Published 3:50 pm Monday, August 18, 2014

Gouge-Collins Family

The descendants of Ruby and Addie Birchfield Gouge and Emmert and Bettie Gouge Collins will hold their annual reunion on Saturday, Aug. 16, at Little Doe Freewill Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

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For more information, call 725-4591.


UHS Class of 1984

The Unaka High School Class of 1984 will have its 30-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 16, at Lonestar Steak House, 1361 Highway 19E Bypass, Elizabethton, from 7 to 9 p.m.

For more information, call Michael Lawson at 213-7012.


Gap Creek/Upper Gap Creek Schools

Former students of Gap Creek and Upper Gap Creek Schools are invited to a reunion Saturday, Aug. 16, at 4 p.m. at Happy Valley High School.

Class members are requested to bring finger foods and drinks.

For more information, call Judy Kyte Kelly at 213-3204, Patsy Hayes Johnson at 542-5460 or Vella Chambers Tester at 895-0446.


USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association

The USS Long Beach CGN-9 Association, Inc. 2014 Reunion will be held in St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 8-14, at the Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, Mo.

The room rate is $89 including all taxes and includes breakfast for two people. Make sure you ID yourself as a member of the USS Long Beach Association Reunion. Phone 314-426-5500.

For more information, contact Don Shade at 866-352-2469 or 716-569-2314. Email: Website:


Knight Cemetery 


The Knight Cemetery Decoration will be held Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Knight Cemetery on Hampton Creek Road in Roan Mountain.

The decoration service will follow a covered dish meal at 1 p.m. at Gray’s Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, which is also located on Hampton Creek Road.

Those attending are asked to bring covered dishes, drinks and desserts to share, enough for their family and others.


UHS Class of 1974

The Unaka High School Class of 1974 is planning a reunion for Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Double Tree Hotel in Johnson City.

If interested in attending please call Priscilla Arnett (Colbaugh) at 474-2212 or Steve Wheeler at 542-4103.