Rowland - Perkins Family Reunion

Monday, June 23, 2014

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

Fred Underdown underdown@hotmail.com or call 423-368-1745

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

*****Please share this message with your families and relatives.*****


Songwriter Thomas Mosie Lister Dies

Songwriter Thomas Mosie Lister died last week on Feb. 12.  He was 93. Earl Freudenberg said of Mr. Lister, "We became good friends by telephone.  He told me h e drove a small car, but when Elvis recorded 'His Hand in Mine' and it sold several millions he got him a big car."  He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during World War II. Rev. Lister ... (click for more)

Tipton Family Association Seeking Members

The Tipton Family Association of America plans to hold its 2015 meeting on the 10th of October in the Chattanooga area.  The meeting is a one day event open to all Tiptons, Tipton descendants and persons interested in Tipton family history and genealogy.  Meeting registration begins at 8:30am with the programs beginning at 9am.  The meeting usually concludes in mid-afternoon ... (click for more)

Signal Council, Residents Concerned About Unsafe Driving En Route To Schools

The town council of Signal Mountain is dealing with a traffic problem caused by increased traffic to and from Signal Mountain Middle High School and Nolan Elementary. Mayor Dick Gee said, “This is a tough issue that we wouldn’t have to deal with if everyone would drive responsibly.” The main concern is for safety and in November the council agreed to try to fix the problem by ... (click for more)

88-Year-Old Woman In Bradley County Severely Burned After Going Back In Burning House For Pets

Two people were injured in a house fire in Bradley County on Friday.   Shortly before noon, Bradley County EMS responded to a reported house fire on Hancock Road.   Two ambulances and a shift commander responded. Initial reports were that there were two people injured. When EMS crews arrived, Bradley County firefighters were performing resuscitative ... (click for more)

We Ought To Pay Our Own Way

The government is too big. It has never been bigger - by any measure. It spends more money than any other single actor in our society. From Blue Rhinos to providing telecommunications services, our government knows no bounds. We’ve gone from a free enterprise system to a public enterprise system.  I'm not an artist. I'm not terribly tech savvy. The part of government that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Secret Train Ride

It was during Christmas of 2003 when Bennett Levin and his wife found themselves talking and worrying about the wounded soldiers at the Walter Reed Military Hospital in Bethesda, Md., and at the nearby Bethesda Naval Hospital. Their wish was that they could do something meaningful, something really grand, for the soldiers who had lost limbs, their eyesight, and far worse. As ... (click for more)