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Simon and Maggie Buchanan had 10 children: Vern, Lawrence, Versal, Gladys, Velma, Mable, Arthur, Lomus, Chalmer and James.
Making a special appearance were Ruby Buchanan, of Ava, and Lomus (Buchanan) Grubaugh who traveled from Springfield to attend the reunion.
Others attending were: Kolton Davis, Ava; Shelia and Doug Miller, Ava; Don and Eva Rogland, Marion Ill.; Stephan and Arne Grubaugh, Arlington Mass.; Arne McGeehan, Arlington Mass.; Randall, Teresa, Charles, Cheyenne, Destiny, Daniel Todd and foster child, Blue Springs; Phillip Grubaugh, Kansas City; Brandy, Jacey, Nate Swofford and Ricky Lyons, Ava; Carl Buchanan, Loveland Colo.; Jim and Lila Stafford, Ava; Bill and Maggie Stirrat, Marshfield; Kelly Tabor and Gary, Marshfield; Kristine Etling, St. Charles; Tom, Jen and Molly Gann, St. Louis; Lucas and Alandra Hutchens; Marshfield; Susan and Brendon Cox, Coweta Okla.; Glenda Miller, Ava; Charles and Gloria Etling, St. Louis.
A private auction was held Saturday afternoon with Randall Todd as the auctioneer. Items auctioned off were homemade crafts and old family items. Some of the younger members had a great time in the moon walk.
A large fish fry was cooked by Doug Miller for Saturday dinner.
The hosts of the reunion were Kristine Etling, Susan Cox, Brandy Swofford, Rick Lyons, and Sheila and Doug Miller.
The Next Buchanan reunion will be held in 2010 at Ava.