On Sunday, September 9, 2012 about 90 family members and friends gathered at the Ava City Park for the 27th annual Breshears-Hylton Reunion. The children of the late Gilbert and Velma Hylton Breshears were Ronnie and Nancy Breshears, Doyle and Diane Breshears, Jack and Barbara Breshears, Jean Breshears, spouse of the late Bill Breshears and Christine Breshears, spouse of the late Joe Breshears hosted the event.
Bobby Breshears asked the blessing before the delicious potluck lunch was served.
Joe Allen Breshears was spokesman for the day.
A Bingo game was played early in the morning, natil painting, stickers, tattoos and the playground was enjoyed by many present.
Gifts were presented to: youngest – Autumn McFarlin; oldest man – Ronnie Breshears; oldest lady – Jean Breshears; coming the farthest – Terry and Carol Brooks; newlyweds – Preston and Lisa Breshears.
We had several adult door prizes and guessing games and gift boxes. All the children received a gift bag.
Those attending from Oklahoma were Doyle and Diane Breshears, Jean Breshears, Terry and Carol Brook, Audrey and Morgan Redus, Debbie Dalaeli, Ron and Nancy Breshears, Cole and Tammy Breshears, Blake Breshears, Kenny and Kamden Breshears, Kenny, Lexis and Peyton; Jesse and Lacey Myers, Jay and Cathy Steely, Zack Breshears, Bob Breshears, Christy Garan, Arianna and Jackson.
Those from the Ava area were: Christine Breshears, Jack and Barbara Breshears, J.D. and Pam Price, Vicki Smith, Carrie Smith, Joe Allen and Carol Breshears, Jeff and Farrah and Zack Breshears, Preston and Lisa Breshears, Bryan and Jennifery Withers, Terry and Delayna Dry, Eddie and Sharon Sanders, Shawn and Amanda Breshears Mattox, Scout and Chance, Summer and Will McFarlin, Ryan, Brendan, Carsie, Hunter and Autumn, Delmar and Margaret Rosseau, Robert Breshears, Ryan and Cody, Dwayne and Teresa Nash, Owyn and Olyvia Barcus, Deloris Allen, Ellen Lakey, Misty Breshears, Emily Dosher, Dustin Breshears and Abby, James and Aymee Nelson, Ebanee and Gage Nelson, Gabe and Gina Sharp, Aaron, Terry and Missy Breshears,Jensan, Bill Conley, Miracle Breshears, Bob and Linda McCleary, Rex Crain, Joe and Tim Wilson, Stephanie and Brittney.
About 45 family and friends enjoyed a get-together at Jack and Barbara Breshears on Saturday night.
Mark your calendar for September 8, 2013 for the 28th Breshears-Hylton Famiy Reunion at the Ava City Park.