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May 27 Reunion meeting of Meridian High School's Class of 1963 will take place each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Mississippi Power building on Highway 45 North, past the old Freemans Drive-In. For information, call Jimmy Slay at 482-9779, or e-mail Sandra Barrett Moore at WonByGrace3@wmconnect.com.
May 30-31 Meridian High School Class of 1988 has canceled its reunion.
May 30-31 Meridian High School Class of 1948 will celebrate its 55th class reunion. Friday evening activities include a dinner at Montana's Bar-B-Q &Seafood Restaurant. Members of the classes of 1947 and 1949 are invited to attend.
Saturday's breakfast meeting will be at the Window Seat at Rush Foundation Hospital cafeteria. The Meeting Place at Bonita Lakes Mall has also been reserved for a gathering place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday night's activities include a meal catered by Joe Sherman at Union Station.
For information or to volunteer, call Gerry Zachry at 482-7950, Alice Benson at 482-3745 or E.C. Bancroft at 479-5842.
May 31 Students who attended Sebastopol High School from 1952-1954 are invited to a 50th reunion at 1 p.m. at the Nolen Sistrunk Pavilion. The reunion committee needs current mailing addresses for students who attended or graduated during these years. Send information to Dot Leonard, P.O. Box 92 Sebastopol, MS 39359. You also can call Charlie Thrash at 625-7784, Kate Thomas at 774-5279 or Rachel Beeland at 683-3752.
May 31 Descendants of Jim and Lucy Southern will hold their second annual family reunion from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the air-conditioned lodge at Clarkco State Park on Highway 145 North, near Quitman. Relatives are invited to come and bring lots of good covered dishes.
June 1 The annual Stevens Reunion will be at the Damascus Community Center on Highway 495 in Kemper County. Begins at 10 a.m. and lunch served at noon. Bring a covered dish and drinks, and join in on the food, fun and fellowship. Call Jerry and Carolyn Stevens at 656-2468.
June 1 Descendants of Earnest and Minnie White and Dave and Nellie Ingram are planning a reunion at Ernest White's home place in the Pine Springs community beginning at 10 a.m. Bring a covered dish and lawn chairs. Lunch begins at 1 p.m. For information, call Nettie Ingram White at 737-2580 or Velma White at 681-8492.
June 7 The George family reunion will be at Big Oak Methodist Church Family Life Center, off Highway 495 on Jackson Road. Event begins at 10 a.m.,bring a lunch. Contact Joann Braddock at 483-4794 or information.
June 14 The Annual County Line School Reunion will begin at 3:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Union. A pot luck meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship and memories.
June 14 Quitman High School Class of 1988 will be hold its 15-year reunion at Applebee's in Meridian at 5 p.m. All interested classmates and friends please attend. There will be a short program. Contact Linda Douglas Scott at (404) 289-7892, e-mail lynn702_2001@yahoo.com; Pamela Clark Pratt at (251) 765-3271, e-mail clarkp@vfc.com; Michael Sanders at (601) 917-4024; or Goldie Goodwin at (601) 776-2986.
June 14 The Ridout reunion will be at the Bethsadia Baptist Church Fellowship Hall off Highway 19 in the Bethsadia community south of Philadelphia. Lunch will be potluck. Family and friends of the late William Arch and Lena (Hardy) Ridout are invited. Call Kathy Ridout at (601) 656-1851 for more information.
June 27-28 Meridian High School Class of 1968 reunion. Friday events will be at Howard Johnson Convention Center. The cost is $25 per person. Please make advance reservations and make checks playable to MHS Class of 68 and mail to P.O. Box 3830, Meridian , MS 39303. For information, call Terry Anderson at 635-5515 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.
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 12 Clarkdale's Class of 1977 reunion is at Okatibbee Reservoir starting at 2 p.m. Call Tina Estes (601) 485-2692 or e-mail Donnie Hayes at dhayes@sisna.com for information.
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 hold 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 hold 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 hold 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 Oak Grove High School Class of 1993 is holding its 10-year reunion the weekend of July 19. Events are planned for: Friday evening, Saturday noon (includes children), and will conclude with a sit-down banquet on 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 485-4219, 482-2444 or 483-4156.