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2010 Blunt Gleaves Reunion-Alice Hix pix
2010 Blunt Gleaves Reunion, Elk City, OK
118 photos
Clarion Inn in Elk City, Oklahoma welcomes the Gleaves Reunion
Clarion Inn in Elk City, Oklahoma welcomes the Gleaves Reunion
Clarion Inn Welcome
Clarion Inn Welcome
Welcome sign
Welcome sign
Debbie Gleaves, the reunion organier opens the reunion meeting
Debbie Gleaves, the reunion organier opens the reunion meeting
Debbie thanks her sister for all of her help.
Debbie thanks her sister for all of her help.
Our day begins with a school lesson as it would have been taught 100 years ago. Judy Tracy is our teacher.
Our day begins with a school lesson as it would have been taught 100 years ago. Judy Tracy is our teacher.
Ron Smith working on his ciphering lesson for the day with slate and chalk.
Ron Smith working on his ciphering lesson for the day with slate and chalk.
Ron's cipher results
Ron's cipher results
Still more lessons
Still more lessons
The teacher shows the tin cup that a student would have brought in their lunch pail.
The teacher shows the tin cup that a student would have brought in their lunch pail.
The tin cup expands to hold the liquid.
The tin cup expands to hold the liquid.
The lesson continues
The lesson continues
Debbie awarding one of the many wonderful door prizes, this a free meal at Lupe's Mexican Restaurant. Thanks generous sponsors!
Debbie awarding one of the many wonderful door prizes, this a free meal at Lupe's Mexican Restaurant. Thanks generous sponsors!
Some quilts depicting Gleaves scenes on display in the room
Some quilts depicting Gleaves scenes on display in the room
Robert Gleaves waiting to be introduced. Jean looks concerned
Robert Gleaves waiting to be introduced. Jean looks concerned
Debbie intridoucing Robert Gleaves, the main speaker for the reunion.
Debbie intridoucing Robert Gleaves, the main speaker for the reunion.
Robert begins his talk, not with the oldest Gleaves, but rather with the newest Gleaves, his granddaughter born just this past Tuesday,
Robert begins his talk, not with the oldest Gleaves, but rather with the newest Gleaves, his granddaughter born just this past Tuesday,
Robert introducing his son and two granddaughters
Robert introducing his son and two granddaughters
Robert now begins his talk about the life of Thomas Benjamin 'Blunt' Gleaves.
Robert now begins his talk about the life of Thomas Benjamin 'Blunt' Gleaves.
Robert showing a picture of the Cripple Creek Mall in Wythe County, Virginia
Robert showing a picture of the Cripple Creek Mall in Wythe County, Virginia
Robert tells about the journeys of Blunt as Debbie plots them on a map
Robert tells about the journeys of Blunt as Debbie plots them on a map
Note the ribbon on the map showing Blunt's travels.
Note the ribbon on the map showing Blunt's travels.
There is a lot to the story of Blunt's life and Robert does a great job of telling his story.
There is a lot to the story of Blunt's life and Robert does a great job of telling his story.
Family members sharing pictures & memories during the Friday evening session.
Family members sharing pictures & memories during the Friday evening session.
Still more pictures & memories.
Still more pictures & memories.
Can't get enough of those pictures
Can't get enough of those pictures
Examining some of the documents
Examining some of the documents
On the road Saturday to see the places in Blunt's life.
On the road Saturday to see the places in Blunt's life.
Getting off of the beaten path.
Getting off of the beaten path.
Heading towards the Brookside Cemetery
Heading towards the Brookside Cemetery
At the cemetery
At the cemetery
A homemade headstone for a baby.
A homemade headstone for a baby.
The homemade headstone for Neal Gleaves
The homemade headstone for Neal Gleaves
Some Atha kin folk.
Some Atha kin folk.
More Atha kin.
More Atha kin.
Lorene Atha
Lorene Atha
Nancy Ann Gleaves homemade headstone
Nancy Ann Gleaves homemade headstone
Thomas B. Gleaves headstone
Thomas B. Gleaves headstone
TB's great-great grandchildren
TB's great-great grandchildren
TB's great grandchildren
TB's great grandchildren
TB's great grandchildren
TB's great grandchildren
TB's great-great grandchildren
TB's great-great grandchildren
TB's great-great-great grandchildren
TB's great-great-great grandchildren
TB's great-great-great grandchildren
TB's great-great-great grandchildren
TB's in-laws
TB's in-laws
TB's in-laws
TB's in-laws
TB's in-laws
TB's in-laws
More of TB's in-laws
More of TB's in-laws
TB's in-laws
TB's in-laws
Robert explains about the cemetery and looks for TB's oldest descendant
Robert explains about the cemetery and looks for TB's oldest descendant
Jerry Gleaves, TB's oldest descendant present, reads his obiturary
Jerry Gleaves, TB's oldest descendant present, reads his obiturary
Jerry reads while Chad records
Jerry reads while Chad records
Jerry reading the obituary with the graves in the background
Jerry reading the obituary with the graves in the background
Mike tells about TB's burial and how the ground was frozen when it came time to dig the grave.
Mike tells about TB's burial and how the ground was frozen when it came time to dig the grave.
