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Family Reunions

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Anitoch Cemetery
  There will be a meeting for Anitoch cemetery decoration to be held August 26, at the cemetery on Keen Mountain, beginning at 10 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and drinks. Dinner will be under the shed.


Ball
  The descendants of the late Seymour and Lola Duty Ball; Rev. Allen Sr. and Rachel Cook Ball; and Luther H. and Margaret Ball families will hold a reunion Saturday, September 15, 2007 at the Council Community Center, Council, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information, call Tracy at 276-963-0134.

Bandy
  The descendants of the Giles and Betty Bandy family will hold a reunion September 2 at the Bandy family home place on Coon Branch, Hurley. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information, call 566-8226.

 

Blankenship-Smith
  The descendants of Conley and Pearl Blankenship and Walter and Tennessee Smith families will hold a reunion Saturday, September 8, 2007 at the Breaks Interstate Park, shelter #7, beginning at 1:30 p.m. All are welcome. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and drinks. For more information, call 910-575-4565 or email jborwig2@atmc.net.

Estep-Scarberry
  The Estep-Scarberry reunion will be held Labor Day weekend, September 1 and 2. Saturday will be Kids Day. Bring your kids for fun and games and come  prepared to get wet. Please bring your favorite appetizers, snacks and cold drinks. On Sunday, dinner will be served at 1 p.m. Bring your favorite dish, dessert and cold drinks. Games for adults will be Sunday. If possible, please bring wrapped gifts Saturday for kids and Sunday, gifts for all.

Fuller
  The descendants of the Holland and Lilly Keen Fuller family will hold a reunion September 8, 2007 at the Breaks Interstate Park, shelter #2, beginning at 11 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, drinks and photos. For more information, call 259-7540.

 

Lee
  All descendants and friends of Richard and Nancy Fuller Lee, John Wess Lee, Preston Lee, Mary Lee Lester, James Hamilton Lee, Nancy Lee Belcher, Christopher "Hun" Lee, Richard "Bud" Lee, Shade Lee and descendants of John Lee (brother of Richard Lee) are welcome to attend this reunion, to be held Saturday, September 8. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and enjoy meeting new relatives. Please bring any information about your family to share with others. For more information, call (806) 754-8931.

Lester
  The descendants of the Isaac and Nancy Dotson Lester reunion will be held Sunday, August 26 at the Breaks Interstate Park, Potter's Knoll, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, drinks and grab bag for games. For more information, call Teresa at 530-7822 or Lillian at 530-7116.


 

Lester
  The descendants of the W.M. and Louisa Lester and Conley Lester family will hold a reunion August 18 at the Breaks Interstate Park, Potter's Knob, from 8 a.m. to 5  p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information, call Margie L. Justice at 304-967-5750 or Vaughn Lester at 276-964-8750.

 

Little Fox
  The 4th annual Little Fox family and friends reunion will be held Saturday, September 1, 2007 approximately two and one-half miles on Little Fox Road, beginning at 11 a.m. with dinner at 1 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, drinks and your own chair. If raining that morning, event will be held Sunday, September 2. For more information, call Fonnie Bostic at 859-2155 or Sandy (Sis) Neeley at 889-0352.

McGlothlin - Arwood
  The McGlothlin - Arwood reunion will be held Saturday, August 25, 2007 at the Slate Farm, shelter #3, in Honaker, beginning at 11 a.m. For more information, call Shirley McGlothlin Altizer at 276-676-3108; Lawrence Arwood at 276-873-4301; or Ruth McGlothlin Street at 276-498-3204.

Mullins
  The Mullins family reunion will be held August 25 at the Narrows Town Park in Narrows, beginning at 11 a.m. For more information, call Doug Mullins at 304-753-9126 or write to him at HC 81 Box 254, Peterstown, WV 24963.

Owens-Sutherland
  The Andrews and Phoebe Owens-Sutherland family reunion will be held August 18 at 10 a.m. at the Breaks Interstate Park, shelter 2, shelter B rain or shine. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, drinks, dinnerware, smiles and hugs. The annual auction will be held. Please bring crafts, canned goods, baked goods or a homemade or store bought item. A raffle will also be held and door prizes will be awarded. Please bring games for the kids - - volleyball, softball, swimsuits, old pictures and pictures of families, old and new and past reunions. The Breaks Interstate Park has accommodations at the motel and  also has an RV Park. You may call the park at 276-865-4413 or 800-982-5122 for additional help. Those with reunion questions may call Peggy VanDyke at 276-935-5840 or 276-597-7532; Nola Skeens 276-628-2950; or Gerry Yates 276-597-7244.

Ramey-Watson
  The descendants of the Carey and Ida Bell Ramey family will hold a reunion August 25 at the Breaks Interstate Park, Potter's Knoll, beginning at 10 a.m.. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, your own table service and drinks. Everyone welcome.

















Rasnake
  The descendants of the Sam and Nannie Barton Rasnake family will hold their 8th annual reunion August 19 at Council Community Center, Council, Va. Those attending are asked to bring food, drinks, pictures, and information about family. For more information, call 276-889-1693.

Rife-Vandyke
  The descendants of the George and Watie Rife; Milton and Laura Vandyke; and Frank and Polly Vandyke Rife families will hold a reunion August 19 at Keen Mountain Park, shelter #2, beginning at 1 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, drinks and auction items.

Stiltner
  The descendants of Basil and Louise Farmer Stiltner and Roy and Lydia Stacy Stiltner families will hold a reunion August 18 at the Keen Mountain Park, shelter #1 and #2, beginning at 11 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, dessert and soft drinks. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 498-3051 or 531-8977 or 935-5448.

Stiltner
  The descendants of the Fate and Florence Stiltner family will hold a reunion August 25 at the John Flannagan Dam, picnic area, shelter #1, beginning at 12 noon with lunch at 1 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and drinks. Plates, utensils and cups will be provided.

Wells-Israel
  The annual Wells-Israel family reunion will be held Sunday, August 26, 2007 at the Southwest Virginia Community College picnic shelter. There will be a pot-luck lunch at 1 p.m., followed by a short program. Everyone welcome. For more information, call 276-964-5254.

 

Wolford-Ward
  The descendants of the Dan Wolford and Sally Ward Wolford family will hold a reunion Sunday, August 19 at the Verner Blankenship Park in Hurley, beginning at 11 a.m. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, drinks and auction items. There will be a swap table, one for children and one for adults. Horseshoe contest, auction  and activities for all.  

Class Reunions

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CHS Class of 1955
  Council High School Class of 1955, will hold a reunion Saturday, August 18 at the William P. Harris Park at Council, shelter #4, beginning at 11 a.m. Graduating class members are urged to attend as well as our class members who did not graduate. Paper products, utensils, soft drinks and ice will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information, call 804-270-4739 or 276-865-5370.

GHS Class of 1967
  The Grundy High School Class of 1967 40th year reunion planning committee will hold a meeting Thursday, August 16, 2007 at Terry's Discount Tobacco, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Forty-eight  members of the class have registered at this time. Visit the class website for more information, gshs1967reunion.tripod.com. The reunion is scheduled for September 14-15, 2007.

Street School
  The Street School will hold a reunion for everyone who attended Street School Saturday, September 1 at the Street School building in Rowe, beginning at 12 noon. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information, call 276-873-6987.

Information Requests

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Dunegan/Dunnigan/Dunagan
  A large group of online DOAS- Dunegan/Dunnigan/Dunagan of all spellings, are planning a reunion for any DOAS or their descendents for this fall. Information is being gathered from the DOAS and descendents at this time. If anyone is interested, contact Judys85@aol.com to receive an event letter from the group.