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Karen Hardy Bell

January 2, 2019 by John Slough (Register to contact)

It is with regrets that I report the death of our classmate Karen Hardy. She passed away Nov 22nd, 2018 from a bout with leukemia.


July 27, 2014 by Fatima Yvette Rankin (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

Good evening my c/o "94" friends, do I have something in store for us!!! I am super excited to say that, "This reunion weekend will be one to remember for the rest of our life. It is an absolute pleasure to be friends and family with such awesome people.

WSHS C/O "94" 20th Year Reunion, September 19-21

$125 - Singles
$175 - Couples

This price includes the following:

Friday - September 19, 2014

What: Reunited, Mix, Mingle, and Bowl
Where: FunQuest
440 U.S. 72
Colliervile, TN. 38017
When: 6 - 8pm

Shoes + 2 hours of bowling
Hamburger or BBQ Sandwich with Potato Salad or Chips
C/O 94 Reunion T-Shirt (Wear on this day)

Saturday - September 20, 2014

What: WSHS Reunion Breakfast
Where: Cracker Barrel
8000 Lowrance Rd
Memphis, TN. 38125
When: 8:00am

Choice of Meat: Bacon (3)
Sausage (2)
Ham (1)
Plus: Pancakes (2)
Eggs (2)
Hashbrown Casserole

Saturday - September 20, 2014

What: WSHS C/O 94 Prom Night (Formal Event)
Where: Le Chateau
3467 Raleigh Springs Mall
Memphis, TN. 38128
When: 9pm - 2am

Menu: Wings (Seasoned, Honey Gold, and Honey Hot)
Pineapple Glazed Meatballs
Tuna Salad
Pickle & Cheese Medley
Rolls & Crackers
Fruit Platter
Dessert Platter
2 Non Alcoholic Beverages
Cash bar

Sunday - September 21, 2014

What: Praise and Worship

Where: Fellowship of Believers in Christ Church
3485 Rhodes Ave
Memphis, TN 38111
When: 9:00am

Sunday - September 21, 2014

What: Game Day & Karaoke
Where: Le Chateau
3467 Raleigh Springs Mall
Memphis, TN. 38128
When: 3-6pm

Menu: Chicken Strips
Chicken Drumsticks
Bottled Waters, Sodas, & Tea

Deposit Deadlines

In order to secure venues, cover all expenses, and to assure everyone that we will have a fun filled successful event weekend, we must pay each deposit on time. Each deposit must be collected no later than the deadline. If you're able to pay everything at once, you may do so. Any deposits that can be made now, and/or before deadlines are also acceptable. The deposit breakdown is as follows:

Deposit One - $50 Due by July 15, 2014
Deposit Two - $50 Due by August 15, 2014
Last Deposit - $25 or $75 (Single or Couple) Due by September 15, 2014

Acceptable payments include: Cash, cashier's check, or money order if local, and cashiers check or money order if out of town.

Cashier's Checks/Money Orders Payable to: Class of 1994 WSHS Reunion

If mailing send to: Class of 1994 WSHS Reunion

P. O. Box 751052

Memphis, TN. 38175

Receipts will be issued for every payment.

I need everyone attending to give me their name, and/or their guest name, along with contact info. I also need each attendee's shirt size, no later than August 15, 2014. If you have any questions or concerns, you may reach me at (901) 649-XXXX . I look forward to seeing each and every last one of you.

For those coming in to town, please travel safely. If you need to book a flight, hotel, and/or car rental you can find some great deals on this website, http://www.*****/****

Note: I don't have all email addresses, so please forward to other classmates.


Fatima Rice

(901) 649-XXXX

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Someone vandalized the front doors of a Shelby County Schools high school with profanity and a threat.

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SCS teacher's concerns receive curt response from superintendent's office  The Commercial Appeal

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Jerry Thompson #3 White Station High School Memphis TN  Vincent Lee

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Jeané Franseen

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