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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.

THOMAS/ RICHARDSON — The Thomas/Richardson family reunion will be held July 27 at Pin Oak Shelter at Carr Creek Lake. The reunion will begin at 10 a.m.

JOHNSON/VANOVER — The Robert Tandy Johnson and Mahala Louise Vanover Johnson second annual family reunion will be held Saturday, July 6, at the Norton Community Center, 201 East Park Avenue NE, Norton, Va. The reunion be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish or a dessert. Coffee, water, tea, and lemonade will be provided. Awards will be given for different categories, trophies for games and door prizes. For more information or to RSVP, contact Carolyn Pollard (859) 815-9618 or email Johnson.vanoverreunion@gmail.com.

MEADE — The Newt and Mora McFalls Meade family reunion will be held Sunday, July 28, in Shelter No. 1 at Greenbo State Park in Greenup County, Ky. Dinner will be at noon. Those attending should bring a covered dish and an item for auction. Family and friends will gather Saturday afternoon and evening in the lodge lobby and dinner is at 6 p.m. in the lodge dining room. For more information, call Eldridge Anne Meade Muncy at (606) 784-2934 or (606) 776-3151.

COLLINS — The 10th reunion of the family of Henry and Rosilla Collins and Silasand Effie Collins will be held at Pine Oak Shelter at Carr Creek Lake from noon to 6 p.m., August 3. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Oscar Collins at 633-0068, Russell Collins at 633-0758, or Arlene Jarrell at (606) 436-6302.

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 2B1AKS1.754@gmail.com.

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.

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.

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.

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.



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