The family of the late Roy and Ella Carpenter gathered Sept. 26 for their fourth annual reunion. The event was hosted by Richard Page II of Buckhannon. Attending were seven of the Carpenters’ eight children. From left are, sitting, Doyal Carpenter, 89, of Belington; Olen Carpenter, 96, of Alton; and Willard Carpenter, 94, of Philippi; standing, front row, front to back, Dama Jean C. Stockert, 78, of Bridgeport and Opal C. Page, 87 of Buckhannon; back row, Herbert Carpenter, 79, of Lykins, Pa., and Hugh D. Carpenter, 91, of Suffield, Ohio. Their oldest sibling, Avis Carpenter Cougar is deceased. Family members attending represent 149 years of military service.