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Reunions

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Today The descendants of Needham and Sarah Barnes Moore will hold a reunion at Nanih Waiya State Park in Winston County. Family and friends will meet at 11 a.m. and share a picnic lunch at noon. Bring a dish to share and a story to tell. Call Kenny Joe Hanna at (662) 773-7633 or Alfred Moore at (843) 795-8175.
July 19 Members of Meridian High School Class of 1964 will hold a planning meeting for their reunion at 5:30 p.m. at Best Western in Meridian. For information, call Pat Reinhold at 483-4103 or Nelda Dearman at 483-5170.
July 23 The Turnage National Family Reunion is scheduled for July 23-25 in Bossier City, La. Reunion hosts are Martha (Jackie) Turnage Rogers and her daughter, Mattie Cumberland. For information or to make reservations for the banquet and motel rooms, call (601) 655-8150.
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 Members of Meridian High School Class of 1994 will meet at Ryan's Steakhouse banquet room at 12:30 p.m. for reunion planning. The reunion is set for Sept. 10-11. Registration and fees for weekend reunion is $100 per person. Fee includes class member, spouse, children, rental of banquet rooms at Quality Inn, park pavilion, DJ, band, food activities and souvenirs. For information, call 483-0851 or 626-7985.
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.
July 31 The annual Southern Reunion begins at 11 a.m. at the pavilion at ClarkCo State Park. This year's reunion will honor Alberta (Aunt Shorty) Southern Busby, last living child of Jim and Lucy Southern. The event is covered dish and also will feature special singing, drawings for prizes, and a special drawing for a quilt with Southern Family pictures made by Aunt Shorty. For more information, call any Southern Family member, or 601-659-4541 or 601-776-3062.
Aug. 14 Meridian High School Class of 1951 will hold its reunion at Mike Anderson's Seafood Restaurant, 406 Classic Drive, Hattiesburg. Hospitality hour is from 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. Casual dress. Major hotels are located nearby on Highway 49 (Hawthorn Suites are next door). For information, call or write Don Hall, Eight Northgate Dr., Laurel, MS 39440, (601) 649-2437 or (610) 577-6384; or e-mail: Transico@comcast.net or: Msmagnolia51@aol.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. 3-4 Welch/Whitaker Reunion at the home of Chuck &Sandra Welch Niehuss, 8539 Lakewood Circle, Lauderdale (Dalewood). Pictures needed for display; prepare to share family stories. Catfish fry, Sept. 3 at 6 p.m.; barbecue, Sept. 4, 3 p.m. Registration, $40 per person. Send by Aug. 14 to: Sandra Niehuss,8539 Lakewood Circle, Lauderdale, MS. Best Western Motel, Meridian, has a special rate for reunion. For more information, call Peggy at 693-3210, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., weekdays. For additional information about reunion, call Sandra Niehuss, 632-1718 or 604-1718; Robert Charles Welch, 632-1040; or Edith Welch, 632-1138
Sept. 10-11 Meridian High School Class of 1994 is planning its 10-year reunion. Monthly meetings are held the last Saturday of each month at Ryan's Steakhouse banquet room at 12:30 p.m. Registration and fees for weekend reunion are $100 per person. Fee includes class member, spouse, children, rental of banquet rooms at Quality Inn, park pavilion, DJ, band, food activities and souvenirs. For information, call 483-0851 or 626-7985.
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 Meridian High School Class of 1964 will hold its 40-year reunion. Planning meetings are being held monthly. For information, call Nelda Dearman at 483-5170 or Pat Collins Reinhold at 483-4103.
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.

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