Heading towards TB's homestead
Heading towards TB's homestead
Boot Hill on some of the land previously owned by TB.
Boot Hill on some of the land previously owned by TB.
Boot Hill sign
Boot Hill sign
Now we know why it is called boot hill
Now we know why it is called boot hill
The fence seems to go on forever
The fence seems to go on forever
How long did it take to collect those boots?
How long did it take to collect those boots?
The end of the fence
The end of the fence
Not only shoes from people, but also from a horse
Not only shoes from people, but also from a horse
Is the horse shoe for good luck?
Is the horse shoe for good luck?
Some of TB's land
Some of TB's land
More of TB's land
More of TB's land
TB's land
TB's land
Old farm equipment at the entrance to the Tucker home place (previously owned by Thomas Benjamin Gleaves)
Old farm equipment at the entrance to the Tucker home place (previously owned by Thomas Benjamin Gleaves)
More farm equipment
More farm equipment
The lane leading into the house
The lane leading into the house
Ornate fence gates
Ornate fence gates
Lots or ornamental metal on the farm
Lots or ornamental metal on the farm
Mrs. Tucker welcomes up to her home
Mrs. Tucker welcomes up to her home
'Tuck' welcoming sign
'Tuck' welcoming sign
One of the out buildings on the farm
One of the out buildings on the farm
Signs on the buildings
Signs on the buildings
Everywhere something to see
Everywhere something to see
The old log cabin added to the farm
The old log cabin added to the farm
It appears other reunions have been here before us.
It appears other reunions have been here before us.
How would you like to have to do your laundry on this?
How would you like to have to do your laundry on this?
Debbie presents a certificate of appreciation to Mrs. Tucker thanking her for allowing us to visit.
Debbie presents a certificate of appreciation to Mrs. Tucker thanking her for allowing us to visit.
Mrs. Tucker listens to the presentation
Mrs. Tucker listens to the presentation
Mrs. Tucker accepts the certificate.
Mrs. Tucker accepts the certificate.
Aerial view of the farm
Aerial view of the farm
Closeup of the aerial view
Closeup of the aerial view
An Oklahoma grasshopper
An Oklahoma grasshopper
Ornamental fences
Ornamental fences
Ornamental gates
Ornamental gates
Heading to park to visit the half dugout where Lee and Wayne lived as small children.
Heading to park to visit the half dugout where Lee and Wayne lived as small children.
Parking to go to the dugout.
Parking to go to the dugout.
Jonathan Gleaves plays Taps as the flag is raised at Historical Dempsey one-room schoolhouse prior to lunch.
Jonathan Gleaves plays Taps as the flag is raised at Historical Dempsey one-room schoolhouse prior to lunch.
Lunch - Briarose setting Al straight
Lunch - Briarose setting Al straight
Jamey enjoying the lunch Catered by Debbie.
Jamey enjoying the lunch Catered by Debbie.
Lunch in the school house
Lunch in the school house
Gleaves can always find something to talk about and share
Gleaves can always find something to talk about and share
Catering by Debbie (and a GREAT job she did!)
Catering by Debbie (and a GREAT job she did!)
Wood family sharing lunch
Wood family sharing lunch
Sisters visiting
Sisters visiting
Cleaning and loading up after lunch. Lee was always on the go. He said Debbie cracked a mean whip!
Cleaning and loading up after lunch. Lee was always on the go. He said Debbie cracked a mean whip!
Waiting to head out for more reunion fun.
Waiting to head out for more reunion fun.
Lowering the flag.
Lowering the flag.
The Grimes school house where Lee and Wayne went after moving from the dugout.
The Grimes school house where Lee and Wayne went after moving from the dugout.
Grimes school house
Grimes school house
Don contemplates the OH SO HOT pepper jelly made by Allen that he bought during the auction
Don contemplates the OH SO HOT pepper jelly made by Allen that he bought during the auction
Lee makes a good auctioneer
Lee makes a good auctioneer
Some competitive bidding, all in good fun and for a good cause.
Some competitive bidding, all in good fun and for a good cause.
Lee gives a bidder a closer look
Lee gives a bidder a closer look
Getting into the bidding!
Getting into the bidding!
Lots of wonderful items to be had and many made by family members
Lots of wonderful items to be had and many made by family members
Displaying more of the auction merchandise.
Displaying more of the auction merchandise.
Lots more bidding
Lots more bidding
Who will give me $50
Who will give me $50
The auction was so much fun and raised over $1000 for the Gleaves Family Association. Money used to help support this web site. Thanks everyone!
The auction was so much fun and raised over $1000 for the Gleaves Family Association. Money used to help support this web site. Thanks everyone!
Cousins sharing time together and making memories.
Cousins sharing time together and making memories.
Introducing a late arrival
Introducing a late arrival
Jean with one of the hand made hair accessories from the auction.
Jean with one of the hand made hair accessories from the auction.
Jean takes the floor
Jean takes the floor
Jean asks Debbie and Lee to come forward.
Jean asks Debbie and Lee to come forward.
Jean thanks Debbie and Lee for a FANTASTIC reunion.
Jean thanks Debbie and Lee for a FANTASTIC reunion.