Thomas family to gather for 89th reunion on Sept. 21
by Sally Litchfield
July 26, 2014 11:48 PM | 1805 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Calling all Thomases! The 89th Thomas Family Reunion, descendants of William Jasper Thomas and Martha Ann Elizabeth Johnston Thomas, will be at the New Hope United Methodist Church in Marietta on Sept. 21. Lunch begins at 1 p.m. Family members are invited to bring a covered dish, as well as a door prize for a drawing. A family member will conduct a tour of the church cemetery.

Plans are to publish a book of family recipes for all to enjoy. Attendees can bring a copy of their favorite family recipes to the reunion for publication in the Thomas Family Favorite Recipes book.

The church is at 700 New Hope Road, Marietta.

Enjoy food, fun and fellowship and get in on the group photo session. For more information, call Louise Crapps at (770) 971-1833. Learn more about this family when Lifestyle profiles them in September.


Football in the South is a passion unlike any other. Don’t miss your chance to proudly display your team spirit at a “Football Fanatics” social, hosted by KSU’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, on Aug. 4 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Wear your favorite team colors or paraphernalia for a unique spin on the start of the football season to create a festive experience. The cost is only $10 and includes dinner and entertainment from the Society Express Band. Come dance to the beat of swing, Motown, classic rock, funk and more. Register today at or call (770) 423-6765.


The show that revolutionized musical theater is opening Atlanta Lyric Theatre’s 35th anniversary season. It is time to introduce your family to the wonders of live theater with the magic, the mystery, the memory of “Cats,” playing Aug. 8 to 24 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta.

The Lyric’s 35th season of musicals features “Cats,” “Chicago,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “Damn Yankees” and “Barnum.”

The theater is at 548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta.

Tickets are available by calling 404-377-9948 or by visiting


Fashion spotlight of the week: This pretty mom-to-be was seen at a baby shower in her honor in a bright pink and white floral dress and large garden party hat — Kelly Owen of Marietta — fashion in full bloom.

Sally Litchfield is a longtime Marietta resident. She formerly practiced law in Marietta and now stays home to raise her two children. Send Sally news at Call Sally at (770) 425-8106.

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