2017-09-13 / 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.

ADAMS — The annual “Red” John and Larrena Roark Adams reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Carr Fork Lake Tailwaters #2 picnic shelter, Poplar. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Call 633-7481 or 633-3369 for more information.

WHITESBURG HIGH SCHOOL — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1963 will hold a casual get-together at Pine Mountain Grill at 2 p.m., Sept. 23, following the Mountain Heritage parade activities in Whitesburg. The group will make preparations for the 55th class reunion. For more information, call Linda Jarrett at (606) 633-2241.

LETCHER HIGH SCHOOL — The 1971 graduating class of Letcher High School will hold a 46-year reunion on October 21 at the Blackey Senior Citizens building beginning at noon. Dinner will be served free of charge. Those planning to attend should notify Vicki Blair by Sept. 22 so enough food can be ordered. For more information, call Vicki Blair at (606) 633-7720.

WHITESBURG HIGH SCHOOL — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1961 will celebrate its 56th class reunion October 20- 22. Members of the class who have not received a letter should contact Marsha Kincer Banks, 169 Solomon Road, Whitesburg, Ky. 41858, (606) 634-6452 or Owen Wayne Wright, 238 Main St., Whitesburg, Ky., (606) 633-2229.

STAMPER — The annual Stamper reunion of descendants of Kelly and Lavina “Sis” Stamper will be held at Fort Boonesborough State Park, Richmond, in the pavilion, beginning at 11 a.m., Sept. 24. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Some of the family will be camping Thursday through Sunday and invite others to join them. For information, contact Vina Stamper Beck, (502) 231-5609.

WHITESBURG HIGH SCHOOL — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1972 will have its 45-year class reunion 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.

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