A large crowd was on hand for the Shimer-Ford reunion held Saturday at the Mt. Zion Community Park, mostly descendants of Okey and Annie Cunningham Shimer of Freed, and many of the children of Ollie Shimer Ford, 91, of Cabot Station and the late Alfred Ford.

Alfred and Ollie Shimer Ford had fourteen children, Anes Ford, Josephine Church, Mabel Sampson, Ellemadine Bevins, Avery Ford, Ronnie Ford, Billy Ford, Roger Ford, Butch Ford, Nina Dawson and Judy Gainer. Deceased children include Mazine, Terry and Dina.

THE SHIMER SISTERS (L to R) Pearl Reed, 84; Blanch Kendall, 79; Goldy Arthur, 87; and Ollie Ford, 91

REUNION FOLKS (L to R) Sharon Yeager, Carol Dye, Arvilla Millican, Josephine Church, Sue Swisher, Mildred Wyer and Freeda Digman

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