August 22, 2005
The family of Aubrey and Elmina Crow Carlton, formally of Friona, held their 19th annual reunion at the home of Joe and Margie Rexrode of Lockney, Texas on July 16. Special guest were Zula Carlton, Plainview, Texas, Dorothy Crawford, Lubbock. Family members were; Heath, Jeri, Austen, and Audrey Rexrode, Lockney, Texas, Wyman, Tammy, Shelby, Devinney, and Walker Rexrode, The Colony, Texas, Sonny and Saundra Carlton, Ovala, Texas, Jerry and Barry Carlton, Clovis, Jerry and Lisa Nunez, Clovis, Jesse Milton and Sandi Carlton, Leander, Texas, David and Patti Carlton, Plano, Texas, Jared Carlton, Lubbock, Debbie Carlton, Plainview, Texas, Rocky and Donette Sabins, Spade, Texas and Timothy Sabins, Kress, Texas.
The 49th annual get together of the various Greathouse Clans was held in Portales at the Memorial Building on July 10, 2005. There were 24 in attendance with a good time had by all.
After visitation and a delicious noon-day meal the business meeting was called to order by Dan Greathouse, who announced the long time motto, “We do not discuss politics, religion, or the Civil War.”
Minutes, correspondence and treasurers report were read by Sheryl Abdill. Others in the group gave reports from the ones they had heard from.
This year’s reunion was dedicated to the memory of those who we had learned had passed away. They were Hugh Law, Dwayne Greathouse, Margaret Poulter, and Charles Greathouse.
The same officers were elected for the next year; president, Dan Greathouse; vice-president, Floretta Greathouse Rogers; secretary-treasurer, Sheryl Greathouse Abdill; reporter, Betty Greathouse.
Reunion for members of the USS Sperry(AS12), Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, 2005, at the Ventura Beach Marriott, Ventura, Calif. Contact Arnold Ross, 2916 Colonial Dr., Dickinson, Texas 77539 or phone (281) 535-2459.
Website: http://sperryas12.homestead.com Email: ARoss14573@aol.com