The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

August 4, 2011


Holliday Reunion — The Holliday Reunion will be held Aug. 14 at Camp Washington-Carver at Clifftop. Family and friends are invited to bring food, photos and silent auction items and lots of memories to share. Plan to come early and stay as late as you wish. The reunion begins at 11 a.m., with lunch at noon. A business meeting will be held after lunch and a silent auction as well. Call Shirley Noble at 304-658-5874 or 304-658-5901 if you have questions or need directions.

Comer Reunion — The Comer Reunion will be held Aug.  21 at the home of Janice Comer and the late Sam Comer on Nickelville Road, Fayetteville. Family and friends are invited to bring a covered dish, photos and lots of old memories and a folding chair. Plan to come early and stay the day for good food, fun and fellowship. Lunch is scheduled at 1 p.m. You may call Janice at 304-574-2039 with any questions.

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.

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.

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.

Vandall-Sawyers Reunion — The Vandall-Sawyers Family Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 6 at Grandview Park at the playground shelter. Participants are asked to bring a meat dish and a side dish and one recipe to be used in a family cookbook. Donations for shelter and supplies would be appreciated. Dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. For more information, call Roger Vandall at 304-787-9831, Mildred Vandall at 304-252-0986, or Ruth Withrow at 304-438-7601.

MHS Class of 1961 — The Montgomery High School Class of 1961 will hold its 50-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Ramada in South Charleston. Deadline to register has been extended until Aug. 1. If you did not receive your information letter, please contact George Fisher at 304-779-2886.