2013-08-22 / Local & State

Swope Family Holds Reunion

The descendants of the late William and Annie (Mellott) Swope held their reunion at Sideling Hill Christian Church fellowship hall August 18.

Stella (Swope) Wakefield is the only surviving daughter and two daughters-in-law survive, Phyllis (Burcher) Swope and Norma (Evans) Swope.

Attending were, from the Earl Swope family: Vance and Marian Swope, Watson Swope, Jacob and Elizabeth Halverson, Richard and JoAnn Swope, Nellie Vels, Theresa Bauer, Marilyn and Paul Christophel.

From the Roy Swope family: Donna Swope, Chuck Hyde, Nancy Swope, Ronald and Sandy Swope, Keith and Nancy Swope, Kevin, Sarah, Caleb and Hannah Swope, Kurtis, Danny, Natalie and Lily Swope.

From the Ada DeShong family: Phyllis, Chuck, Hannah and C.J. Wright, David and Dorothy Welsh, Donna Welsh, David, Tina, Devin, David Jr. and Mallory Welsh, Rylee Lockard, Jeff, Diane and Erin Harr, Betty Ramsey, Michele and Thad O’Neal, Michael and Holly Stains, Dustin Stains, Chance Hawbaker, Amber Knable, Tom, Julie and Kelsey Ramsey and Nate Ross.

From the Norman Swope family: Norma Swope, Derek, Anna and Stuart Swope, Scott and Lisa Swope, Malcolm and Jessica Bracey.

From the Foster Swope family: Phyllis Swope, Ed, Sandy, Andy, Eric, Jenny, Ezra and Sarah Swope.

From the Ethel Mellott family: Erma and David Anderson, Deanna, Mike, Amber and Shanna Wenschhof, Lyle, Grace, Shain, Barb and Wyatt Mellott, Ellwood, Marjorie and Erica Sexton and Anita Shives.

From the Stella Wakefield family: Stella, Bob and Patrick Wakefield, Ed, Lisa, Emily, Sarah, Rebecca and Edward Wenschhof and Mark Filkorn.

The following states were represented: Pennsylvania, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, Georgia and West Virginia.

All enjoyed food and fellowship and thank God for providing a perfect day. Next reunion will be August 10, 2014, at Sideling Hill Christian Church fellowship hall.

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