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Upcoming reunions

By Staff reports

Nugen family: June 30, Nugen Farm, Fayetteville. All descendants of West Virginia pioneers David Nugen and son John are welcome. From intersection of W.Va. 16 and 19 at Fayetteville, take W.Va. 16 North 4.3 miles. Turn left on Fayette County Park Road. Travel 1 mile and bear left onto Shelter Road at the Y. Go 0.8 miles and turn right onto Jim Nugen Drive. Come early to help set up. Bring a dish, auction item and chairs if possible. Lunch is at noon. Visit the historic Nugen Farm and Cemetery.

Hanson family: June 30-July 1. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 30, at the residence of Luther Hanson, 3608 Crede Drive, north of the Big Chimney Bridge on U.S. 119. Look for signs going north/south on U.S. 119 near Big Chimney. Bring swimsuits, fishing poles and your choice of food and desserts. The reunion will continue from 1 to 6 p.m. on July 1 at the Nettie Paragon home place at 1777 Queen Road, across the Queen Shoals bridge on W.Va. 4, north of Clendenin. Hot dogs will be served. Bring baked beans, potato chips or other snack foods. Bring lawn chairs both days. Contact Jessica at 304-415-3627 or Bobbi K. at 304-548-6930.

Bailey family: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 15, Glenwood Park 4-H Camp, between Bluefield and Princeton. Carry-in dinner will be served at 12:30 p.m. Bring a dish or two to share. The Rev. David Dockery, pastor of First Baptist Church of Princeton, will give a brief talk. Music will be provided by Bucky Bauguess and Cathy. There will be a time for sharing information with author Mary Ellen Howe. Plaques will be given to oldest and youngest Bailey descendants in attendance and to the person traveling the farthest. A dedication will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. July 14 for the reconstructed Horry Bailey House. At 5 p.m. July 15, following the reunion, there will be a viewing of the marker and brief remembrance at the Richard Bailey burial site in Bluefield, Va. Contact Ronald Bailey at 304-425-0415 or Gene Bailey at 304-887-1183.

St. Albans High School class of 1977: July 27-29. Register at 6 p.m. July 27 at St. Albans High School; party then moves to The Café on Olde Main. Golf July 28 at Big Bend; dinner July 18 at Angela's (The Chilton House); and picnic July 29. Contact Ron Hughes at rkhfab4@aol.com or 304-348-4864.

Reunion notices may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, or faxed to 304-348-1233. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number. Information will not be taken by phone.


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