August 3, 2013 

REUNIONS

GUIDELINES

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

FAMILY REUNIONS

Pitts Family Reunion

The descendants of the Rev. Thomas Pitts and Ophelia Brown Pitts are planning a family reunion for Sept. 7 at North Macon Park, 815 North Macon Park Drive in Macon. Contact Domeka Harden-Smith at 478-476-9732.

SCHOOL REUNIONS

Peach County High School Class of 1973

Class meets 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.

Ballard-Hudson Class of 1967

Class will meet at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8, at Faith First Church, 3357 Rice Mill Road in Macon. For more information, contact Don Griggs at 478-477-0787.

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 susan.carpenter55@gmail.com. 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, and Dale Walker (Reeves) at 478-951-8302, or on Facebook at JCHS Class of 1978.

Southwest High School Class of 1973

The 40th class reunion will be held Aug. 17, from 7-11:30 p.m. at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Dinner will be served at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35 per person. Call Thad West at 478-719-5245 and 478-935-8684 or Joyce Randall Person at 478-784-1057 for tickets. Deadline for all ticket sales is Aug. 14.

Macon Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1963

Planning their 50th year reunion Aug. 24 in Macon. Contact Lynda Adams Grissom at 478-785-0083, email gggrissom@cox.net or call Mimi Harrison Brown at 478-994-5275.

Ballard Hudson Junior High Class of 1969

Class planning a picnic at 2 p.m. on Aug. 24, Central City Park. Contact Robert “Peokey” Curry at 478-318-7655 or James “Chip” Jackson at 478-256-8892.

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 nwemom@gmail.com or Larry Bartlett at lrybrtlt@cox.net.

Ballard-Hudson Class of 1963

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

Calhoun Consolidated High School Class of 1963

The 50th class reunion will be celebrated Sept. 3-6. For more information contact Maggie Horne Reeves at 478-452-4281 and 478-251-6452 or LaVerne Harris Hillman at 478-745-9122.

Macon County High School Class of 1976

The class will have their reunion Sept. 20-22 in Montezuma. All classmates and graduates contact Verna Dean Felton Walker at 478-967-2488.

Ballard-Hudson Classes of 1949-1970

7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Ramada Inn Conference Center, Forsyth. Hosted by the Ballard-Hudson class of 1969. Contact Eddye Seabrooks Langston at 478-501-2759 or P.C. Brooks at 478-718-6900 for more information.

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 DMHughesReunion@aol.com.

Upward Bound Class of 1968 Reunion

The class will commemorate their 45th reunion on Oct. 5 for classes 1968-1972. Any Upward Bounder invited regardless of class year, or completion of the program. Dress is formal/semi-formal. Contact James Norwood at 770-996-3430 or jamesnorwood@bellsouth.net; or Christy Hill-Inman at 478-474-7637 or llihenaid@yahoo.com.

Miller-Lanier High School Class of 1953 Reunion

The 60th class reunion will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 12, at the Brickyard Golf Club, 6000 Wesleyan Drive N., in Macon. Cost: $45 per person, cash bar. Call Bobby Lamb at 478-475-4648.

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 arletta830@aol.com or Edna York-Cade at ednabeatrice@aol.com.

MILITARY/SHIPS REUNIONS

The USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association, 20th Ships Reunion

Reunion held Sept. 9-15 at the Boise Hotel and Conference Center, 3300 S. Yale Ave., Boise, Idaho. Attendees shall make their own reservations by calling 855-611-1999 for a special rate of $89 per night taxes included. Be sure to ask for this rate for the USS Long Beach reunion. Cutoff date is Aug. 9. For more information, contact Don Shade at 866-352-2469, 716-569-2314 or Bob Nesbit at 864-608-3080.

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