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Reunions

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April 24 Cleveland High School reunion will be at the Community Center on Highway 16 in Kemper County at 11 a.m. All former teachers, students and friends are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the fun.
April 24 Family reunion for the descendants of John N. Brooks and Millicent Moore is at the Collinsville Community Center. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon with all the excellent food that everyone so graciously prepares each year. Invited to this year's reunion are descendants of Betty Brooks and William "Billy" Thames; Mary Brooks and Nathaniel Pierce Dean; Millie Brooks and John Dennis Harrison; Martha Brooks and Will Castles and second husband Wiley Johnson; William Robert and Martha Hitt Brooks; Jesse "Tom" and Mandy Williams Brooks; William Henry "Will" and Mary Beeman Brooks; Hardy Marshall and Georgia Lou Castles Brooks; Berry and Estelle Calvert Brooks; and Walter and Carrie Clearman Brooks. For information, contact Allen Francis "Frank" Harrison at (228) 249-6631 or send e-mail to pops1939@hotmail.com.
April 25 The descendants of John Ruben and Lou Smith Bozeman will meet for their 49th annual reunion at the Lions Club Building in Madden. The reunion will begin at 10 a.m. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day.
April 30-May 1 Members of the Class of 1954 from Central High School in Jackson are planning a reunion. Plans are being finalized for two nights of talking, eating and having fun. It is not too late to register. Call (601) 956-6835 or send e-mail to clingcom@sprintmail.com.
May 1 The Gressett-Castle reunion will be at the Mellen Masonic Lodge #138 on Chestnut Street in downtown Chunky. Directions: Exit I/20 to Chunky-Duffee Road south to Chunky. At Highway 80 intersection, Chestnut Street is directly across Highway 80 and lodge is visible on the right. Family and friends are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish, lawn chair and games for kids. Call Donna Wellman at 737-8806 or Evie Craven at 737-2765.
May 1 The descendants of Asa Joshua Walters and Minnie Atwood Walters, and Calvin M. Atwood and Nancy Jackson Atwood will hold a family reunion at Shelter #4 in Meridian's Highland Park beginning at noon. For more information, call 626-8737 or 482-2170.
May 1 Former teachers, students and employees of Dixie Highway School are invited to a reunion at the home of Richard and Kathy Johnson, 5919 Richard Johnson Road, Toomsuba. Lunch will be served at lunch. Please bring a vegetable or dessert dish. Other foods will be provided. Call 632-4559 or 479-2168.
May 1 The Ponta School Reunion will be at Andrew's Chapel Methodist Church Family Life Center, 9203 Hillview Drive, Meridian. Fellowship begins at 5 p.m. followed by a meal at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $12 per person. Make checks payable to: Ponta School Reunion, 7693 Highway 493, Meridian, MS 39305. Deadline is April 23. All former students, employees and their spouses are invited to attend. Call 681-8312 or 679-1887.
May 2 Family and friends of William Ezekiel Sanderson and Katherine Green Sanderson are invited to the 25th Annual Sanderson-Green Reunion. The event will be at Golden Memorial State Park in Sebastopol beginning at 10 a.m. Bring a covered dish and drinks for noon lunch. For information, call Carolyn Stevens and 656-2468 or Velda Jenkins at 635-3647.
May 15 Dixon Day will be held at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served picnic style. all former students, teachers, families and friends are invited to attend. For more information, call Patsy Davis at 656-3795 after 5 p.m.
May 21-23 Aleutian Island veterans reunion will be in Dyersburg, Tenn. All service branches, veterans, and spouses are welcome. For information and a registration blank, send self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Al King, P.O. Box 130327, Sunrise, FL 33313 by May 1 or call (954) 423-1852.
May 29 Clarkdale Class of 1994 will hold its class reunion at Clarkco State Park beginning at 11 a.m. For information, send e-mail to Keith, Margaret or Angie at Cdaleclassof 1994@aol.com.
May 29-30 The Piney Woods Junior College alumni class of 1965, 66 and 67 will have a reacquaintance reunion at The Best Western in Meridian. Classmates can make hotel reservations by calling (800) 528-1234. For information, call Willie Carter at 483-6475 to find out cost.
May 29-31 Whisenton High School of Kemper County, classes of 1960-1964, is planning a reunion. For more information, call Wilma Harbour Crockett at (601) 743-9086 or Gloria Welch at (601) 743-5901.
June 25-26 Meridian High School classes of 1980 and 1981 are planning a reunion to be held during the Meridianites Picnic. For information, call Mattie Curry Gordon at 483-4089.
July 9-10 Okolona College is planing a reunion. For information, call Alvin Thomas at (662) 447-5922; Mary Lowery Gates at (662) 447-3361; Myles Standfield at (662) 447-2235; Jimmy McClendon at (662) 767-3203; Louise Floyd Cole at (662) 447-2752; or Ella Collins at (662) 369-9582.
June 19 Meridian High School Class of 1989 has set the date for its 15-year reunion. More information to come. Questions call (601) 527-3054, (601) 482-0935, (601) 307-5896, (860) 599-2726 or send e-mail to MHSCLASSOF89.com.
June 25-26 To members of the Meridian High School Class of 1979. An eye-opener will be held on June 25 at The Hungry Heifer and the reunion will be June 26 at Meridian Museum of Art. Cost is $50, individual; $75, couple. In addition to expenses such as rental of the building, the fee will include food, a trolley ride through downtown Meridian, an 8-by-10 group photo, souvenir book. More details in the future. Please send your address (and the address of any other classmates you know) to ibrown@themeridianstar.com or Robin Rushing Ivey at kev@netdoor.com.
June 25-26 Meridian High School Class of 1974 will hold its reunion at the Jaycee Hall on Highway 39 North. Members will meet the first and third Sunday of each month beginning April 4 until the reunion at 6 p.m. at the Elks Metropolitan Lodge, 1423 34th Ave., for planning sessions. Tickets to the reunion are $30 for singles and $50 per couple. All classmates are asked to attend the planning meetings. Contact Miranda at 485-8198.

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