July 27, 2008 Reunions

The Greathouse clans held their 52nd get-together at the Memorial Building in Portales July 13. There were three clans representing with 37 people attending.

During visitation, scrapbooks were viewed and family histories were exchanged followed by a potluck dinner with invocation by Bill Strong.

The business meeting was called to order by President Regina Adbill. This year’s reunion was dedicated to Carmen Greathouse, Monica Nichols, Nile Greathouse and Nathan Greathouse, who have died since the last reunion.

Sheryl Abdill read the minutes and treasurer’s report and correspondence from those who could not attend. Election of officers was held with Regina Abdill remaining as president, Sheryl Abdill secretary/treasurer and Debbie Strong elected as vice president.

Door prizes were given out with special gifts given to Mason Greathouse for being the youngest and A.V. and Floretta Wood for being married the shortest length of time.

Dan Greathouse auctioned off six items that had been donated.

Those attending were Annabelle Greathouse, Mel Greathouse, Martha Mills, Alex Cordona, Lee Greathouse, Aaron and Angela Alberts with children Jessica and Laurissa, Anthony Nickols, all from Roswell, A.V. and Floretta Wood from Farwell, Sheryl Abdill, Taylor and Amber Jones, Regina Abdill, Ronald Dickson, Mike and Cindy Shaughessy, Ben and Megan Greathouse with children Tristan, Braedon and Mason, all from Clovis, Dan and Kathleen Greathouse, Jack Greathouse, Ross Greathouse, Vickie Simpson, David King, Bill and Debbie Strong, Amanda Kaberlein with son Isaac, Phil and Rita Russell and Celeste Dunn all from Portales.