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Week Ending September 12, 2003
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Brady School Reunion at the Community House...All friends and relatives are invited to our Brady School Reunion on October 4, 2003 at 9:00AM.  Bring pictures and memos from the past and present and enjoy just visiting.  We hope to have two of our previous teachers present.    

Center High School Homecoming Events
September 19th - 20th, 2003

Homecoming parade will begin at 4:00PM on September 20, 2003. Floats will line up on Malone Drive at 3:30PM. Walking participants will line up at Methodist Church on Porter Street.

Alumni meeting will be held at the New High School Cafetorium on September 20, 2003, at 10:30 AM.

Class 1929 will meet at Golden Corral, September 20, 2003 at 6-9PM

Class of 1934 will meet at Ozro Bush Home, 100 Sanders St. September 20, 2003 at 12 Noon. 69th Year.

Class of 1936 will meet at Isaac's Restaurant, 202 Tenaha Street at 6:00PM on September 20, 2003.

Class of 1938 will meet at Pizzeria, 225 San Augustine St. from 11:30AM until 1:30PM on September 20, 2003. This is the 65 year reunion.

Class of 1940 will meet at Lake Country Inn Restaurant, at 9:00AM Breakfast on September 20, 2003.

Class of 1942 will meet at Pickles and Petunias Eatery, 510 Shelbyville Street at 1:30PM September 20, 2003.

Class of 1945 and 1946 will meet at Golden Corral at 11:30AM, September 20, 2003.

Classes 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950 will meet at the new Shelby County Courthouse Community Room at 7:00PM on September 20, 2003.    Class 48-- 55th Year.


Class of 1956 will meet for our monthly luncheon at Pickles and Petunias Eatery, 510 Shelbyville Street at 11:30AM on September 20, 2003.   This meeting has been moved from the first Tuesday of the month to coincide with Homecoming 2003

Class of 1958 will meet at Lake Country Inn September 20th, at 7PM for their 45 Year.

Class of 1967 will meet at Pickles and Petunias Eatery, 510 Shelbyville Street at 6:30PM on September 20, 2003. The Class invite Classes of 1966 and 1968 to join in.

Class of 1978 will meet at Ihlo Farm on Airport Road, on September 20, 2003.  Cost is $25 person.  Contact for additional information.

Class of 1983 will gather at the Homecoming Game Friday, September 19, 2003.  This is the 20th year.

Class of 1988 will meet at Lamar School Building on Upper Arcadia Road, on September 20th, at 7PM, for their 15th year.


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   George Clinton Still, formerly of Shelby County died on August 26, 2003 in Orange, TX. . Burial was in Hillcrest Cemetery, Orange Texas. He was the son of Willie Jack and Pearl Crawford Still.  Survivors include daughter, Gayle Johnson; son Harry C. Still, both of Orange.
   Nobie L. Colvin Thomas, 92, died September 7, 2003 in Bossier City, Louisiana.  Burial was in Buckner Cemetery, Shelby County.  Born June 28, 1911, in Choice Texas, she was the daughter of Finis and Julia Buckner Colvin.  Mrs. Thomas was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis Malcom Thomas and Infant Daughter.  Survivors include son Charles Ellis Thomas of Benton, Louisiana. 
   William D. Marshall, 73, of Ingram, formerly of Timpson died September 8, 2003.  Burial was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Timpson.  Born May 3, 1930, in Mena, Arkansas, he was the son of Clarence and Maxine Sturgell Marshall.  Mr. Marshall is survived by wife Sharon Blair Marshall; son, James William Marshall of Friendswood; daughters, Kathryn Langford and Billie Aliu, both of Pearland; step-children, Barry Proctor of Houston and Judy Sanders of Alvin.  Taylor Funeral Home.
   Mitchell Lane Basham, 49, of Tenaha died September 20, 2003 in Tenaha. Burial was in Ramah Cemetery. Born December 13, 1953, in Wright City, he was the son of Coy Lynn and Vera Ella Gibson Basham.  Mr. Basham is survived by his daughters, Jessica Mollohan of Carthage, Maggie Vaughn of Huxley and Heather Jarvis of Cobol, Missouri; son, Stephen Basham of South Carolina; brothers, Jessie Basham and Robert Basham, both of Tenaha, Luke Basham of Joaquin and Marvin Jenkins of Rockport; sisters, Judy Lovejoy of Center and Penny Ruff of Dayton.  Watson & Sons Funeral Home.

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