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Reunions




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.

COLLIER – Descendants of brothers Aaron and Shadrack Collier of Lee County, Virginia, will host a family reunion/gathering at The Galley Restaurant conference room, 414 East 5th St., Big Stone Gap, Va., on August 18 from 10 a.m. until the restaurant closes. Food and refreshments may be purchased. For more information, call Ron Hall at (256) 247-0781 or e-mail emahall@bellsouth.net.

ATKINS – The Peter and Louise Atkins family reunion will be held August 5-6 at the Harve and Callie Hall homeplace, 931 N, Whitesburg. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call 633-2084.

TAYLOR/HALL – The family of William (Pappy) and Virginia (Jenny) Taylor Hall will hold their annual reunion Saturday, July 28, at Skyview Park, Ramey Fork in Haymond. All relatives and friends are invited. For more information, call Randy Hall at 633-2182 days, or 855-4249 nights.

FIELDS/CAUDILL – A reunion of friends and relatives of the late George M. and Rebexie (Caudill) Fields will be held on Saturday, August 4, at noon at shelter #4 in Lexington’s Jacobson Park. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Joyce F. Whitaker at 633-3449.

BRANHAM – The Branham family reunion will be held at the Carr Fork Marina on July 28 starting at 10 a.m. Those attending should bring a covered dish and an item for an auction. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call 855-9995.

WRIGHT – The 11th annual reunion of the descendants of Joel M. and Susannah Wright will be held Sunday, Aug. 11, at Breaks Interstate Park Lodge, Breaks, Va. For more information, contact: Nell Wright Blumel, 555 Eastside Dr. SW, Carrollton, OH 44615 or (330) 627-4356 or Betty Wright at (866) 234-6355 (toll-free).

F-NHS Class of ’87 – The Fleming-Neon High School Class of 1987 will hold its 20- year reunion Sept. 7-8. The class will meet at Letcher County Central High School at 6 p.m., Sept. 7, for a tour and then attend the home football game at 7:30 p.m. On Sept. 8, the class will meet at Fishpond Lake at shelter near the dam from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a picnic. Families are invited and those attending should bring their own lunch. At 7 p.m., Sept. 8, a dinner will take place at 7 p.m. at the Seco Winery. The cost is $25 for singles and $50 for couples, which must be paid in advance. For more information, call Kim Branham-Sparks at 855-9240 or Stephanie Watko- Frazier at 633-4541.

CAUDILL – A reunion of descendants, friends and family of the James Jesse and Chloe family will be held July 21 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.

ADAMS/THOMPSON/ BLAIR – A reunion of the Adams/Thompson/Blair family will be held Aug. 3-4 at the Arthur and Helmer Adams property on Blair Branch. Aug. 3, vegetable soup will be served at 6 p.m. followed by church at 6:30 p.m. with pastors from Blair Branch Church. The reunion supper will be Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. For more information, call Den Adams at (419) 399-5338 or email denjudy@alltel.net.

BUCK CREEK – The 19th annual Buck Creek reunion will be held July 27-28 at the Buck Creek Campground. A wiener roast will begin at dusk July 27 with all food supplied, followed by an auction and a kids’ auction. At 1 p.m., July 28, lunch will be served. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Ernestine Spangler, 633-5427, or Buell Craft, 633-5462.

COOK – The 12th annual Cook family reunion will be held August 4 at Carr Creek Lake behind the Corps offices at Sassafras. The reunion will begin at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. Those attending should bring a covered dish and outdoor games. For more information, contact Mary Slone, 4745 Perkins-Madden Road, Amburgey, Ky. 41773, (606) 642-3893, or Peggy Cook, 73 Wooden Peg Lane, Amburgey, Ky. 41773, (606) 642-3961.

COLLINS/KISER – The James (Big Jimmer) Collins/Fred Kiser annual family reunion will be held Sept. 1 and 2 at the Fred Kiser Cemetery on Big Branch at Democrat.. All family, relatives and friends are invited. Those attending on Sept. 2 should bring a covered dish. For more information, call 633-9938, (606) 642- 3710 or (276) 796-7381.

MILLER – A reunion of the family of Lester and Emma Jean Miller will be held Aug. 12 at Fishpond Lake. For more information, call 633-7095.

MITCHELL/GENTRY/ WHITAKER – A reunion of the Mitchell/Gentry/Whitaker family and friends will be held August 19 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, soft drinks and pictures.. For more information, call Cuma Jean Miller, (606) 633-4702.

THOMAS/RICHARDSON The Thomas/Richardson family reunion will be held July 28 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.

WHS CLASS OF ’97 – The Whitesburg High School Class of 1997 will hold its 10-year reunion Aug. 11. The day will include a tour of Letcher County Central High School, a Kids’ Day celebration, and an evening dinner. For more information, visit www.myspace.com/ classof1997whs or e-mail whs1997@yahoo.com.

AMBURGEY – The 40th annual Amburgey family reunion will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29. Saturday dinner will be at 6 p.m. at the LKLP conference room at the Old Dilce Combs High School at Jeff in Perry County. Dinner is $12. Sunday, the reunion will be held at Knott County Central High School in Hindman from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call Lucille Combs at (606) 642-3842..

DAY/KELLY – The Day/ Kelly family reunion will be held July 20 at 6 p.m., July 21 at noon, and July 22 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.

LETCHER COUNTY DAY Letcher County Day will be held Sept. 29 at The Harrison Community Center in Harrison, Ohio. beginning at 10 a.m. Those attending should bring a picnic lunch and drinks. For more information, call Rose Ballard Durham at (513) 367-4682.

WHS CLASS OF ’67 – The Whitesburg High School Class of 1967 will hold a reunion at 7 p.m., July 21, at the Shriners Building. For more information, call (606) 855-7082 or (606) 633- 0374.

MEADE – Family and friends of the late Newt and Mora McFalls Meade will hold a reunion July 22 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 21 for dinner at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Eldridge Anne Meade Muncy, (606) 784-2934, or Florence Meade Craft, (937) 325-0356.

MILLSTONE – The Millstone reunion will take place at noon, August 18, at the Otho Bentley family homestead on Reunion Drive. There will be a bonfire and wiener roast on the evening of August 17, with hot dogs supplied. Those attending the reunion August 18 should bring a covered dish, bottled water, and soft drinks. For more information or to register for the event, contact Kathy Dreher at kathydreher@ameritech.net or call Jerry Bentley at (606) 855- 4455 or Lula Slone at (606) 633- 7747.

WRIGHT – A reunion of the descendants of Willie and Ardelia Wright of Thornton, will be held July 21 at Natural Bridge State Park Shelter #3 in Slade. Those attending should bring a covered dish for dinner 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.

WHS CLASS OF ’87 – The Whitesburg High School Class of 1987 will hold its 20-year reunion Aug. 11. The class will meet at Letcher County Central High School at noon Aug. 11 for a tour of the school, then go to Whitesburg City Pool Park from 1 to 3 p.m. The class will meet at the Shriners Building behind the VFW at 6 p.m. for dinner. The cost is $35 for singles and $60 for couples. For more information, call Connie (Brown) Sturgill, 633-0232; Rick Seals, 632-9234; Lena (Caudill) Brashears, 633-7841; Doris Banks, 633-8476; or Tina Hall, 633-1929.

COLLINS – The third annual Collins family reunion will be held August 5 for the friends and families of Silas and Effie Collins and Henry and Rosetta Collins. It will take place at the Pin Oak Shelter at Litt Carr. Those attending should bring a covered dish. For more information, call Arlene Jarrel at (606) 436-6302 or Barbara and Oscar Collins at (606) 633-1022.


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