Emerson Foster, Grandson of Robert and Nellie Williams, has spent countless hours researching and putting together our family history. Order your copy today!
We haven't had a reunion since 1999. This is loooong overdue! Check here for the latest information on the upcoming reunion.
Our rich family history has been researched, compiled, and now published in a 170-plus page bound book containing hundreds of vintage black and white, and full-color photographs, interlaced with recorded oral histories, and family stories, plus copies of official genealogical documentation including census records, vital statistics documents and much more! Learn about the stories and lives of our ancestors…..our roots run deep!
Books will be distributed during the reunion weekend. If you order books and do not attend the reunion, please make arrangements with another family member to pick up your order.
The last time we all got together was 1999. This year marks the 90th wedding anniversary of Robert and Nellie WIlliams. We hope you and your immediate family can make it.
Friday, Oct. 11th
Check-In & Meet & Greet at the Fish Fry/Hot Dog Bar-B-Q
Greenwood Baptist Church & Grounds
1175 Dr Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Warrenton, NC
Bring your own blanket, lawn chair, picnic gear, etc. - JUST IN CASE
4 pm until dusk (due to earlier fall sunset)
Menu: fried fish, cole slaw, hot dogs, chips, soft drinks, fixings
Saturday, Oct. 12th
Reunion Program at the Aycock Recreation Center
307 Carey Chapel Road
Click here for Rec Center Website
Remember to bring your swim/workout gear, tennis shoes, etc.
Family members may use the indoor pool, track, or workout gym (must be 16 and over) by showing I.D. and paying a usage fee of $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for youths.
Complete Program 12 noon - 5:30 pm11:15 - 12 noon Check-In begins at - 5:30 pm
12:00 – 2:00 Reunion Program and Lunch
2:00 – 4:00 Breakout Events:
“Williams-Plummer Family Tree of Higher Learning & Military Service”
Do you have a family member attending an institution of higher learning or in active/inactive or retired military service? Bring a wallet-sized photo and add them to our poster display!
- At the pool: free swim/organized games and races (parents please supervise your children)
- At the indoor walking track: Join us for the 1st Annual Williams Walk, challenge yourself to walk a mile for your health
- At the indoor gym (must be 16+): Use the aerobic and weight machines to work off that meal you just ate
- In the main room: Storytelling and Reminiscing
4:00 – 5:15
- On the basketball court – Games & Contests
- In the main room – Slideshows, Socializing & Family Trivia
5:20 – 6:00
Clean Up….Clean Up. Everybody… Everywhere!
Clean Up…Clean Up Everybody Do Your Share!
Saturday Evening – On Your Own!
Sunday, Oct. 13th
11:00 - 12:00 PM: Worship as a family at Greenwood Baptist Church
12:30 - 2:00 PM: Refreshments and Farewells at The Hill
The Committee would like to remind everyone that “Sunday at the Hill” is an outdoor event. Robert & Nellie’s beloved home is now over 65 years old and as such cannot handle large amounts of traffic. Access to the inside of the house and its one restroom will be limited. We would like to ask all family members to dress for the weather and to please take care of personal needs at the church before coming to the hill.
- 2014 /2015 Reunion Suggestions/Plans/Ideas - Give your input and get involved now!
- More time to reconnect with family
- “For Those Gone On Before” Memorial Planting
- Final Farewells …Until We Meet Again!
We have set aside a block of 20 rooms at the Baymont Inn and Suites in Henderson at a discounted rate. When contacting the hotel, mention that you are with the “Williams & Plummer Family Reunion” to reserve your room at the discounted rate.
Baymont Inn and Suites Henderson/Oxford
400 N Cooper Dr.
Henderson, NC 27536
Phone: (252) 430-0247
The Reunion Committee is: