information, call 917-6793 or 880-3190. You also can e-mail vhampton@andersonhospital.com.
July 19 Newton High School's Class of 1968 will have its reunion at the Jackson Hilton. Classes of 1967 and 1969 also are invited to attend. The cost is $60 per person and will include dinner and entertainment. For information, call Larry Greer at (601) 982-7730.
July 19 Oak Grove High School Class of 1993 will have its 10-year reunion. Events are planned for Friday evening and Saturday noon (includes children), and will conclude with a sit-down banquet Saturday evening for graduates and their spouses/dates at Southern Oaks in Hattiesburg. Please e-mail Rose "Nagy" Barfield at Rose.Barfield@usm.edu for more information or to register.
July 19 The annual Complete reunion will be at St. Patrick's Family Life Center from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For information, call Norma Walters at 632-4758; or call 485-4219, 482-2444 or 483-4156.
July 26 The Tuxedo reunion will be at the Church of the Mediator, 3825 35th Ave. in Meridian from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring a covered dish. Drinks will be furnished. Call 485-4751 or 483-6802.
July 26 Members of Meridian High School Class of 1973 have set a date for their 30-year reunion. The event will be at Howard Johnson's. Cost is $45. The reunion committee meets the first Tuesday of each month. For information, visit www.cityofmeridian.com and enter Class of 1973 in the search field or send e-mail to
dtoms@mpsd.k12.ms.us or rflint@mpsd.k12.ms.us.

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