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REUNIONS

The Reporter welcomes news of family and class reunions. There is no charge. Email bill@rockdalereporter.com or fax to 512-446-5317.

Downey-Williamson

MILANO—The Downey-Williamson family reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14 at the Milano Community Center.

“Meet and get reacquainted and brought up- to- date since last year, with lunch to be served at noon and an auction in the afternoon,” said Mary Dockall, spokesperson. “There will be plenty of visiting and games.” FMI: email mary.dockall@ me.com or call 602-619- 4227.

50th Appelt Reunion

HALLETTSVILLE—The Appelt family reunion will celebrate its 50th year on Sunday, June 1 at Appelt’s Hill Hall in Hallettsville. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. and 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 information to update their “limb” on the family tree. FMI: Theresa Voelkel, 361-798-1095, or email tvoelkel@yahoo.com.

Pruett family reunion

A Pruett family reunion will be held in Rockdale on Sept. 1 (location still to be determined) for descendants of Henry T. Pruett (1822-1912) and William Harvey Pruett (1848-1934).

The family came to Texas from Alabama via Mississippi in the 1850s on a covered wagon train. This will be the first family reunion since 1955.

Henry T. Pruett had 9 children: James, William, Daniel ( Thomas), Henry, John, Sarah (Sally) Simmons, Elaine (Ella) Simmons, Mary Jane Moses, and the youngest, Thomas. The boys spread out to different parts of Texas.

FMI: Thomas Pruett in Centralia, IL, 618-339-6478, or Donna Hammond Lane, 512-568-1070, in Austin. Visit reunion Facebook page www.facebook.com/ PruettReunion2014.— Donna Hammond Lane, daughter of Dorothy Pruett

RHS Class of 1964

The 50th-year reunion of the RHS Class of 1964 will be June 7-8 in conjunction with the Rockdale Homecoming.

Contact information is needed from class members. Send to one of the following: Don Cumbie at dcumbie@suddenlink.net or call 979-777-3391; Diane Weems Fishero at dfishero@hughes.net or call 832- 457-2546; or L.B. Kubiak at lkubiak@sbcglobal.net or call 512-446-6404.

RHS Class of 1984

Rockdale High School Class of 1984 will hold a 30th-year reunion on Friday, July 25 at The Ranch and Saturday, July 26 at Apache Pass.

Contact info is needed for class members Albert Carson, Karl Gerthe, Russell Yakesch, Monica Yanes, Darlene Clark, Reno Yanes, Jessica Cook, Robert Marburger, Joy Davis, Johnny Norwood, Johnny Owens, Loretta Peeples, John Edmonds, Barbara Sanders, Elizabeth Elizondo.

FMI: Lee Jenkins, 512-760- 5000 or leejenkins75@hotmail.com.


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