Williams Reunion

Descendents of Oliver and Myrtle Williams of the Fork Ridge Community on the Randolph-Webster county line known as ‘The Welsh Tract’ gathered at the Pickens Community Pavilion, after decoration services at the local cemetery, for their annual family reunion on June 19.

A pot-luck picnic dinner was served at noon, followed by an afternoon of visiting and a game of gift exchange.

Jeanne Williams read a history of the Williams coal miners called “I Am A Proud Coal Miner,” followed by “A Miner Wife’s Prayer” in memory of Oliver Jr. (Red) Williams.

Present were Bob and Dolores Williams White Post, Virginia; Dave and Connie Shaw and children, Clayton, Kyle and Connor, Silver Spring, Maryland; Chuck and Donna Cochran, Lois Martin, Jeff and Tammy Anderson and son, Coy; Corey and Tina Cochran and daughters, Katelyn and Kassie, all from Webster Springs; Clinton and Lisa Cochran and children, Kennedy and Carson, Cliffton; Marie Knight, Sam and Ida Male, Messa, Arizona; Charles Williams, Litchfield, New Hampshire; Bette Ruth Baughman, Art Beatty, Kenny Knight, Jimmy Knight, Richard and Traci Knight, Roger and Jan Knight, Roman Scott, Dave and Maria Bell, all of the Clarksburg area; Jeanne Williams, East Dailey; and Micheal Williams, Huntington.