The annual Dahmer reunion will be held at the Charlie Mackey Park in Maxwelton on Saturday, Aug. 1. Bring a covered dish and family history and pictures. We plan to eat at 12:30 p.m. Paper products and eating utensils will be furnished.
The Greenbrier County Hedrick/Shepherd 49th reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, at the Mt. Vernon Methodist Church grounds in Sinks Grove near Fort Spring. We gather for a noon time meal with meat and eating utensils provided. Those coming please bring a covered dish and beverage to share. We have many allied families, such as 150 Coffmans, 75 Burdettes, 400 Hedricks, 45 Hinkles, Johnsons, Jones, a few Kings and Knights but no Queens, almost 100 Lemons, and over 50 Ramseys, Zickerfooses and Zurns. Moses Hedrick, our main ancestor, had four wives and thousands of descendants. If you are related to a Greenbrier Hedrick or Shepherd come and join us. Summers and Raleigh County Hedricks are welcome too. Contact persons are Dick Yates at firstname.lastname@example.org and Jeanette Bodurtha at bodurthaJ@hartwick.edu.
The James D. and Alice Honaker family reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 9 at the Pearl Hill Shelter on Coffman Hill. Come bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the afternoon. Cups, plates, will be provided.
The family of Lacy and Gladys Lewis invite all family and friends to their annual reunion on Sunday, Aug. 2 at the Williamsburg Community Building starting at 12:30 p.m. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the day with family and friends.
The 86th Annual Lilly Family Reunion – Aug. 7, 8, & 9 will be held at Lilly Reunion Memorial Park, Ellison Ridge Road, Mercer County, Flat Top, right below Winterplace Ski Resort. Join us for a great lineup of entertainment and many activities for the children. Our event is free and open to the public and, no, you do not have to be a Lilly to attend. Kick-off time: Friday evening, Aug. 7, with a home-cooked dinner buffet at 5:30. Entertainment provided during the dinner. Adult tickets are $10 each and children, age 12 and under, are $2.50 each. In addition we have “cuz’n” night from 7-8 p.m. This is the time for family and friends to show their “voice,” singing, musical or dancing talents. Contact: Tom Okes at 304-763-2088. Our reunion has a great new genealogy booth for those who would like to trace their ancestry line and don’t forget to visit our Souvenir Booth for program books, ribbons, hats and shirts. Hook-ups for RV’s/tent camping available on the grounds $15 per night. Call Eugene Lilly at 304-763-3135. Many new activities are included this year with a variety of the popular inflatable games. Bring the children to the reunion, they will remember the fun and want to return. Info or volunteer to help, call Darrell Lilly, president 304-466-0476 of the Lilly Reunion Association or visit us on the web at lillyreunion.org and on Facebook at The Lillys of West Virginia.
The 43rd annual Morgan/Boone reunion will be held at Greenbrier State Forest Saturday, Aug. 15, starting at 11 a.m. at Shelter # 1. Homer and Josie (Honaker) Morgan were married in 1908 and had six children. Charles and Elizabeth (Jackson) Boone were married in 1913 and also had six children. After the deaths of Josie and Charles, Homer and Elizabeth were married and had three children. The descendants of this combined family and friends gather every year. In addition to the Saturday event, family members will also gather on Friday, Aug. 14 at Shelter #1, Island Park in Ronceverte at 4 p.m. to reminisce and remember our family.
Descendants of the late Charles Nelson of Hampshire County, WV, will have their 71st annual family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 2, at Cacapon State Park in The Nature Shelter. This year the reunion has a sports theme. Come wearing your favorite sports team shirt. Dip contest at 12:30 and dinner at 1 p.m. Come and enjoy games, family and fun.
The 68th annual Tincher reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Tincher Park which is six miles south of Rainelle in the area known as Crag (James River and Kanawha Turnpike/Crag Road). We’ll begin to gather at 10 a.m. and share a covered dish lunch with family and friends around 12:30. For directions or information, please contact Randy Tincher at 304-438-5412 or Doreen Allen at 304-772-5992. Come join us in this celebration of family.
Williamsburg Junior High
All School Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, for students who attended Williamsburg Jr. High School in Williamsburg. The reunion is for students who attended Williamsburg Jr. High School (WJHS), but did not fall in the classes eligible to graduate from Williamsburg High School. If you attended WJHS between 1962 to 1992, this reunion is for you. There will be day-long activities at the former Williamsburg Jr. High School and the Williamsburg Community Building. Photos will be on display, a memorial service will be held, and the evening will conclude with a dinner and dance at the Williamsburg Community Building. Registration forms have been mailed to all alumni, and one must return the registration form in order to attend the dinner and dance. It is not possible to pay at the door. Questions, call Debbie Sizemore at 304-645-6595.