Rowland - Perkins Family Reunion July 27

Sunday, June 30, 2013

The 20th annual Rowland - Perkins family reunion will be held Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 11am to 4pm.  Location is Jones Chapel United Methodist Church, 381 County Road 775, in Riceville, TN.

Descendants of Andrew & Marie Margaret Hartzell Roland, Abraham & Mary Perkins Rowland, James David & Elzira Sarah Hughes Perkins, John Harrison & Catherine Elizabeth Perkins Morton, James M & Margaret Perkins Rowland are all invited to attend. Most Rowland and Perkins of McMinn County and surrounding areas are related.

Bring your favorite covered dishes to share at the noontime luncheon. We have some of the best cooks in the county! All paper products & ice will be provided. Plan to spend the day getting to know your relatives and enjoy the day together.

Please bring any family news of births, weddings, deaths, address changes, pictures, stories, Bibles, etc. and any new research you have done on the Rowlands & Perkins of the past and present. If you have any type talent such as singing, playing an instrument, story telling or telling jokes and would be willing to perform, please let us know.

For more information contact:

Glenda Rowland  gabps@comcast.net

Jim Lewis jimnatl@bellsouth.net or call 423-263-3498

http://www.ourchurch.com/member/r/reunion2013/ 

 


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