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The 26th Annual Breshears-Hylton Reunion was held on Sunday, September 11 at the Ava City Park. 90 family members and friends enjoyed the day. The adults enjoyed visiting, sharing stories and pictures. The younger ones played on the playground, football, tennis and getting more acquainted.
Joe Allen Breshears was spokesman for the day, Debbie Dalaeli’s asked the blessing before the delicious potluck lunch was served.
We had a short meeting and gifts were presented to Ronnie Breshears, oldest man; oldest lady – Jean Breshears; youngest – Olyvia Barcus; coming farthest – Terry and Carol Brooks; and most grandchildren – Jack and Barbara Breshears.
We had several guessing type games and adult door prizes. All the children received a treat bag.
We had eight births, two marriages and three deaths reported this year.
Those attending this reunion were: Doyle and Dian Breshears; Ron and Nancy Breshears; Jean Breshears; Debbie Dalaeli; John Luke; Terry and Carol Brooks from Oklahoma; from Ava area an other places in Missouri were: Jack, Barbara and Miracle Breshears; Chris Breshears; Gene Conley; Bill Conley; Preston and William and Connie Breshears; Joyce, Jackie, Alex and Isaac; Mack Miller; Bob and Linda McCleary; J.D. and Pam Price; Vickie and Carrie; Joe and Carol Breshears; Jeff and Faron Breshears and Zach; Sharon and Eddie Sanders; Nora Hunsaker and Lon Williams; Robert Breshears and Ryan and Cody; Dixie Flowers, Delmar and Margaret Rosseau, Wayne Paxton; Dustin and Abigail Breshears; Shawn and Amanda Breshears; Maddox, Scout and Chance; Will and Summer McFarlin; Ryan, Karcie, Brandon and Hunter; Regina, Aaron and Gabriel; Deloris Allen; Ellen Lakey; Teresa Nash; Aymee and James Nelson; Ebanee and Gage; Terry and Missy Breshears and Jansen; Misty Breshears and Emily, Ricky, Jessica and Shawn Dorchier; Tim and Alyssa Barcus, Owen and Olyvia; Terry and Delayna Dry; Chase and Ashley Dry and Emma Gayle; Rex Crain; Woody Coonce; Tina, Stephanie and Britany Wilson.
Next years reunion will be at the Ava City Park on the second Saturday of September.
There was 35 family members attending the Annual Breshears get-together at Jack and Barbara Breshears on Saturday night.