May 4, 2013 



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


Marshall 15th Family Reunion

Reunion will be held 10 a.m.-noon June 29 at Lizella United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 2920 S. Lizella Road, Lizella. Bring photos and other memorabilia that you wish to share. Descendants and friends of Joseph and Nancy Layfield Marshall’s children and spouses: James Franklin (Adaline Kitchens), Rebecca Frances (William Edwards), Sarah Ann (Anderson Arnold), John Loudy (Sarah Walker and Martha Tharp), Mary Elizabeth (Columbus Madison Newberry), Cicero Harrison (Mary Ann Eubanks and Susie A. Hamlin), Martha Ann (Thomas Calvin Arnold), Henry Doss (Rosannah Hunnicutt), Amelia (Jones Washington Arnold), Joseph Jr. (Sarah Hunnicutt) are invited. Everyone is also invited to join the family on June 28, at 6 p.m. at S&S Cafeteria on Eisenhower Parkway in Macon for dinner. Call (478) 935-8364 or e-mail

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


Ballard-Hudson Class of 1967

Class will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Faith First Church, 3357 Rice Mill Road, Macon, to plan a summer reunion. For more information, call Don Griggs, (478) 477-0787.

Willingham-McEvoy Class of ’66 Summer Social

2-10 p.m. Saturday at Lake Tobesfkee, Claystone Park. Catered by Finchers. $15 each or $25 for couples. Send checks to Mary Ann Moore, HR Assistant, State Bank and Trust Co., P. O. Box 4748, Macon, GA 31208.

Jones County High School Class of 1983

Thirtieth class reunion planned for May 31-June 1 in Macon. For more information, contact Tony Hall at (478) 808-1835 or; Sylvia Grant Williams at (478) 955-1715; or Kim Williams Mancin at (478) 972-5888 or You can also look on Facebook at Jones County 30th Class Reunion.

D.F. Douglass and Macon County High School Classes of 1973

Fortieth combined class reunion planned for May 31-June 2. If you are interested in participating, please contact Bennie R. Solomon at (478) 244-0457, Phyllis S. Walker at (478) 825-5122, Eddie Walker at (478) 952-9342 or Shirley Sanders Kendrick at (478) 235-0822. You can also send contact information to or for more information.

Ballard-Hudson High School Class of 1968

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

Northeast Class of 1978

Class is planning their 35th class reunion for July 27-28 at the National Association of Letter Carriers, located at 4495 Chapel Hill Drive (next to the Coca-Cola building, Macon. Cost is $80. For more information, contact Sandra Mitchell at (478) 719-3087 or Celestine Milner at (478) 361-3857.

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.

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.

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 Aug. 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


The USS Mount McKinley Association, 25th Reunion

Reunion will be held Sept. 18-22 in Portland, Oregon, for veterans and associate members of all branches of the military that served on the Amphibious Force Flagship, USS Mount McKinley AGC/LCC-7 and Associate members from the Flagship Alliance group that served on one of the other AGC’s during their years of commissioned service. Contact Dwight L. Janzen, Secretary, 2515 E. North Altamont Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-4247. Phone: (509) 534-3649 (evenings and weekends). Email

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