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Reunions

Haymond Clan reunion held

The 2019 family reunion of the descendants of the Haymond Clan was held Sept. 1. Many were missing from the day. As usual, good food was enjoyed by those who came out. Prizes this year were tote bags with the family name and year printed on them. Those receiving these momentos were: Hazel ...

Cooper family hosts reunion

The 75th Cooper reunion was held Aug. 11 at the Mountain Farm below Harman. Jonnie Ann Lane Skidmore, president, gave the welcome.Tom Cooper shared morning devotions. Scripture reading from Ps. 90 speaking on the brevity of our lives how quickly time passes. Our lives can be shortened by the ...

Auvil family reunion held Sept. 8

The descendants of Charles and Charlotte Righman Auvil gathered at the New Beginnings Church on Sept. 8 to celebrate the 20th annual Auvil reunion. After the blessing by Freda Norris, a covered-dish dinner was enjoyed by all. Everyone enjoyed the fellowship of family and friends. Those ...

TVHS Class of 1964 gathers

BEVERLY — On Aug. 17, a lovely day in the valley, the Tygarts Valley High School Class of 1964 gathered at Camp Pioneer 4-H Camp to celebrate 55 years since their graduation. The Camp Pioneer staff, with their accommodating nature, made it a pleasant occasion for all who attended. Tom ...

Bard family to host celebration

The Bard Family will come together over Labor Day weekend for fellowship and to celebrate the life of Helene Bard, who passed away last year at 100 years of age. Ronald and Helene Bard moved to Elkins in 1952 and opened the family business, Bard Motors, holding the Chrysler franchise here ...

Karickhoff family hosts reunion

The family and friends of Warwick and Maggie Karickhoff gathered July 13-14 to honor their memories and also the memories of their children who have also passed, Audrey Kincaid, Roxie Simons, Virginia Keller, Elsie Crider, Snow Dear Ward, Earl Karickhoff and Deloris Smith. Their living children ...

Howes family hosts reunion

The annual Howes reunion took place Aug. 5 at Indian Camp. The reunion was opened by President Junior Howes. Everyone enjoyed the food and music by Delora Brown and Group. The meeting opened with prayer for families that lost love ones this year, Carroll Chapman; Mary Howes, Joe Howes’ ...

Cutright family hosts gathering

Betty Cutright and her husband, Bob, of Harpertown hosted a number of her nieces and nephews at an impromptu brunch Sept. 20, Several other members of her family were also in attendance. Mrs. Cutright was honored by 20 family members at the brunch at the First United Methodist Church in ...

Auvil family hosts 19th annual reunion

The descendants of Charles and Charlotte Righman Auvil gathered at the New Beginnings Church Sept. 9 to celebrate the 19th annual Auvil reunion. After the blessing by Arthur Marsh, a covered-dish dinner was served. Those in attendance enjoyed the fellowship of family and friends. Those ...

Langevin honored for service to youth

The Rev. Harold Langevin has been honored for giving unusual amounts of time and energy in dedicated service to children and youth. Langevin was presented the Torch Award by West Virginia United Methodist Men’s President Don Davis during a Sept. 9 ceremony at the men’s annual retreat ...

BHS class of 1953 hosts reunion

The 1953 class of Belington High School hosted its 65th reunion Aug. 18 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Philippi. The evening began with a 5 p.m. social hour renewing old friendships and memories. The class picture was taken by Zachary Brown of Belington followed by dinner. Mildred ...

Haymond family gathers for fellowship

Another Labor Day is in the books and the Haymond clan has enjoyed another get together with food, fun and fellowship. Several relatives were missing this year because of too much going on with travel and other commitments. As always there was enough food and conversation to make the day a ...

TVHS class of 1964 hosts reunion

Another August came to the valley and several members of the 1964 graduating class of Tygarts Valley High School met at the Steer Steakhouse for an afternoon of socializing. The group has been meeting once a year since their 50th class reunion. Fred L. Ware Jr. welcomed the group, and a ...

Cooper family hosts reunion

The annual Cooper family reunion took place Aug. 12 at the Mountain Farm below Harman. The day began with showers but began clearing up by the noon meal. Choruses were sung, led by Tom Cooper and Merry Lou Vance. Devotions were given by Tim Turner and Vance. Turner led the prayer for the noon ...

EHS class of 1968 celebrates 50th reunion

ELKINS — The Elkins High School class of 1968 recently celebrated its 50th class reunion with a full weekend of activities. Classmates, guests and friends were welcomed July 27 at an informal gathering at Vintage restaurant, compliments of Bill Brown and classmate Brenda Gainer Brown ...