Remember the 16th annual Brush Creek Grade School reunion is just around the corner, 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.
Sympathy to the family of Dianna Kay Gillispie of Emmons who passed away July 20 at the age of 67.
The 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.
Spending the week of July 4 at the Outer Banks in North Carolina were Kermit and Rose Harless, Steven, Michelle and Makayla Harless, and Sandra and Brittany Evans, all of Nellis, Travis Holstein and Kim and Juie Smith of Ashford, Jon, Jessica, Austin and Evan Rach of Louisa, Ky., Rick, Rose, Ritchie and Chelsea Harless of Costa, and Chelsea Allred of Chapmanville. All enjoyed the week away from the power outages in our area, and other problems that resulted from the June 29 storm.
Happy 6th wedding anniversary to Terry and Judy Smith of Nellis on August 7.
Happy anniversary wishes to David and Jane Lovejoy of Chapmanville, who celebrate their 20th year together August 2.
Happy anniversary wishes to Bobby and Merida Price of Winfield who celebrate their 57th year together August 1.
Happy anniversary to Mickey and Sandy Jones (formerly of Peytona) who celebrate their 30th year together August 7. They are the parents of two sons, Josh and Justin.
Happy anniversary to Kenny and Linda Green who celebrated July 31. Also, happy birthday to Linda from Susan, Nicole and Krystal. Susan says her parents are the best she could ever have and wishes to thank them so much for everything.
A very special happy 18th birthday to my granddaughter, Kassie Shope, on August 7 from all your family.
Happy birthday to Ron Bowles of Nellis on August 6 from all your family.
Happy birthday to June Gurski of Peytona on August 5 from your brothers and sisters.
Happy birthday wishes to Harold D. Eastep in Jay, Fla. on August 7.
Happy 27th birthday to Colleen Smith McClure, daughter of Ronnie and Dena Smith of Nellis, on August 3.
Happy 12th birthday to Sabastian Eric Laws on August 7.
Happy birthday to Steven Harless of Nellis who celebrates August 5. He is the son of Kermit and Rose Harless, also of Nellis.
Happy birthday to Amy Pauley on August 5.
Happy birthday to Jimmy Hager of Nellis on August 6 from Terri, Chris, J.D., Kaitlyn, Cory, Sue, Wilkie, and your mom.
Mirah Brooke Wills celebrates her 5th birthday August 3.
Special happy birthday to Imogene Kinder of Ridgeview on August 6.
Jamie Nelson of Culloden celebrates his birthday August 6. Happy birthday, Jamie.
Happy 20th birthday to Zachary Sampson on August 5.
Belated happy birthday wishes to Donna Laws Ikner on July 28.
Randy Perdue celebrates his birthday August 5. Happy birthday, Randy.
Happy birthday to Amanda Woodrum Easter of Camp Creek on August 5.
Happy birthday to Harold Ray Aliff of Ashford on August 4.
Happy birthday wishes go to Joshua Baldwin of Lake who will be 22 years old August 5. He is the son of John and Joyce Darby Baldwin. Grandparents are Patricia Darby of Ashford and Bob and Noreen Baldwin of Lake.
Happy birthday wishes to Chantelle Shaw who will be 25 years old August 4.
Happy birthday to JoAnn Keenan of Pinellas Park, Fla. on August 4 from all your friends in West Virginia. Have a great one, JoAnn!
Happy 18th birthday to Joshua Trent Barrick, son of Ronald and Dixie Barrick, on August 2.
Robert Cummings of Ashford celebrated his birthday August 4.
Birthday wishes to Omar Harless of Ashford on August 2.
Happy birthday wishes to Mark Gillispie who will be 25 years old August 1. He is the son of Tony and Gail Gillispie of Nellis.
Happy birthday to Diane Bowles who celebrated her 56th birthday July 31.
Eddie Brammer celebrates his birthday August 1.
Happy 20th birthday to Cody Javins of Nellis, who celebrated July 25, from Mom, Mamaw and Chelsea.
Happy 75th birthday to Sonny Eastep of Ridgeview who celebrates August 1. Love you, from sisters, family and friends.
Happy 47th birthday to Jerry Tackett of Nellis on August 2.
Happy birthday to Emily Whittaker who celebrates her 14th birthday August 1; and to Madison Whittaker who will be 11 years old August 15. They are the daughters of Mark and Gena Whittaker of Canton, Geo., and the granddaughters of Charles and Wilma Smith of Albany, Geo. Mark Whittaker will celebrate another birthday August 25.
Steve Barker of Ashford celebrates his birthday August 1.
Happy birthday to Donald Hiles of Nellis on August 2.
Matt Epling, son of Dwight and Janet Epling of Costa, celebrates his birthday August 1.
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.