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

CAUDILL – A reunion of all descendants, friends and family of the James Jesse and Chloe Caudill family will be held on Saturday, July 19, at the old Stuart Robinson School cafeteria. The reunion will begin at 11 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call 633-7481.

AMBURGEY – The 41st annual Amburgey family reunion (nationwide) will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27. At 6 p.m., July 26, a dinner will be held in the LKLP boardroom at the old Dilce Combs High School. The cost is $12. On July 27, the reunion will take place at Knott County Central High School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A carry-in meal will be served at noon. For more information, call Lucille Combs, (606) 642-3842, or Lawana Thornsberry, (606) 642-3918.

WHS CLASS OF ’58 – The Whitesburg High School Class of 1958 will hold its 50th class reunion August 30 at the Campbell House, Crown Plaza, Lexington. Organizers are seeking the addresses of several classmates: Carl Pigman, Donald Bruce Hampton, Ella Mae Killian, Nancy Niece, Joe Pruitt, Doug Sexton, Laura Collins, Franklin Cook, Raymond Cook, Hugh Holbrook, and Mary Jo Holbrook. For more information, call Billy Joe Hall, (859) 356- 3250; Sarah J. Hall Unterreiner, (502) 458-4658; Larry Britton, (502) 419-1874; Joe Gentry, (859) 396-3030; or Sue Raleigh Kiser, (502) 548-1766.

COLLINS – The third annual Collins family reunion will be held August 3 for the kinfolk of Silas and Effie Collins and Henry and Rosilia Collins. It will take place at the Pin Oak Shelter at Litt Carr. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call (606) 436-6302 or (606) 633-0758.

SMITH – The B. Branham Smith family reunion will be began at 11 a.m., July 20, at Pin Oak Shelter #2, Litt Carr. Plates, cups and napkins will be furnished. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Helen Taylor at (606) 785-5928 or Ruth M. Smith at (270) 737-1058 or (606) 642-3882.

ADAMS/THOMPSON/ BLAIR – A reunion of the Adams/Thompson/Blair family will be held Aug. 1-2 at the Arthur and Helmer Adams property on Blair Branch. Aug. 1, vegetable soup will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by church at 6:30 p.m. The reunion supper will be Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. For more information, call Den Adams at (419) 399-5338 or e-mail denjudy@alltel.net.

FLEMING – The annual reunion of all Fleming descendants and friends and neighbors will be held June 27 at the Clintwood, Va., Elementary School cafeteria starting at 10 a.m. Those attending should bring food, drinks, and photos.

WRIGHT/QUILLEN – The descendants of Elijah Wright and Tishie Quillen will held a reunion from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., July 19, at the home of Donnie and Debbie Wright, 714 Seco Dr., Seco. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Those planning to attend should call 855-4967 or 634-8432.

CAUDILL – The descendants of Hendricks and Anna Caudill will hold a reunion at 11 a.m., June 28, at the Carcassonne Community Center. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Drinks and tableware will be provided. For more information, call Charles E. Caudill at (615) 441-6047.

LHS CLASS OF ’98 – Members of the Letcher High School Class of 1998 who are interested in having a 10-year reunion should contact Kathy at (606) 633-9879 or Nancy at (606) 633- 2122. They may also email princessxray@yahoo.com. The class is looking at a September 6 date possibly.

BREEDING – The family of the late Elisha and Callie Breeding will hold a reunion July 5 at Litt Carr Shelter #41 (Willow) at Carr Creek Lake starting at 10 a.m. Those attending should bring their own food and beverages. For more information, call Mary Faye Alcorn (Breeding) at (586) 779- 4696.

FIELDS – The Willie and Susan Fields family and friends reunion will be held at Kingdom Come State Park, Cumberland, July 5 at Shelter #2 beginning at 10 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Isom Fields, 423- 586-7498 or 423-231-0254.

SEALS – The 23rd annual reunion of the descendants of the late James Seals Sr. and first wife Mary Polly Ann (Bentley) Seals and second wife Alice (Amburgey) Seals and the late Delzie and Nannie Sexton Seals will be held at the Pin Oak Shelter #2 at Carr Creek Lake July 6 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish and drinks. For more information, call Della Seals Amburgey, (972) 257-1291, DELLAWANDA@aol.com?subject=Seals Family Reunion; Doolittle Seals, (606) 633-4787; or Dennis Seals, (606) 633-7056.

MEMORIAL MEETING – The 102nd annual June Meeting memorial and family reunion will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, at the Whitaker-Caudill Cemetery, Johnson’s Fork, Premium. A dinner of the ground will be held at the cemetery on Sunday. Those attending should bring covered dishes or drinks. For more information, call (606) 633-4757 or 632-0971.

