A Garretson Family Reunion is scheduled for Saturday, August 18 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gospel Center Tabernacle fellowship hall in West Madison. Bring covered dishes and desserts of your choice. Paper goods, plates, napkins, cups, silverware, ice and drinks will be furnished. Please try to come and bring lots of family members with you. Hope to see you there.
The 16th annual Brush Creek Grade School reunion is just around the corner, Saturday, August 18 at the B.B. Johnston shelter at Racine Park, beginning at noon. Bring a covered dish and spend the afternoon. Deli meat trays will be provided again this year by Wayne Sparks. Napkins, eating utensils and soft drinks will also be provided.
The Dew family reunion was held Saturday, August 4, at the home of Jerry and Jean Graley in Emmons. Attending were the three surviving children of the late Bill and Daisy Dew of Hernshaw, Wanda Gay Postelwait, Mildred “Dink” Knapp and Bill Dew; and their grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren, including the children of the late Fred and Virginia Dew McComas and the late Bob and Margaret Wills of the B.A.R.N. area.
A Kirk family reunion is planned for Saturday, August 18, at Dartmont Park, beginning at noon. This is for descendants of George, Benjamin, and Wade Kirk. Bring a covered dish and drinks and spend the afternoon.
Sympathy to the family of Delcy Estep of Ridgeview who passed away July 28.
The next scheduled Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Nellis Church/Archives. Make plans to attend.
David and Tara Holstein of Emmons celebrate their anniversary August 14. They are the parents of one son, Jared. Happy anniversary.
Junior and JoAnn Bing Chaney of Gallipolis Ferry (formerly of Peytona) celebrate their 34th wedding anniversary August 12.
Happy anniversary wishes to Larry and Sharon Mynes who celebrate their 48th year together August 9.
Happy anniversary to Mitch and Sarah Nelson of Costa on August 14. They have two sons, Ben and Steven.
Happy anniversary wishes to Scott and Brenda Krepps who will celebrate their 25th year together August 8.
Larry and Sue Sizemore send get well wishes to their son, Michael Cooper of Milton, who has been in St Mary’s Hospital in Huntington. He is now doing better.
Jimmy Williams celebrates another birthday August 13.
Lois Javins of Cincinnati, Ohio celebrates her birthday August 14. Happy birthday from your family.
Happy 25th birthday wishes on August 11 to Zack Harold.
Happy 55th birthday to Tom Hutchison of Elkview on August 11 from your friends at Nellis.
Happy birthday to Rosetta Kinchen of Ridgeview on August 13.
Debbie Dunlap Eastep, daughter of David Dunlap of Ridgeview and the late Patricia Berry, celebrates her 40th birthday August 12. Happy birthday from Dad, Donald and Donna.
Happy birthday to Charlene Williams of Creston, Ohio who celebrates her 72nd birthday August 11.
Happy birthday to Doris Caruthers of Ashford on August 13.
Happy birthday to Scott Harless of Ashford on August 13.
Shawn Lafferty of Nellis celebrates another birthday August 14.
Happy birthday to Genie Barker of Nellis on August 14 from Butch and Sue.
Happy birthday wishes to Jack Linville who celebrates his birthday August 14.
Happy birthday to Dave Michael of Kanawha City on August 11.
Happy birthday to Troy Edward Whittaker who celebrates August 12. Bill Whittaker Jr celebrates August 27. May both of you have a happy birthday.
Eddie Ray Bowles celebrates his birthday August 11. Eddie is the son of Twila Dolin of Foster and Ed Bowles of Scott Depot.
Happy birthday to Debbie Williams Cooper on August 10.
Dustin Messer celebrates his 17th birthday August 11. Happy birthday, Dustin!
Happy birthday to Darrell Atkins of Bloomingrose on August 11.
Happy birthday wished to Wayne Green on August 12.
Happy 46th birthday to Lee Estep of Seth on August 11.
Helen Garretson Jones celebrates her 71st birthday August 10. Helen, formerly of Nellis, now resides in Missouri.
Happy birthday to Jaquatta Hager of Seth on August 11 from the Hager family.
Happy 7th birthday to Jason Smith, son of James and Tonya Smith of Drawdy, on August 12, from Mamaw and Papaw Hager.
Happy 23rd birthday to Seth Smith on August 10.
Happy 13th birthday to Trey Turley on August 10.
Happy birthday wishes go to Thomas Scott Bowles of Ashford who will be 16 years old August 8. Thomas is the son of Scott Bowles and Teresa Morgan.
Melissa Chandler celebrates her 36th birthday August 9.
Sally Chandler celebrates her 48th birthday August 9.
Birthday wishes to Stephanie Williams who has a birthday August 9. She is the granddaughter of Arley and Carolyn Treadway of Ashford.
Happy 25th birthday to Anthony Balla, who celebrates August 8, from your Mom who loves you.
Mark Graley of Ashford celebrates his birthday on August 8.
Happy 17th birthday to Ericka Dawn Pritt on August 9.
That’s all for this week. Be sure to call (304)836-5379 or write P.O. Box 102, Nellis, WV 25142 with any news that you would like to share. You can also e-mail me at email@example.com. The deadline is 6 p.m. Wednesday. Take care until next time.