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June 25, 2003

By Staff
June 26 If you attended school between 1920 and 1965, you're invited to a class reunion at Silverleaf Manor. Bring your yearbook or school memorabilia to help bring back those fond memories of days gone by. Call 483-4566.
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
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; 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 5-7 The Dessie Ree Sharp Coleman Family Reunion will be held in Meridian. Gatherings will be held at various places. For information, call the Rev. Robert Hopson at 693-6900 or Andrew Lee Sharp at 482-6279 or 693-4719.
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
July 12 United Auto Workers Local 2185 Retiree Chapter will be having a reunion picnic at Bonita Lakes at Coots Landing from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring two covered dishes and the chapter will provide drinks, paper plates, etc. Anyone who has ever worked at Delco-Remy Meridian or Delco-Remy America are encouraged to attend. Don't forget spouses and children. Contact Jim Mills at 986-2587 or or Ray Holcomb at 483-7334 or