Peacock family reunion event a success
The 88th annual Peacock reunion was conducted Aug. 9 at Jennings Township Conservation Club with 99 people in attendance.
The Rev. Curtis Peacock gave the invocation at noon.
President Roscoe Peacock called the reunion to order.
Eunice Lacey read a poem in memory of Timothy W. Gardner called “Miss Me-But Let Me Go.” Gardner was the son of Willis and Belva Peacock Gardner, grandson of Herman and Olive Peacock and great-grandson of Herbert and Goldie Peacock.
Election of officers for 2016 was conducted. They are Roscoe Peacock, president; Andrew Walker, vice president; Lacey, secretary and treasurer; Gina Gengelbach, Suzanna Jackson and Karen Payne, program committee; and Everette Peacock, Bob Peacock and Mike Payne, refreshment committee.
The program committee gave gifts to Steve Sampson, traveled longest distance; Roscoe Peacock, most children present (seven); Sue Payne, oldest woman present; Curtis Peacock, oldest man present; Becky Snowden, wearing the most peacocks (pins, necklace, clothing and other items); and Amelia Sue Kilburn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Kilburn, baby under one year of age.
A Peacock game called Peaco was played where everyone won a prize or two.