May 25, 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.”


Shinholster Family Reunion

The Shinholster family reunion will have their last meeting before the reunion in July on Sunday, at 2:30 p.m., at the home of Ira Lee Horne. There will be a dance on Friday at 8 p.m. at Chocolate City, Ga. 57, in Irwinton. Free. Drinks will be provided.

Reunion for Descendants of Ed and Susie Smith and Willie and Omie Wood

The 89th reunion will be Saturday in Sandersville. A meet-and-greet, dutch treat lunch and dinner, game time and luncheon are planned. Call Lehman Wood at (478) 986-8768 or email for more information and directions.

Pleasant Hill Family Reunion

10 a.m.-8 p.m. June 8. Celebrating the seventh reunion. Call Amanda White, (478) 318-2877.

Barnes-Mosley Family Reunion Meeting

1 p.m. June 8, reunion request all local family members attend meeting at Miracle Bible Way Church, 2865 Columbus Road, Macon. Reunion will be held July 19-21. Contact Rachel Grey, (478) 743-8535.

Marshall 15th Family Reunion

Reunion will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. with a covered-dish lunch at noon on 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 email

Descendants of the Rev. W.E. and Leathan Hall Harris Family Reunion

Family members are from Wilkinson County in Gordon. Reunion in Orlando, Fla., July 18-21. Call Charlie Harris, (772) 519-6426.

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.

Eubanks Family Reunion

The Eubanks family reunion will be held July 24-27 in Riverside, Calif. Email or Mail: Eubanks Family Reunion, PO Box 9841, Moreno Valley, CA 92552. Call Carolyn Eubanks Grecia at (562) 900-1599; Ann Eubanks at (951) 902-5452; or Lynn Eubanks at (951) 201-4064.

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


Jones County High School Class of 1983

Thirtieth class reunion planned for Friday and Saturday in Macon. 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.

Peach County High School Class of 1973

Class meets each first Saturday of the month at 3 p.m. at Fort Valley State University to make plans for their 40th class reunion. Reunion planned for Oct. 11-12. Call (478) 714-4079 or (770) 316-7334.

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

Fortieth combined class reunion planned for Friday-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 Class of 1967

Meeting for class reunion will be held at 6:30 p.m. on June 6 at Faith First Church, 3357 Rice Mill Road in Macon. Reunion will be July 13, with a one day bus trip to Savannah and a worship service on July 14. Call Don Griggs, (478) 477-0787.

Ballard-Hudson High School Class of 1968

Forty-fifth reunion is June 7-9. Events include: June 7, attending First Friday night. 11 a.m. June 8, faculty and alumni luncheon at Ballard Hudson Middle School. Cost: $20 per person. 7:30 p.m. June 8, reunion banquet at the Macon Marriott City Center Hotel at the Macon Centreplex. Cost: $100 for classmates and $50 per guest. June 9, church service at Bethel AME Church on Mumford Road. For more information contact, Ishmell Felder at (478) 718-1187; Annie Mercer at (478) 474-8213; or James Wright at (478) 405-0371.

Northeast Classof 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

Southwest Class of 1988 25th Reunion

July 19, meet and greet. July 20, dance. Check on Facebook on Southwest Class of 1988 group for more information or (478) 741-6541 or (478) 345-6304.

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