Category Archives: Family Reunion

Gooden-Emons and Kinney-Zaerr Descendants Gather at Downing Depot

Written on October 3, 2017 at 10:43 am, by

The descendants of Gooden-Emons and Kinney-Zaerr families gathered Sunday September 24, 2017 at the Downing Depot in Downing Mo with 40 family members present from several states. Janet Fishback offered grace and everyone enjoyed delicious fried chicken and carry-in side dishes and desserts on an unusually hot day with temperatures in the 90’s. The families […]

Norton/Corwin Reunion

Written on September 19, 2017 at 3:12 pm, by

The 65th annual reunion for the Norton/Corwin families was held on the 18th day of September, 2017, at the traditional gathering place – Nutrition Site, 301 West Monroe, Memphis, Missouri.  Attendance was down this year with only 25 family members present. There was delicious food available.  This year the prayer was given by Danny Norton. […]

Kutzner Reunion Held September 10th in Memphis

Written on September 12, 2017 at 2:28 pm, by

The 2017 Kutzner Reunion was held Sunday, September 10th at HUD’s family room on Cornelius Drive in Memphis.  Although attendees were small in number, a wonderful time was enjoyed! A highlight of the day was viewing and exchanging family pictures. (This writer about decided picture viewing was not going to be halted long enough for […]

Cossel Cousins Reunion Held July 29th

Written on August 8, 2017 at 6:20 pm, by

The Cossel Cousins’ reunion was held July 29, 2017 at the home of Jim and Janet Fishback of Downing, Mo. Fried chicken and brown sugar ham was served with all cousins providing a carry-in meal. We were amazed we had no duplicate dishes or desserts. The afternoon was spent visiting, copying pictures and researching family […]

Tagues Gather in LaBelle for Mini-Reunion

Written on August 1, 2017 at 2:48 pm, by

Mrs. Peggy Cumby of Quincy, IL was hostess to a mini-Tague reunion at Cecil P’s Café in LaBelle, MO on Saturday evening  July 29. Everyone gathered at 5 p.m. and enjoyed visiting with the main topic being memories of Uncle Bruce. It was Peggy’s birthday so some presented  her gifts,  cards, and well wishes. The meal was […]

Hyde Reunion

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:05 pm, by

The annual Hyde Reunion was held at the Grand Hall in Memphis on Sunday, July 16, 2017.  60 descendants of Hollis and Nellie Hyde and Virgil and Helen Hyde gathered to enjoy the meal catered by Elaine Forrester and the Rutledge School Restoration Committee.  They spent the afternoon  visiting, watching a CD of pictures put […]

Price Reunion

Written on July 24, 2017 at 2:01 pm, by

The Price Reunion was held on June 11, 2017 at the Rutledge Community Building with the following people present: Joe, Jackie and Caleb Doubet; Brandon, Lisa, Hillary and Jack Givens; Ella Arnold; Luke Arnold; Julie Arnold; Mike, Linda and Sara Wilson; Virginia Peterson; Austin Garrett, Jessie Holt and Zayden; Beverly Givens; Dorothy Boyd; Arveta Peterson […]

Phillips/Shultz Reunion Held June 25th

Written on July 3, 2017 at 4:09 pm, by

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, the descendants of Judd and Hannah Inman Phillips and Charley and Minnie Swearingen Shultz, met at the Rutledge School Gym. Bob Hunolt asked the blessing. Everyone enjoyed a delicious carry-in meal. Those attending from Iowa were: Rick and Greta Slocum, Wade and Katie (Albia), Faye Walker (Ft. Madison), Cletus and […]

Annual Woods Reunion Held Sunday June 18th

Written on June 27, 2017 at 2:53 pm, by

With fifty-seven family members and friends gathered at the Grand Hall in Memphis, Sunday, June 18th for the Woods family reunion.  Fried chicken was furnished for all attending, as was a beautiful layered cake honoring all fathers there – it was also Father’s Day – and others brought salads, desserts, and veggies.  Lucille Woods Cossel […]

Tagues Host Annual Christmas Gathering in Gorin

Written on December 20, 2016 at 9:39 am, by

he descendants of the late Mikel and Clara Dunn Tague met for their annual Christmas gathering, which is always the first Sunday in December, thus, Dec. 4, 2016, at the Gorin Christian Church.      A four inch snowfall had been bestowed upon NE Mo. during the night so several relatives from afar were unable to travel to […]