June 15, 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.”


Northeast Class of 1983

Class reunion planned for June 28-30. On June 28 at 8 p.m., the class will meet and greet at the Macon Motor Boat Club. On June 29 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the class will have a family picnic at Lake Tobesofkee and at 8 p.m. the class banquet and dance will be held at the Hephzibah Children’s Dining Hall, 6601 Zebulon Road in Macon. Reunion concludes on June 30, with Sunday worship at Union Baptist Church. Cost is $100 for each classmate and $60 for their guest. Call Sheila Williams, (478) 737-6126 for more information.

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

Mills, Chieves, McClinton Family Reunion

Reunion planned from noon-until on July 4 at Lake Tobesofkee Claystone Park Pavilion. Contact Bernice Mills Thomas at (478) 808-3990 or (478) 745-8895 for more information.

Joint Family Reunion of The Ham’s and Britt’s

A covered dish reunion will be at 11 a.m. (eat at noon) July 6, at the Pineview Community Center, Ga. 112, Pineview. Descendants and friends of John Warren Ham and Martha Edna Dennard Ham along with the descendants and friends of Collis Evans Britt and Lois Crenshaw Britt. Contact Janie McDuffie at (770) 942-9426 or Carla C. Parks at (229) 322-5916.

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

Family members are from Wilkinson County in Gordon. Reunion in Orlando, Fla., on 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


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.

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

Ballard-Hudson Class of 1967

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.

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.

Maggie Califf Class of 1958

Class will be celebrating their 55th reunion on July 20 from 8-11 p.m. at the Jonesco Club House, 834 Ga. 22 E., Gray and July 21 from 3-5 p.m. at Mount Salem Baptist Church, 159 Cleveland St., Gray. Anyone who started out with that class in 1953 is welcome to attend. Contact Dorothy Mims Daniel, (478) 986-3445. Cost: $75 per person and $125 per couple. The deadline for all money is June 28.

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. Meetings will be held the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Stone Academy (formerly, the Booker T. Washington Community Center), 391 Monroe St., Macon. 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.

Macon Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963

Planning their 50th year reunion on Aug. 24, in Macon. Contact Lynda Adams Grissom at (478) 785-0083, e-mail or Mimi Harrison Brown at (478) 994-5275.

Jones County High School Class of 1968

Class will hold its 45th reunion at 5 p.m. Aug. 24, with a memory tour of the old High School first, then at 6:30 p.m. will eat at Jalapeno’s Restaurant in Gray. For more information, contact Nancy Wicker Ellspermann at or Larry Bartlett at

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.

Calhoun Consolidated High School of Irwinton Class of 1963

50th class reunion celebrated on Sept. 3-6. For more information contact Maggie Horne Reeves, (478) 452-4281 or (478) 251-6452 or LaVerne Harris Hillman, (478) 745-9122.

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

Central, Northeast and Southwest High Schools Class of 1971

Central, Northeast, and Southwest High Schools class of 1971 is planning a party to celebrate their 60th birthday on Nov. 30. For more information email Arletta Sims at or Edna York-Cade at .


The USS Mount McKinley Association, 25th Reunion

Reunion will be held Sept. 18-22 in Portland, Ore., 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

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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