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Beard-Caffey reunion draws 47
THORNDALE—The annual meeting of the R. M. Beard and Lillie Caffey descendants drew 47 attendees Sunday, Oct. 11 at the Senior Citizens Center in Thorndale. The morning was spent in visiting and reminiscing and a covered dish lunch was served.
After lunch a short business meeting was held. Of the eight remaining grandchildren, five were in attendance: Rufus Conoley of Houston, Agnes Wilder Bennett of Haines, Alaska, Nettie Dee Beard Harper of Thorndale, Betty Ralston Logan of Cedar Hill and Keith Ralston of Humble.
Rusty Herbert from Thailand traveled the greatest distance. Rufus Conoley was the oldest present and 4-month-old twins Michael and Kellie Keen, children of Jannon and Mike Keen, were the youngest.
Next meeting will be the second Sunday in October, 2010 at the same location.
Class of 1965 reunion this week
The RHS Class of 1965 will hold its 45th reunion on Oct. 23-25. Activities will include the Rockdale-Caldwell football game with an open reception following the game, and golf and dinner on Saturday, plus a Sunday brunch.
Class of 1957 to gather Saturday
MILANO—The Milano High School Class of 1957 will hold a reunion at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at Yum Yum's Restaurant in Bryan, according to Robert O'Neal. The group will move to Tanglewood Park later that day for coffee and cookies. For more information, call Melba Woolington, 979-268-1452.
RHS Class of '64 to meet Nov. 7
The RHS Class of 1964 will hold its 45thyear class reunion at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the New Salem Clubhouse at Fair Park, according to L.B. Kubiak. A catered meal will be served at 6 p.m. To register, contact Diane (Weems) Fishero at email@example.com.