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franklin county times


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July 16-18 The descendants of Richard and Julie Shanks and the children of Ruby and Viola Edwards will hold a reunion at Archusa Water Park in Quitman. Cost is $60 for married families and $30 for singles. Senior citizens 70 years and older are free. A memory book will be available for an extra $10. Please turn in money as soon as possible. To request information or send money, contact Eula Gates Leggett, 1865 Shubuta Eucutta Road, Shubuta, MS 39360, (601) 687-5730, or Jerlean Edwards Pruitt, 9690 Highway 18 West, Quitman, MS 39355, (601) 776-5828.
July 24 Family and friends of Bradie Watson Price are invited to a family reunion. The event will be in the Temple Theatre ballroom on 24th Avenue in downtown Meridian beginning at 11 a.m. Bring food and drinks for lunch. For more information, call Jimmy Hoffer at 482-3228, Dot Price Hoffer at 485-4332, Nell Joiner DuLaney at 681-9929 or Nelda Jones Dearman at 483-5170.
July 31 The Tuxedo Reunion will be at the Church of the Mediator, 3825 35th Ave., Meridian from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Bring a covered dish; drinks will be furnished. For information, call Eula Fae Latham at 483-6802.
July 31 Meridian High School Class of 1969 will hold its 35th reunion at 7 p.m. at Howard Johnsons. Call 482-4027 or send e-mail to Mhsclassof69@yahoo.com.
Aug. 24-28 The USS Saint Paul (CA-73) and the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708) Association will hold its 11th reunion in Boston, Mass. The organization is trying to contact former crew members. Contact, George M. Takis Jr., 125 Spaulding Drive N.E., Atlanta, GA 30328; call (770) 393-3185; or send e-mail to gtakisatlcom.net@mindspring.com. Aug. 25-29 USS Maddox Destroyer Association Reunion (DD168, DD622, DD731) will be held in Kansas City, Mo. Contact Cliff Gillespie, 215 Wichita Ave., No. 605, Huntington Beach, CA 92648; (714) 960-5283; or send e-mail to cwgilles45@aol.com.
Sept. 11 USS Forrestal CVA/VC/AVT-59 annual reunion will be held aboard the Caribbean Princess Cruise Ship departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. for a seven-day western Caribbean cruise. Contact Brian Forrester at (800) 998-1228 or send e-mail to brian@cruiseholidaysaz.com. You can register online at www.cruiseholidaysaz.com.
Sept. 17-19 Meridian High School Class of 1954 is planning its 50th reunion. For more details, call Hookey at (601) 737-5387.
Sept. 30-Oct. 2 Navy reunion of the USS Sperry (AS-12) Association will be in Baltimore, Md., at Days Hotel Timonium. Contact Arnold Ross, 2916 Colonial Drive, Dickinson, TX 77539; call (281) 534-2459 or send e-mail to ARoss14573@aol.com.
Oct. 22-23 Pascagoula High School Class of 1964 is planning its 40th reunion. Current addresses are needed for all classmates. Please send any information or questions to PHS 40th Class Reunion Committee, 4615 Willow St., Pascagoula, MS 39567 or send e-mail to neast9082@bellsouth.net.
Upcoming Meridian High School Class of 1995 is preparing for its 10-year reunion. Please e-mail your contact information to mhs1995@hotmail.com.
Upcoming The West Kemper High School Class of 1989 is looking for classmates for an upcoming reunion. Call Cassandra Donald Oliver at (601) 743-4094 or Rodney Wooten at (601) 486-4763.
Upcoming The N.H. Pilate High School Alumni Committee is searching for former classmates who attended N.H. Pilate Vocational or Newton Vocational High School between 1938 and 1970. A reunion is set for 2005. Regular meetings are held the last Friday of each month. For information, write N.H. Pilate High School Alumni Committee, P.O. Box 467, Newton, MS 39345.
Upcoming The Boose family reunion will be in Saginaw, Mich., this year. Family members in the Hickory community meet on the first Sunday of each month for planning. For information, send e-mail to potts5615@aol.com.
Upcoming Union Class of 1994 is planning a reunion. Contact Mandy White at (336) 996-8965 or (336) 665-7622. You can also send e-mail to mdogw@aol.com or mwhit33@sears.com.
Upcoming Longdale School Reunion Committee of Neshoba County is searching for people who were principals, teachers or students at the school from 1949-1963. Send name and address to Longdale Reunion Committee, P.O. Box 742, Philadelphia, MS 39350. You also can call (601) 656-1007, (601) 656-2258 or (601) 362-8010.