Oklahoma Family Reunions

Family Reunions from 2002


ASHLOCK Family Reunion

Annual ASHLOCK reunion will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2002 --
Lake Tenkiller, Oklahoma State Park.

Arrive early and plan for a full day of family enjoyment!

Last year we met many new cousins in person, after meeting on the Internet. 
We hope to have even more cousins attend this year.

Bring a covered dish to share with others.
The main meal will be about noon.
Many of us camp out and like to stay for an evening meal as well.
If you plan for the long extended day, please plan for two meal times to share.

Everyone is requested to bring genealogy papers,
any photographs, stories, news clippings
or anything else you would like to share and update our Ashlock books.

Invite your family -- everyone is welcome!

There is nice RV parking, cabins, and places for tents.

Hope to see you there!

For more information, contact Betty Ashlock Smith at a5smith@aol.com
or Freda Ashlock Carpenter at

ALL Ashlock descendants are welcome!


BALFOUR Family Reunion

Our Balfour Reunion will be the last weekend of July 2002, in Quincy, Illinois.

For more information:

Mrs. Beverley Estlinbaum, Historian
3732 Princeton
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

We are always looking for new family members.



BATTLES Family Reunion

Battles Family 2002 Family Reunion will be held
at the Ramada Inn, McAlester, Oklahoma
on Sunday, September 1, 2002
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Other weekend activities planned as well. 

For more information, please contact:
Bob or Karen Battles
608 N. Remington Way
Mustang, Oklahoma 73064
or call (405) 376-1430
or email


CARROLL Family Reunion

Saturday July 20, 2002
at Winter Smith Park Lodge building
in Ada, Oklahoma.

Come early, covered dish luncheon and stay after lunch to visit. 

You can contact:
Imogene Brummett
Rt 1, Box 23
Centrahoma, OK  74534


CLEMENTS Family Reunion

The family of Beauford Roland Clements, born in 1903, Foss Oklahoma (near Clinton) will be gathering in Jefferson, Texas the weekend of June 29.

For more information, e-mail Connie L. Rinner.


COOLEY Family Reunion

Keystone State Park
Shelter # 2
Tulsa, OK
Keystone Lake
May 26, 2002

Descendants of William Marshall Cooley and Malinda Buchanan of Tennessee

We will eat at 12:30 P.M. This year will be Potluck, so bring your food and join us for lunch, music and visiting with your relatives.

For directions or information, my email address is emrice@msn.com.



Family reunion for descendants of Benjamin F. Thompson of Bokoshe, Oklahoma
& wives - Mollie Warren, Nancy McFarland and Rebecca C. Gilbreath
(We would love to have descendants of the Gilbreath/Gilstrap family)


George Grissom & wives - Sallie Grissom & Dea Grissom of Reck, Oklahoma


Columbus E. ( Odie ) Grissom & Dea Grissom of Reck / Wilson, Oklahoma

Reunion: June 7, 8 & 9 in Sulphur, Oklahoma. 
Reception and sign in: June 7 at the Sulphur phone company building at 7pm. 
Reunion picnic: 2:00pm on June 8 in a reserved pavilion
at Veterans Lake in Chickasaw Nat'l Park in Sulphur.

Bring your family and your own food and drinks and have fun. 
There will be games and activities for all ages, as well as Family History and Photos for review.

All descendants of Benjamin Thompson, George Grissom and Odie Grissom are invited to attend. 

For further information contact Bruce Thompson at bbthom3@cox.net.


JAMES Family Reunion

The James Family Reunion will be held in the Lebanon, OK Community Center.

Families represented will be:
the descendants of Emerson James, who lived around Lebanon since 1890
the Lonzo Owen family, who lived in Ardmore from 1890 to 1926
and descendants of William M. Mitchell, who lived in the area from 1891 to 1926.

This reunion is planned for June 1, 2002.

The contact person is Thelma (James) Carroll, daughter of Emerson & Anne James.

Her address is:

P.O. Box 126
Lebanon, Oklahoma 73440
Phone: (580) 795-7988.


MCBRIDE / KECK Family Reunion

The McBride and Keck family reunion will be held June 7 through June 9.
Please bring family pictures and any letters you may have.
This year we will be having an Auction to help pay for food and drinks.
Place: Okema, Oklahoma at Aunt Doc's house.

For more information, call Billy McBride at 281-399-0353
or write:

Billy McBride, Jr.
847 Cr. 343
Cleveland, TX 77327



The McClure/Henderson/Weddle Family Reunion will be held this year,
on the 8th of June,
in Tulsa, Oklahoma,
at McClure Park, 7th & Memorial Dr.,
at the SouthWest Shelter area. 

All relatives invited.

Bring main dish and salad, vegetable or dessert.

Don't forget the Drinks and utensils! 

This year is Potluck, as always, so bring your food and join us for lunch,
music, visiting with your relatives, and our annual games.

Starts about 10 a.m., lunch at 12:00, and ends when you're ready to go home.

Please bring family pictures!

For more information, e-mail Deva Dobbs.


RINNER Family Reunion

The family of Rinner-Reddick reunion will be held July 1 thru 7 in Woodward, Oklahoma.

This will be the 100th anniversary of the homestead, which was established in 1902.
The land still belongs in the family.

There will be Rinners from all over the country -- probably 200 attending.

For more information, e-mail Connie L. Rinner.


WINTON Family Reunion

Date: July 20, 2002
Place: First United Methodist Church, Lawton, Oklahoma
Time: 9 a.m. -  6 p.m.

For more information and an invitation, contact
Peggy C. Wilson at

Or visit: http://www.geocities.com/mawpeggy1946/Reunions.html



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