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The annual Davis/Holland family reunion was held July 4 at the home of Joyce Holland, Pittsburg.
The 89th birthday of Irene Davis was celebrated. Sadly missed was John R. Holland, Pittsburg.
Those attending were: Joyce Holland and Irene Davis, Pittsburg; Dean and Liz Davis, Indiana; John and Cathy Davis, Florida; Merle and Lou Davis, Fort Scott; Candy Davis, Honey Davis and Richard Gwin, Lawrence; Kirk, Alexis, Allegra and Julianna Davis, Indiana; Bob, Vickie, Tara and Whitnie Holland, Pittsburg; James, Marilyn, Makayla and Matthew Wood, Hawaii; Shelly Holland and Larry Gross, Oklahoma; Adam Ellson, Columbus; Don and Linda Terdin, Frontenac; James, Tonya, Tyler, Trenton and Trey Harris, Frontenac; Tammy Shepherd, Pittsburg; and Tricia, Emma, Lily and Ben Smith, Indiana.
The Melton and Kennedy family reunion was held July 19 at Lincoln Center. Present were 82 people representing 36 families. A covered dish lunch was served.
Morgan Edwards, Georgetown Texas, came the farthest distance to attend the event and received a wall hanging. Oldest person present was Alice Marie Melton, 89, who received a quilted reunion pillow. Youngest was David Kloer, 1, who received a small bank. Newlyweds present were Brett and Robynn Hamblin, who received two large plush pillows.
Door prizes were won by Victoria Herring, a small heart rug, and Shadra Hamblin, who got the other quilted pillow.
Those present were: Dorothy Buffington, Frontenac; Alice Marie Melton, Cherokee; Jim and Girtie Melton, Stilwell, Mo.; Larry Melton, Columbus; Dalton and Chase Stringer, Columbus; Dustin and Wendy DeSirant, Cody and Cory Daniels, Scammon; Arelva and Ted Brynds, Cherokee; Charlette Purdy, Pittsburg; Linda Crocker, Chetopa; Charlene and Hrold Endicott, Weir; Tyler and Kenlee Bottorff, Columbus; Sue and Bob Thomas, Pittsburg; Lisa and Ron Kloer, Kayla, David, Justin and Terrsa, Scammon; Velma and Jay Fast and Jacklyn and Colton Fast, Kansas City, Mo.
Joanie Melton, Pittsburg; Cathleen Garrison, Cole Lee Hamblin and Hope Hamblin, Pittsburg; Karen and Tommy Kennedy, Butler, Mo.; Connie and Zandra Kennedy; Sonny Melton and Sandy Myers, Pittsburg; Margaret and Jack Edwards, Kansas City, Mo.; Morgan Edwards, Georgetown, Texas; Connie and Rich Penor, Pittsburg; Amy Moore and Aiden and Morgan Moore, Columbus; Stacy and McKayla and Shadra Hamblin, Pittsburg; Robynn and Brett and Brysen Hamblin, Arma; Jewell Schroll, Nixa, Mo.; Roxann Kincade, Pittsburg; Sharon Cleffman and Patrick Kincaide and Kishia Herring and Victoria Herring, Pittsburg; Michelle Rion and Autumn and Samuel Rion, Weir; Tammy Exlovy and her four children, Arma; Melissa and Bill Hamblin, Frontenac; Mariah and Kendall and Cooper Hamblin; Lloyd Melton, Frontenac, and daughters Misty Melton and Melissia Melton; Sherry and Jeff Simpson, Cherokee, Kyle and Peyton; and Theresa and Dean Hamblin, Weir.