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.
CRACE/CRASE — The Crace/ Crase reunion will take place June 9 at Shelter 3 in Boonesboro State Park, between Richmond and Winchester. Those attending should bring food and musical instruments. For more information, call Henrietta at (937) 307-0457 or Julia at (937) 673-3486.
BENTLEY — The Otho Bentley reunion will begin at 6 p.m. June 28 and 29 and at 1 p.m. June 30. It will be held at the old homeplace at Millstone. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, contact Eddie Bentley, 25 Circle Dr., Whitesburg, Ky. 41858, (606) 633-8866, email 2B1AKS1.firstname.lastname@example.org.
GIBSON — The 36th annual Willard/Susie and Lava Gibson family reunion will be held Sunday, June 30, to Saturday, July 6, at the old homeplace at the mouth of Saluted Creek in Colson. All family and friends are invited. For more information, call Arnold Gibson at (859) 441-4331 or Russell Gibson at (606) 633-2250.
FIELDS — The Willie and Susan Fields family and friends reunion will begin at 10 a.m., July 6, at Upper Shelter #2 in Kingdom Come State Park at Cumberland. Those attending should bring a covered dish. No alcoholic beverages. For more information, call Isom Fields at (423) 231-0254.
WHITAKER — The Mitchell Gentry Whitaker family reunion will be held July 21 at the Pin Oak Shelter at Carr Creek Lake beginning at 11 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish, dessert, family photos and an item for auction. For more information, contact Cuma Jean Miller at (606) 633-4702.
SEXTON — The Bennie Sexton, Julia Gibson Sexton, Becky Taylor Sexton family and kin reunion will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 15, at Thornton Park. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Helen Craft at 633-4446 or Kathy Baker at 634-1688.
DOTY CREEK SCHOOL — The ninth reunion for all who attended Doty Creek Grade School will be held at the school on Saturday, June 15. Registration is at 9:30 a.m., and the program will start at 11 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call 633-2185 or 633-7481.
WHS CLASS OF ’58 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1958 will hold its 55-year reunion from 6 to 10 p.m., August 31, at Pine Mountain Grill. The cost of the dinner is $12.99. Those planning to attend should call Larry Britton, (502) 458-2173; Billy Joe Hall, (859) 356-3250; Sara Jane Hall, (502) 458-4658; Lucille Bates Polly, (606) 633-5869; Frank Perry, (606) 633-7589; Anna Sexton, (606) 633-8367, or James Adams, (606) 633-9505, by August 18.
FIELDS — The Fields family reunion will be held at 6 p.m., June 21, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 22, at the Cowan Community Center. The event will include a silent auction, food, and fellowship. For more information, call Linda Fields at 633-7407 or Dean Roark at 633-3172.
DAY/KELLY — The Day/Kelly family reunion will be held at 6 p.m., July 12; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 13; and 8 a.m. to noon, July 14, at the Cowan Community Center. It will include an auction and fellowship. For more information, call Linda Fields at 633-7407 or Carolyn Adams at 633-9889.
FRAZIER — The Frazier family reunion will be held June 29 at Little Colley Church beginning at 10:30 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish and pictures of family members. For more information, call Sonny Frazier at 633-5650.
COAL MINERS — A coal miners’ reunion will be held from 1 to 10 p.m., June 8, at the Long Fork Community Cabin in Virgie. Everyone is welcome. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Homer ‘Southeast’ Stewart at (606) 639-4907 or (606) 213-6005.
WHS CLASS Of ’63 — A reunion of the Whitesburg High School Class of 1963 will be held September 27 and 28. Letters announcing the reunion have been sent, but some classmates have not been notified. Those who are members of the class and have not received information may call (606)633-2241.
WHS CLASS of ‘68 — The Whitesburg High School Class of 1968 will hold its 45th class reunion. A cookout is planned for Friday, July 19, at the Whitesburg City Park with a dinner on Saturday, July 20, at Pine Mountain Grill. The cost is $40 per person. Make checks payable to WHS Class of 1968, and mail by July 1 to WHS Class of 1968, P.O. Box 162, Whitesburg, KY 41858, along with the names of those attending. Check Facebook for more information, or contact Leigh Blankenbeckler at 633-2407, Janie Frazier at 633-2764, or Margaret Hammonds at 633-8200.
ALL WHS CLASSES — A reunion of all classes of Whitesburg High School will be held August 16-18 at Hilton Hotel in downtown Lexington. The cost is $60 per person. Those planning to attend should send a $60 check or money order made out to WHS Reunion to Bert Francis, 138 Caleast Road, Richmond, KY 40475. Those with questions should call Francis at 859-200- 9812. For overnight accommodations, the Hilton has reserved a block of rooms for WHS alumni. Reservations are made directly with the hotel. Call 1-859-231- 9000 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The group code is WHIT13. For more information, contact Leigh Lewis Blankenbeckler at 606-633- 2407, Lee Anna Collins Mullins at 606-633-9644 or Jolinda Maggard Wright at 859-797-9818.