The annual Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion is to be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville, take a left (north) on the Sturgis/Louisville road. Gum Branch Church is about 8 miles on the right. From Sturgis take the Louisville/Sturgis road south. Gum Branch Church is about six miles on the left. If you are coming by way of Webster or Ackerman, you must know the way and like dirt roads.
Sam and Lettie had six children, Frances Cordelia “Cordie” Haimes Carr (raised her family in Choctaw County, Mississippi), Robert Boyd “Bob” Haimes, Sr., (raised his family in Gum Branch Community, Winston County, Mississippi), John William “Jake” Haimes (no children, lived in Gum Branch Community, Winston County, Mississippi), Jefferson Davis “Jeff” Haimes (raised his family in the Gum Branch Community in Winston County, Mississippi, Cleophas Decalb “Babe” Haimes (raised his family in the Long View area of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi and in the Gum Branch Community of Winston County, Mississippi) and Mary Virginia “Virgie” Haimes Price (raised her family in Philadelphia, Neshoba County, Mississippi.
The doors will be open at 10 am, pot luck dinner will be served at one pm.