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 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.