2017-08-09 / Families & Friends


To list reunions in The Mountain Eagle’s weekly reunion column, send information in writing to Reunions, The Mountain Eagle, P.O. Box 808, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858. Information must be received by Friday to be included in the following week’s issue.

WHITESBURG HIGH SCHOOL — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1972 will have its 45-year class reunion on Oct. 6-7. Those started high school in 1968 but did not complete with the 1972 class are especially invited to join in this event. A room has been reserved for Friday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. at the new Prime 606 Restaurant located at 180 Parkway Plaza Loop in Whitesburg. Those attending may order from the menu or bar at their own expense. Cowan Community Center has been reserved for Saturday, Oct. 7, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The cost for Saturday night is $15 per person. Make check payable to WHS Class of 1972 and mail to WHS Class of 1972, P.O. Box 902, Whitesburg, KY 41858. For more information on the reunion, contact Linda Clark (606) 633-0398, Barbara Ison (606) 634-2106, Kim Combs (606) 633-5815, or Lee Anna Mullins (606) 633-9644 either by phone or through Facebook Messenger.

SEALS/SEXTON – The 30th annual Seals and Sexton reunion for descendants of the late James Seals Sr. and first wife the late Polly Ann Bentley Seals and second wife the late Alice Amburgey Seals, the late Delzie and Nannie Sexton Seals, and the late James C. Sexton and his first wife George Ann Strong Sexton, second wife Martha Sexton Sexton and third wife Lucinda Sexton Gibson Sexton will be held Sept. 16 at the Pin Oak picnic area Shelter #2 at Carr Creek Lake from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish and drinks. No beer or alcohol allowed. Chicken and cake will be supplied. All descendants, family and friends are encouraged to attend and bring photos/genealogy/stories of family past and present. For more information, contact Della (Seals) Amburgey (972) 255-3024 or cell (214) 718-2411 or Doolittle Seals (606) 633- 4787 Jeremiah.

COOK — The 22nd annual Cook family reunion will be held Aug. 12 at Carr Creek Lake behind the Corps offices at Sassafras. It will begin at 11 a.m. and dinner will be served at 12 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish, outdoor games and an item for auction to raise money for next year. For more information, contact Mary Slone at mary. slone@yahoo.com or 4745 Perkins Madden Road, Amburgey, Ky. 41773, (606) 642-3893 or Peggy Cook at peggy@tvscable.com or 73 Wooden Peg Lane, Amburgey, Ky. 41773, (606) 642-3961.

WATTS — The T.J. and Margaret Caudill Watts family reunion will be held Sept. 2 at the Campbell’s Branch Community Center, beginning at 12 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information call Martha Watts at 606-633-7993.

WHITESBURG HIGH SCHOOL — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1967 will hold its 50-year reunion at 6 p.m., August 12, at Pine Mountain Grill in Whitesburg. The cost is $20 per couple or $10 a person. Send check or money order by July 15 to Sheila J. Webb, 274 Combs Branch Rd. Ermine, Ky. 41815. For more information, call Sheila J. Webb at (606) 633- 0784 or (606) 634-0784; Steve Combs at (423) 566- 4894; Rick Collins at (859) 979-9818; or Carroll Smith at (606) 633-9189.

WHITESBURG HIGH SCHOOL — A reunion of all classes of WHS will be held Aug. 11-13 at the Hilton in Lexington. The cost of $65 per person includes a Friday evening reception and Saturday night banquet. For those who only attend activities on Friday, the fee will be $30 per person. Send check or money order made out to WHS Reunion and mail to Bert Francis, 138 Caleast Road, Richmond, KY 40475. For overnight accommodations, the Hilton has reserved a block of rooms for WHS alumni. Call (859) 231-9000, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and use the group code WHIT17. Reservations cannot be made by calling the Hilton National office, it has no knowledge of the contract and the rates will be higher. Reservations may be made online: http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/ personalised/L/LEXDT HF- WHIT17- 20170810/ index.jhtml?WT.mc. Room reservations deadline is July 18; banquet reservations deadline is August 1. For more information, contact: Leigh Lewis Blankenbeckler at (606) 634- 1325, or leighblank@hotmail.com; Jolinda Maggard Wright at (859) 797-9818 or jwright9779@gmail.com; Lee Anna Collins Mullins at (606) 633-9644, (606) 634-9644 or garyleeanna@bellsouth.net, or their Facebook page at WHS ALL CLASS REUNION WHITESBURG, KENTUCKY.

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