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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.

Modesette reunion

THORNDALE— The annual Modesette reunion will be held Sunday, June 1 at the Thorndale VFW Hall on FM 486 north. Doors will open at 10 a.m., said Merle Culp, spokesperson. A covered dish lunch will be served at noon. Tea, coffee, paper goods and bread will be furnished. FMI: 512-446-3653.

Downey-Williamson

MILANO—The Downey-Williamson reunion will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14 at the Milano Community Center. “Lunch will be served at noon and an auction will be held in the afternoon,” said Mary Dockall. “There will be plenty of visiting and games.” FMI: 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 reunion will be held in Rockdale on Sept. 1 (location TBA) 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 Thomas.

FMI: Thomas Pruett, 618- 339- 6478, or Donna Hammond Lane, 512- 568-1070. Visit Facebook page www.facebook.com/PruettReunion2014.

RHS Class of 1964

The 50th-year reunion of the RHS Class of 1964 will meet 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

RHS Class of 1984 will hold a 30th-year reunion 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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