The family and friends of Warwick and Maggie Karickhoff gathered to honor their memories and also the memories of their children who also have passed, Audrey Kincaid, Roxie Simons, Virginia Keller, Elsie Crider, Snow Dear Ward and Earl Karickhoff. Their living children are Tula Curkendall, Oneita Powers and Deloris Smith.
The 29th annual reunion took place at Century Union Hall, Century No. 1, with 70 attending. Saturday began with a pulled pork lunch, cooked by Aaron Harris, served at noon followed by group picture taking, an auction and games. On Sunday, 43 attended a church service at the union hall that was directed by the grandchildren. A hot dog roast, games and more visiting followed.
Attending were: Clinton Neal and Rosemary Simons of Volga; Joe Simons of Peel Tree; Vernon and Donna Warnecke of Annapolis, Maryland; Pat Hopkins and granddaughters, Casey and Hannah May of Minneola, Florida; Ric Crider of Celina, Ohio; Jim Ward of Greenville, Ohio; Derek, Amber and Brentley Brock of Maryville, Tennessee; Chip and Karen DeLaet of Simpsonville, South Carolina; Adam, Nikki, Jacob, Paige and Ella Smith of Simpsonville, South Carolina; Mark, Sherri, Karson, Cooper and Karter Karickhoff of Volga; Tula Curkendall of Volga; Norman and Linda Wagner of Elkins; Grant, Lydia and Max Jones of Elkins; Cory Wagner of Elkins; Oneita Powers of Volga; Pam Moore of Buckhannon; Debbie and Charlie Quick of Buckhannon; Tom Powers of Volga and son, Steven; Deloris Smith of Volga; Adam, Carisa, Riley and Reece Smith of Vienna; Shane Smith and children, Brandon, Dominick and Cameron Smith of Morgantown; Katrina, and Tim Harris of Volga; Aaron Harris and daughter, Raelee, of Volga; Donnie and Susie Kincaid of Buckhannon; Gerry and Libby Hoover of Buckhannon; Derek, Jennifer, Devon and Julianne Cutlip of Shinnston; Don Jr., Connie, Caleb and Allison Kincaid of Buckhannon; Raven Starkey of Buckhannon; Chris, Teresa, Kayla, and Kristi Karickhoff of Akron, Ohio; Bob and Ellnora Withers of Mt. Clare.
Next year’s reunion will be July 7-8 at the Century Union Hall.