April 13, 2013 


The deadline for reunions is noon Tuesday to submit announcements that will appear in the following Sunday’s paper. Submissions should be e-mailed to with “Reunions” in the subject line. Fax submissions to (478) 744-4385 to the attention of “Reunions.”


Shinholster Family

4 p.m. Sunday, family reunion meeting at the home of Ira and Janice Horne. Asbell Road, Irwinton. Call (478) 946-3635 or (478) 456-0938.

Bridges Family

9 a.m. (eat at 1 p.m.), April 27, Pineview Community Center, Ga. 112, Pineview. Bring covered dish. Friends welcome. Bring old photos or memories to share on a display table that will be set up. Descendants of Ethel, Elijah, Perry, Annie, Cliff, Joe, George, Buddy (Jesse), Preston, Date (Gus), Bill, Bivins, William, Teeny, Anderson, Tillie, Bertha, Sadie, James, Alfred, Floyd, Henry, Marvin, Sperley and Grady Bridges are welcome. Contact Minnie B. Davis at or (478) 923-4061 or Ann B. Ray at or (478) 397-1708.

Clark, Wicker and Hayles Families

Reunion planned for July 19-21 at the Hephzibah Children’s Home, 6601 Zebulon Road, Macon. Call Faye or Shameca Mitchell at (478) 719-3087 or (478) 747-8348.

Simon and Viney Watkins Sr.

The descendants of Simon and Viney Watkins Sr. of Laurens County and Wilkinson County are planning a 2013 Watkins family reunion for July 26-28 in Pittsburgh. Contact host Patricia Wallace-Mounds at (412) 654-9027 or email


Twiggs County High School Class Reunion for Classes 1935-1965

Doors open 6 p.m. Saturday at Twiggs Academy, 961 Hamlin Floyd Road, Jeffersonville. Meal will begin at 7 p.m. and is catered by the championship barbecue team Dixie-Que of Gray. Cost: $15 per person or $30 per couple. Call Winnie Kicklighter at (478) 986-6221 to reserve your seat.

Warner Robins High School Class of 1963

50th reunion planned for Friday and Saturday at the International Centre, West Town Park, 508 Osigian Blvd., Warner Robins. Contact Ricky Thompson at (478) 953-4005 or

Ballard-Hudson High School Class of 1968

45th reunion is June 8-9 at the Macon Marriott City Center Hotel. For more information contact, Ishmell Felder, (478) 718-1187; Annie Mercer, (478) 474-8213; or James Wright, (478) 405-0371.

Northeast Class of 1976

Class of 1976 will be having their 55th birthday bash at 8 p.m. June 29, at the Macon Conference Center on Riverside Drive. Tickets are $15 per person for anyone interested in attending. Call (478) 951-5961 or .

Peter G. Appling Class of 1963

The Peter G. Appling Class of 1963 is holding its 50th reunion Aug. 9-10 at the Macon Marriott City Center Hotel. For more information, call Sammie Hall at (478) 935-8851 or (478) 390-0508, or Lula M. Ryder at (478) 741-5984.

Warner Robins High School Class of 1973

The Warner Robins High School Class of 1973 is holding its 40th reunion Aug. 9-10. Send your email address to All WRHS grads welcome. Call Susan at (478) 397-3219.

Jones County High School Class of 1978

The Jones County High School class of 1978 is holding its 35th class reunion Aug. 16-17. For more information, contact Mitch Morrison at (478) 731-9333, Tim Cooper at (478) 955-8627, Dale Walker (Reeves) at (478) 951-8302 or Facebook at JCHS Class of 1978.

Ballard Hudson Class of 1963

Class is planning their 50th reunion for August 31, at the Macon Marriott City Center. Contact James Goodrum, (478) 390-4496 or Donnie Brox, (478) 973-6637.

Dudley M. Hughes High School Classes of 1966-71

The Dudley M. Hughes Class of 1968 is planning its 45th reunion for early fall 2013. Classmates from 1966-1971 are invited. Also invited are faculty members from this time period. To be placed on the mailing list, please call Peggy at (478) 784-0977 or Lillian at (770) 228-5937 or send an email to


Former Girl Scouts of Middle Georgia Reunion

Former Girl Scouts are planning a reunion at Camp Martha Johnston on May 4. For more information, send an email with subject line “Girl Scouts” to or call Kathy at (478) 747-3170.


3294TH USARF School

A reunion is being planned. For more information, e-mail or call (478) 390-5911.

USS Iwo Jima (LPH2/LHD7) Shipmates Reunion

For all ships company and embarked Navy and Marine Corps personnel. Oct. 2-6 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego. Contact Robert G. McAnally, 152 Frissell St., Hampton, VA 23663. For more information, call Robert at (757) 723-0317, e-mail or visit

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