Descendants attend Auvil family reunion

The descendants of Charles and Charlotte Righman Auvil gathered Sept. 10 at New Beginnings Church to celebrate the 18th annual Auvil reunion. After the blessing, a covered-dish dinner was served. John Edge was surprised with a birthday cake to celebrate his 70th birthday.

Those present and recognized were Arthur “Shady” Marsh, oldest man; Rosalie Poling Marsh, oldest woman; Samuel Poling, youngest child; Trevor and Brittany Edge, most recently married; Trevor and Brittany Edge of Fairmont, traveling the farthest; Arthur and Shady Marsh, couple married the longest; and John and Carol Edge, with the most children and grandchildren present. Door prizes were presented to Freda Norris, Carol Hovatter, Mary Beth Hovatter, Trevor Edge and Brian Edge. The following children also received prizes: Henry Poling, Samuel Poling, Lauren Edge, Isabella Edge, Trinity Edge, T.J. Edge, Jessie Duckworth and Zoie Pheasant.

The Auvil reunion is held the second Sunday in September. Any comments, changes and/or suggestions to improve the reunion are welcome.

The 19th annual Auvil reunion will be Sept. 9, 2018, at New Beginnings Church.