Families, friends continue to gather
Doni Rogers was with Rick and Nancy Griffin on Christmas Day. Later she visited Dale and Tootsie Snelling.
Sandi Cunningham was a dinner guest Dec. 26 of Doni Rogers.
Guests of John and Denise Lang, Johnny, and Jaimie on Dec. 26 were Dusty and Jessica Maddox, Dana, and Dalton of Strong City.
On Christmas Day, Hazel Clothier was with Kevin and Teresa Hill, Nellie, Heath, and Cassidy in Marion. The following day, the family gathered at Hazel’s home. Hazel met Teresa and Cassidy for lunch Dec. 31 at a restaurant in Marion.
The family of Everett and Janet Cress gathered Dec. 26.
Ethan Goodwin stayed Dec. 27 through Jan. 2 with Everett and Janet Cress. On Jan. 1, Everett and Janet went to the 50th wedding anniversary celebration for Dave and Dawna Smith of McPherson. Later they visited C.V. and Helen Sizelove of Newton, Lynn, and Lisa Cress of Arkansas, and Randy and Shannon Foster. Most of the family was there as they celebrated Ollie Ownby’s birthday.
Denise Lang took Margaret Morgan and Margie Williams out to eat Dec. 23 in Emporia for their birthdays. Later they had cake, coffee, and a gift exchange at Margie’s home.
Dinner guests Christmas Day of Bill and Margie Williams were Gary Williams and Will and Gayla Soyez, Elliot, and Samantha of Goddard. The next day, Terry Stienbacher and Neva Hicks of Wichita and Carl and Becca Williams of Wamego joined the group for a gift exchange and card games. Carl and Becca stayed for dinner Jan. 2.
Lonnie and Sharon Lane, Justin, Sara, Cody, and Julia visited Lonnie’s parents, Don and Emma Smith of Toronto, Dec. 24. Ninety people were there for the evening. The next day, Lonnie and Sharon hosted a family gathering.