The 30th annual Nellis-Armco reunion, combined with the 6th annual Nellis Grade School reunion, is this Saturday, June 30, beginning at noon in the Nellis Elementary School gym. Also, The Happy Valley Boys will be singing at the Historic Nellis Church/Archives at 10:30 a.m. Mark your calendar and make plans to spend the afternoon with former neighbors and long-time friends. Food will be available.
Thanks to everyone for the many birthday cards and happy birthday wishes I received last week. It was nice of so many to remember.
Congratulations to Scotty and Heather Linville of Ashford who are the proud parents of a son. Jayden Wayne was born June 12 weighing 3 lb, 7 oz. Proud grandparents are Jackie and Tammy Cooper of Ridgeview and Jimmie and Regina Davis of Nellis.
Continued get well wishes and prayers to Pat Scarlett, who has been in the hospital.
Butch Barker of Nellis is recuperating after knee surgery. Hopefully, he will soon be well.
The children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the late Bob and Margaret Wills of Nellis gathered at Kanawha State Forest on Saturday, June 16, for their family reunion. Those attending for a day lots of good food and fun were: Eddie Wills from Michigan, Bobby and Christal Wills from Virginia, Paul and Cindy Wills and family from Michigan, Brenda Wills Dolin and family of Camp Creek, Roger and Bernadette Wills from Michigan, Rosalea Wills Poppens and family from Georgia, John and Austin Wills from Michigan, Jerry Wills of Nellis, Karen Wills Wells and family of Nellis, Tony and Teresa Fankhauer and family of West Virginia, Chris and Evelyn Dolin and family of West Virginia, and David A. Dolin and family of West Virginia.
Thirel and Barbara Holstein of Ashford will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary June 30. Happy anniversary!
Happy anniversary to Jim and Nancy Turley of Ridgeview on June 30.
Happy anniversary to John and Inza Hapney of Sylvester who celebrate their 35th year together July 1.
Happy 13th anniversary to Chad and Denise Baker Smith of Albany, Geo. on July 3. Chad is the son of Charles and Wilma Smith, also of Albany.
Happy anniversary to Dwight and Janet Epling of Costa who celebrate their 33rd year together June 30. They are the parents of two sons, Matt and Jordan.
Randy and Donna Nelson of Costa will celebrate their 37th anniversary June 28. They are the parents of two children, Andrea and Nick and they have two grandsons.
Happy 9th anniversary to Paul and Tammy Hammond of Ashford on June 28.
Happy anniversary to Robert and Deena Pauley of South Charleston who will celebrate 31 years together June 27.
Happy 54th anniversary to James and Cartha Smith of Wooster, Ohio on June 28.
Anniversary wishes are sent to Tim and Tina Vance of St Albans who celebrate their 20th year of marriage June 27.
Happy 37th anniversary wishes to Terry and Shillia Laws of Nellis on June 27.
Happy 47th birthday wishes to Scott McComas of St Albans who celebrates June 30. Have a great one, Scott, from mom, dad, Cory, Shannon, Gina, Kassie and Bethany.
Happy birthday to Judy Charcandy of Madison, who celebrates number 70 June 30, from your brothers and sisters.
Happy birthday wishes go to Delsie Helen Estep of Ridgeview on June 30.
Shelia Michael celebrates her birthday June 29; Frank Michael celebrates June 30. Frank and Shelia, formerly of Marmet, now reside in Matthews, N.C. Happy birthday, Frank and Shelia!
Special happy 3rd birthday to Austin Rach, son of Jon and Jessica Rach of Louisa, Ky., who celebrates July 1. He is the grandson of Hershel and Sandra Evans of Nellis, and the great-grandson of Kermit and Rose Harless, also of Nellis. He has a younger brother, Evan.
Happy birthday to John-John Baire of Bandytown on June 30 from Judy.
Happy 44th birthday to Milisa Ball of Ashford on July 3.
Anita Kirk of Drawdy celebrates her birthday June 30. Happy birthday, Anita!
Happy birthday to Donna Parsons on July 2.
Dessie Faye Kinder of Ridgeview celebrates her birthday July 2. Happy birthday, Dessie.
Happy birthday wishes to Timothy Cooper of Nellis who will be 25 years old July 2.
Delores Javins of Ashford celebrates another birthday July 3. Happy birthday, Delores.
Happy birthday to Linda Fowler of Camp Creek on June 30. Have a wonderful birthday, Linda.
Happy birthday to Brenda Barker of Ashford who celebrates June 27.
Happy birthday to Brenda Hensley Massey of Comfort on July 1 from your friends.
Happy birthday to Donnie Barker of Ashford, who celebrates June 29, from Mom and Dad.
Happy 21st birthday to Adam Kirk, son of Steve and Edie Kirk of Ashford, on July 3.
Happy 15th birthday to Hannah Grace Kirk, daughter of Mark and Angie Kirk of St Albans, on June 28.
Happy birthday wishes to Shirley Lucas Gibson of Charleston (formerly of Ridgeview) on June 27.
Roger Bing (formerly of Racine) celebrates his 52nd birthday June 27.
Happy birthday to Deanna Pauley of South Charleston who will be 29 years old June 28. She is the daughter of Robert and Deena Pauley.
Brian Graley of Emmons celebrates number 43 on June 27.
Happy 25th birthday to Sarah Drain Bodnar of Toledo, Ohio on June 27.
Happy birthday to Cheryl “Chubby” Barker on June 28.
Wanda Aliff of Ridgeview celebrates her birthday June 27. Happy birthday, Wanda.
That’s all for this week. Write P.O. Box 102, Nellis, WV 25142 or call (304)836-5379 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.