Barbee, Bass, Davenport, Fowler, Peyton, Rollins, Wise Family Reunion — The Barbee, Bass, Davenport, Fowler, Peyton, Rollins, Wise family reunion will be held July 3-4 in the Charleston area. Family members will meet Friday, July 2 at the Holiday Inn Express Civic Center, Charleston; Saturday, July 3 at Water Ways in Boone County; and Sunday, July 4 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Smithers and 2 p.m. until dark at Shawnee Park, Dunbar (two shelter by bathroom on the right as you enter the park). All friends are welcome to join us at the park Sunday. Please bring a covered dish to share. For more information, contact Angela Rollins Holmes on her cell at 919-972-1179. Angela is in town and will be here until after the reunion; she can be reached locally at 304-442-8332.
Stewart Reunion — The children of the late Fred and Dessie Mae Parrish Stewart will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, Sept. 5, at the Collins Park, behind Collins Middle School, starting at 11:30 a.m. All siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins and distant relatives are encouraged to attend. This is a covered dish meal, so plan to bring your favorite dishes. Organizers look forward to seeing everyone.
Myles School — An attempt is being made to locate former students at Myles School for a possible reunion in late September. Any information as to phone numbers and/or addresses will be greatly appreciated. Contact Thelma Tincher Tolbert at 304-252-6979 or Mary Olenick Johns at 304-465-5081.
Come On Home Reunion — Please join in the 2010 Come on Home Reunion and mail your reservation in the amount of $20 each, payable to Come on Home Reunion to: Charlie Jones, 106 Phillips Street, Fayetteville, WV 25840. The FHS Alumni Association awarded six $1,000 scholarships in 2009 and will be awarding six in 2010. Initial membership fee is $25 and dues for the following years are $10 per year. Memorial donations, no minimum required, will be gratefully accepted. Please indicate the name to be used and it will be placed on the Memorial Plaque, which is displayed at Fayetteville High School. The second plaque has several names on it already and is placed alongside the first plaque. If you haven’t joined the Alumni Association or renewed your membership, please do so now. Please make checks payable to FHS Alumni Association and mail to Joan Dickerson, PO Box 195, Fayetteville, WV 25840. Debbie Kenna Richardson, Dale Dickerson Ryder and Becky Dickerson are still working with the Come on Home Committee. They are trying to encourage some of the younger graduates to attend the reunions and were successful last year in getting some new faces and new ideas at the 2009 reunion. Hope to see even more at the 2010 reunion.