WRIGHT – A reunion of the descendants of Willie and Deila Sanders Wright of Thornton, will be held July 12 at Fall Creek Falls State Park in Pikeville, Tenn. The theme of the event is “Years’ Worth of Birthdays All in One.” Those attending should bring a $5 gift for a woman/girl and a $5 for a man/boy. Dinner will be served at 2 p.m. For more information, call Sarah Webb at (513) 625-7802, Fleda Davis at (931) 761-7211 or Sherman Wright at (606) 743-1463.

MEADE – Family and friends of the late Newt and Mora McFalls Meade will hold a reunion July 27 at Shelter #1 at Greenbo Lake State Park Resort in Greenup County. Those attending should bring a covered dish and an item for an auction. The group will meet in the lodge July 26 for dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Eldridge Anne Meade Muncy, (606) 784-2934, or Florence Meade Craft, (937) 325-0356.

BROWN – The families of the late Robert and Angeline Brown and the late Jim and Lola Brown will have a reunion at the Boys Ranger Club in Tiffin, Ohio, June 28. Everyone is welcome. Those attending should bring an item for auction. For more information, call Don Brown at (419) 447-0453.

COMBS/FRAZIER – The Combs/Frazier family reunion will be held June 28 at the White Pine Shelter at Carr Creek Lake beginning at 11 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Shirley F. Breeding, 633-7523.

DAY/KELLY – Descendants of Elbert and Laura Wampler Day will hold a reunion on July 18 at 6 p.m., and July 19 at noon, and July 20 at 10 a.m. at the Cowan Community Center. Those attending should bring an item for an auction. For more information, call Linda Fields at 633-7407 or Brenda Brown at 633-9023.

MILLSTONE – The Millstone reunion will be held August 8-9 at the Otho Bentley homeplace. Those attending should bring a box supper at 7 p.m., August 8 and a covered dish at noon August 9. Plates, napkins, cups and forks will be furnished. For more information, call Dottie Bentley at (502) 937-0941, e-mail dotb1019@aol.com or call D.V. Bentley at (606) 855-4700.

MITCHELL/GENTRY/ WHITAKER – The Mitchell/ Gentry/Whitaker family reunion will be held August 17 at Pin Oak Shelter #2 at Carr Creek Lake beginning at 11 a.m. Family members will camp out the night before the reunion and friends are invited to join them. Those attending the reunion should bring a covered dish and soft drinks. For more information, call Cuma Jean Miller, (606) 633-4702.

THOMAS/RICHARDSON The reunion of the Thomas/ Richardson family will be held August 2 at the Pin Oak Shelter at Carr Creek Lake. Those attending should bring food and drinks for their family and one other. The reunion will begin at 10 a.m. For more information, call Frances at (606) 633-5767 or Emma at (606) 785-0743.

TYREE – The Tyree family reunion will be held June 28 at Swiss Descendants Club House in London. For more information, contact Tom Tyree, 633-8513.

WHS CLASS OF ’68 – The Whitesburg High School Class of 1968 will hold its 40th class reunion July 18 and 19. A cookout is planned for July 18, a tour of Letcher County Central High School and a dinner are on July 19. Letters to classmates have been mailed. Any class member who has not received a letter should call Janie Frazier, 633-2764, or Leigh Lewis Blankenbeckler, 633-2407.

LHS CLASS OF ’87 – The Letcher High School Class of 1987 will hold a reunion at 1 p.m., June 29, at the picnic area at Carr Creek Lake. For more information, contact Beverley Dixon at (606) 633- 1330 or Lloyd Sandlick at (785) 488-2293.

BENTLEY – The Otho Bentley family and friends reunion will be held June 27, 28 and 29 at the homeplace at Millstone. Cookouts June 27 and June 28 will be held at 6 p.m. The reunion will continue from noon to 4 p.m. June 29. Those attending should bring a covered dish. Family and friends are welcome. For more information, call D.V. Bentley at 855-4700.

WHS CLASS OF ’73 – Members of the Whitesburg High School Class of 1973 who are interested in having a 35th class reunion should contact Michael Burl Combs at 633- 8725 or Cordelia Collins Schaber at 859-426-5287. They may also email Cordelia Schaber at bluecord55@yahoo.com.

TYREE/LUCAS – The Tyree/Lucas family reunion will be held July 12 at the Sawyer Ludwig Park Civitan Building in Marion, Ohio. Those attending should bring a covered dish and beverages. All friends and relatives are welcome. For more information, contact Kathleen Tyree, 306 N. Greenwood St., Marion, Ohio 43302-2516, (740) 383-2547.


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