The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


July 21, 2011

Upcoming local reunions

Dobbins Reunion — Friends and family of the Rev. William Curtis Dobbins are invited to the annual Dobbins Family Reunion on Saturday, Aug. 8, beginning at 10 a.m. (eat at noon) at Grandview State Park, Shelter #4. The Rev. William Curtis Dobbins came to the Sand Knob (Summers County) area in 1840. He was both a farmer and a Methodist circuit rider preacher. For more information, contact Harold Lee Dobbins Sr. at 304-255-2681, 304-237-5039, or at Locals will provide meats and desserts; travelers please bring a side dish or drinks. Bring your ball equipment and a big appetite.

Foster Reunion — The family of Alfred W. Foster will have its annual family reunion on Sunday, July 24 at Shelter #1 at Carnifex Ferry Battleground State Park, starting at noon.

Kesler/Kessler Reunion — The descendants of Peter Kesler, originally from Germany, will be meeting for the 63rd annual Kesler/Kessler Reunion at the Kesler Memorial Presbyterian Church at Clifty on Sunday Road, Hico, on Sunday, Aug. 14. All Kesler/Kesslers are to be reunited beginning at the 10 a.m. Sunday school service and then the 11 a.m. morning worship service. There will be a picnic luncheon at the noon hour with special singing by the Fisherman Quartet from Ohio, starting at 1 p.m. Paperware, silverware and drinks are provided. For more information, contact President Bill Kesler at 304-438-9158 or Secretary Gerriann Kesler Fair at 304-658-5144.

Dothan/Toney Creek — The Dothan/Toney Creek Reunion will be held Saturday, July 30 at Oak Hill High School, Oyler Ave, Oak Hill. All present and former residents and friends are welcome and invited to attend. Come and enjoy fun, food and memories. Please bring pictures, etc., to share with others. For more information, contact Roma Lively at 304-469-9535 or 304-573-9535.

CHS Class of 1956 — The Collins High School Class of 1956 is looking for several individuals in preparation of planning its 55-year class reunion, set for Thursday, Sept. 1. If you know any of the following people and can help with an address, please call Emory McGuffin at 304-469-4515 or Sylvia Lawson Allen at 304-469-6250. Addresses are needed for Lynn Chapman Smith, Richard Dobbins, Kenneth Hayes, Carlos Keaton, Layton E. Scarbro and James L. Spangler.

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