June 29, 2014 



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, attention of “Reunions.”


Southwest High School Class Reunion of 1974

5 p.m. July 18, meet at Claystone Park at Lake Tobesofkee for dinner. 6 p.m. July 19, main event will be in the Alexander Ballroom at the Coliseum in Macon for a semi-formal dinner. July 20, a cookout at Central City Park. Cost: $75 per person. Deadline for payment is June 15. Contact Stephanie Davis Johnson at 913-687-1056 or George Lipford at 919-270-2825 or the “Celebrating our 40th class reunion Southwest High School class of 74” Facebook page.

School Reunion For Lanier-Central High School ROTC Instructor David L. Carter, Former Macon Mayor

July 25-27 at Lake Tobesofkee and the Monument Room at the Macon Coliseum. For all friends and former ROTC Cadets. To say thank you to Major/Mayor Carter for dedicated service to country and community. Instructor from 1962-1990. In search of donations to help defray some of the costs for the venue (audio visual, security, the meal, etc.). Will be acknowledged in the program. Call 478-803-3063 for more information.

Upward Bound Class of 1968, 46th

Special invite for classes through 1972. Any Upward Bounder, regardless of class year, or completion of the program is welcome also. Held Aug. 1-2 at Mercer University. Dress is formal/semi-formal. Contact James Norwood at or 770-996-3430 or Christy Hill-Inman at or 478-474-7637 for more information.


Sams and Wimberly 40th Family Reunion

Descendants of Alice Sams and Hal Wimberly are making plans for a reunion in July in Georgia. Contact Sue Lou Stanley or Leroy Jackson at 478-741-9547.

Cheeves, Mills, McClinton, Willcox, and Woolfolk Family Reunion

1 p.m. July 4, Claystone Park at Lake Tobesofkee in Macon. Contact Bernice Mills-Thomas at 478-745-8895 or 478-808-3990.

Woolfolk Family Reunion

The descendants of Bertha Dean, Della Davis, Edith Knight, Addie Anderson, Lula White, Everlene Sanders and Pearline Kitchens are hosting a family reunion, Noon-8 p.m. July 5 at Tabernacle Lake, 881 Tharpe Road, Musella. Call Hilda at 770-316-2602; Corlette Banks at 770-714-9039; or Vanessa Aaron Fuller at 478-461-3545.

Slaughter Family Reunion

Reunion for the descendants of Henry and Alice Slaughter is planned for Aug. 2-3. Contact Virginia T. Story, 478-477-8952 or Sandra T. Redding, 478-994-1081.


USS Boston CA-69, CAG-1, and SSN-703 Reunion

The 2014 reunion of all USS Boston ships will be held in Danvers, Massachusetts, from July 10-13. All former crew members USN, USMC, flag personnel and family members are welcome. For details, contact USS BOSTON Shipmates, Inc., Arthur L. Hebert, Secretary, 2047 Milesville Road, Elon, NC, 27244-8929 or call 603-672-8772.

USS IWO JIMA (LPH2/LHD7) Shipmates Reunion

Aug. 27-31, Crowne Plaza Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. Contact: Robert G. McAnally, 152 Frissell St., Hampton, VA, 23663 or 757-723-0317, or visit the website

USS Long Beach, CGN-9 Association, Inc.

Reunion is Sept. 8-14 in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63134. Your room rate is $89 including all taxes and includes breakfast for two people. Make sure you ID yourself as a member of the USS Long Beach Association reunion. Phone 314-426-5500. For more information contact Don Shade, 866-352-2469 or 716-569-2314. Email or

USS Mount McKinley Association, 26th Reunion

Sept. 17-21 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. For veterans and associate members from 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 commissioned service. Contact Dwight L. Janzen, Secretary, 2515 E. North Altamont Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-4247; call 509-534-3649 or e-mail, (preferred contact).

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