Society

REUNIONS

The Reporter welcomes news of homecomings a nd sc hool or class reunions. There is no charge. E-mail to bill@rockdalereporter.com or fax to 446-5317.

Nelson family reunion

MILANO—The annual Nelson family reunion will be held Sunday, May 30 in the Milano Civic Center. Doors will open at 10 a.m., a covered dish lunch will be served at noon featuring a silent auction.

Family and friends are invited to attend and bring lunch and silent auction items and enjoy food and fellowship. More information: Barbara Starr, 446-6459, or Dorothy Muston, 446-2690.

Doss family reunion

The annual Doss family reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5 at the New Salem Home Demonstration Clubhouse at Fair Park, according to Debbie Doss Gage. More information: phone 210-659-0321 or fax 210-659- 8833.

Modesette reunion

The Modesette family reunion will be held at 9 a.m. Sunday, June 6 at the Thorndale VFW Hall, north FM 486. Attendees should bring a covered dish. Paper goods, eating utensils, bread and drinks will be furnished. Family/friends invited.— Merle Culp, 446-3653

46th Appelt reunion

The 46th Appelt reunion will be Sunday, June 6 at Appelt’s Hill Hall in Hallettsville. Lunch will be served at noon. Meat, drinks and paper goods will be furnished. Attendees should bring a side dish or dessert, an item for a prize-drawing, photos for sharing or copying and family tree information. Information: Linda Ward, secretary, 512-250-5230 or atdward15@austin.rr.com

Mack family reunion

The 2010 Ollie and Versie Mack family reunion will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 31 in the Patterson Civic Center in Rockdale. A barbecue lunch will be served at 1 p.m.

Reunion fee is $40 per family (up to 5 members), $5 extra per family member, $10 for senior citizens and $15 for guests. Pay in advance or fee will be collected at door.

Attendees should bring a side dish or dessert. Information: Hamilton Mack at hmack@hot.rr.com or 254-774-8380, or Obbie Mack, 512-446-6626.

RHS Class of 1941

The RHS Class of 1941 will hold its annual reunion June 12-13 at the Kountry Inn Restaurant. Visiting with classmates and friends will be from 1 until 4 p.m. Saturday with dinner at 7 p.m.

Following breakfast Sunday morning, the class will attend Rockdale’s homecoming at the Patterson Civic Center. “Class members are asked to bring one of their ‘special things’,” said Natha Lee House, publicist. More information: 1725 Heritage Parkway, No. 26105, Sherman TX 75092-4280.

71st LaGrone reunion

MILANO—The 71st annual LaGrone family reunion will be held Friday through Sunday, June 18-20 at the residence of Norine LaGrone.

Live music and a variety of food and games are planned during one of the longest-running family reunions in the state.

Friday is workers’ night with a Mexican dinner to be served for those who help set up, while Saturday’s ice cream social will include hamburgers and hot dogs. Saturday night will also feature the sixth annual LaGrone Muster ceremony.

The main reunion will begin with lunch at noon Sunday with barbecue brisket, chicken, sausage and all the trimmings and a huge array of side dishes and desserts.

Basketball, volleyball, softball, horseshoes and dominoes will be played. “Come and spend Father’s Day weekend with the kinfolks,” Bill Martin, publicist, said.

RHS Class of 1955

The RHS Class of 1955 will hold a reunion from 1 until 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 12 at Taqueria Banda’s meeting room.

Visitors are welcome. For more information call Wilma Owens at 446-6278.

RHS Class of 1980

The RHS Class of 1980 will hold its 30th-year class reunion at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 12 at The Ranch. Classmates and guests are responsible for their own costs including cover charge, food and beverages.

Classmates: send name, mailing address, phone numbers and e-mail address to Carol Matous Worley at cmatous1@yahoo.com, phone 760-5497; Gaye Quinney Bland, gaye@blandcc.com, phone 760-6702; or Angela White, afox1018@aol.com, phone 713- 582-6923.

Classmates are asked to send any contact information on former teachers or classmates who attended RHS but moved away before graduation.

Aycock exes reunion

Aycock Alumni Association will hold its annual reunion of former students of the Aycock School in Rockdale Friday through Sunday, June 18-20, according to Darleen Douglas, spokesperson.

On Friday, June 18, the former students will hold a meet-and-greet at the home of Preston Moultrie, 800 Metcalfe.

Saturday, June 19 will be the main event to be held in the New Salem Clubhouse at Fair Park. A variety of entertainment is planned.

Send registration to Aycock Alumni, PO Box 1160, Rockdale TX 76567. Registration is $30 per person, $50 per couple, $10 for ages 12-18, $5 for age 5-11.

Information: call 512-832-4177.

RHS Class of 1970

The RHS Class of 1970 will hold its 40th-year reunion on Saturday, July 10 at the Patterson Civic Center, according to Tom Guthrie, spokesman.

Doors will open at 3 p.m. and the reunion will include a meal and door prizes. “We welcome teachers and friends from other classes to come and visit,” Guthrie said.

Information needed on following classmates (call Guthrie at 446- 6615): Viola Lamere Mueller, Calvin Jones, Helen Diver Rogers, Donna Kopecky Westbrook, Wanda Patterson Lively, Candace Green Carter, Roberta Richards Tillery, Alfred Gest, Mae Brooks, Barbara Jones Blanton, Mike Cryer, William Murray, Judy Weiser Young and Terry Jackson.

Buckholts reunion

BUCKHOLTS—The annual Buckholts School reunion and homecoming will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 5 at Buckholts SPJST hall. Catered BBQ lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for $8. Public is invited.—E.J. Provasek


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