Close City (Ragtown) & Garlynn Reunion
Published Aug. 22, 2011 @ 9:13 p.m.
The 2011 Close City - Garlynn Reunion was held at Chapa's Restaurant last weekend with 41 in attendance.
The Garlynn Reunion was started in 1982 by Mr. Eldon Roberts, and the Close City/Ragtown Reunion began in 1983. The two events were combined a year or two later.
This year there were two in attendance over 90 years of age: Eldon Roberts of Abilene and Odee (Roberts) Kemp of Post. There were several over 80 years of in attendance. All who attended enjoyed the visits and laughter, and birthday wishes.
In attendance this year: D.R. Adamson, Tahoka; Linda Runkles (Livingston), Midland; Dee Hodges, Post; Odee (Roberts) Kemp, Post; Beth (Kemp) Cook, Post; Johnny Kemp, Post and family: Katie Kemp Magby, Gage Magby, Garon Magby, Gray Magby, Blake Magby, David Stachelski, Nancy Kemp; Ruby Mason, Earth; Bunny Smith, Post; Billie Cross, Post; Ann Teaff, Emory; Oneta (Jones) Gunn, Post; Ruth (Robinson) Mathis, Floydada; Donna (Mathis) Harmon, Floydada; Eldon Roberts, Abilene; James and Gaye Morris Griffith, (Roberts); Pauline (Thompson) Mathis; Mr. & Mrs. Neal Clary; LaVerne (Fur) Aten; Robert and Patsy (Shults) Craig; Ann (Roberts) Adams; Jody and Marilynn (Curry) Mason; John and Joyce Shults; Tommy Young; Harry and Nelda Smith; Charles Morris; Joy Smith and Miriam (Smith) O'Neal.
The next reunion is scheduled for the third weekend in August, 2013.