Sept 23, 2012: Reunion has 222 attendees
WILSON, N.C. -- The 111th Stancil Reunion, for descendants of John Thomas and Delaney Sasser Stancil, was held on Sept. 23, 2012, at the Moose Club in Wilson, NC. The reunion is held annually on the fourth Sunday of September.
John Thomas Stancil and Delaney Catherine Sasser were married in Johnston County on July 15, 1860. They hosted the first Stancil Reunion in 1902. It was attended by their 11 living children, their families and several friends. Children attending were Walter Henry, Samuel, Josiah, Tempy Ann, John Archer, Arnettie, Alvin Rosco, Harvey Arthur, George Ira, Catherine and Thomas ‘Tommy’ Ruffin. Two did not have any living descendants, Catherine and Tommy. The welcome was given by Renn Stancil Hinton of the George Branch. Delbridge Narron of the Henry Branch gave the annual Treasurer’s report. Following the blessing by Tommy Stancil of the George Branch, members enjoyed a covered dish meal.
Henry, Samuel, Josiah, Tempy Ann, John Archer, Arnettie, Alvin, Harvey and George.
GRANDCHILD OF JOHN THOMAS AND DELANEY ATTENDS
Donell Franklin Stancil, son of Alvin Rosco Stancil
THE OLDEST AND YOUNGEST MEMBERS PRESENT
Thelma Stancil Pipkin, 91, born Nov. 20, 1920, of the Samuel Branch. Youngest member was Ethan Thomas Gunst, 10 ˝ months, born Nov. 7, 2011, of the George Branch. Ethan is the son of Ross and Elizabeth Stancil Gunst and grandson of Marty and Thomas ‘Tommy’ Emmette Stancil, III.
MEMBERS OVER 80 YEARS OLD WHO ATTENDED
Alice Stancil Price, 89, Tempy Ann Branch; Sidney Stancil, 88, John Archer Branch; Al Lavie, Jr., 86, George Branch; Ray Stancil, 87, Samuel Branch; Doris Stancil, 87, Harvey Branch; Ruby Stancil Creech, 85, Henry Branch; Grover Creech, 85, Henry Branch; Billy Godwin, 82, Henry Branch: Muriel Stancil 82, Samuel Branch: Billy Pitman, 82, Harvey Branch: Jackie Pittman, 81, Harvey Branch; Donell Stancil, 80, Alvin Branch.
Tempy Ann Branch: Alice Stancil Price, Savannah Beasley, Emily Beasley, Amy Price Beasley, Stacy Beasley, Elizabeth Price, Peyton Price, Sammy and Winnie Price and Brent Price. By Anne Stancil Langston
John Archer Branch: Sidney Stancil, Pat Devine, Marty Sellers, Mary Jo Stancil, Betty Stancil Brown, Edward Stancil, Meredith and Mike Brown and Maura Stancil.
By Ty Hinton
FOUR GENERATIONS WHO ATTENDED
Alice Stancil Price, Sammy Price, Amy Price Beasley, Savannah and Emily Beasley from the Tempy Ann Branch; Alice Stancil Price, Sammy Price, Brent Price, Peyton Price from the Tempy Ann Branch; Sidney Stancil, Betty Stancil Brown, Mike Brown and Meredith Brown from the John Archer Branch.
MEMBERS TRAVELING THE GREATEST DISTANCE
Frank Eason of the George Branch, from Cathedral City, CA~2506 miles.
Hank and Judy Stancil Phillips of the Alvin Branch, from Miami, FL~811 miles.
Ash Hinton, of the George Branch, from Pensacola, FL~765 miles.
Donna and Skip Bowes, of the Josiah Branch, from Concord, NH~745 miles.
Marty Sellers, Pat Devine of the John Archer Branch, from North Grosvenordale, CT~648 miles.
Lynn and J.P. Hales, III, of the Tempy Ann Branch, from Arab, AL~600 miles.
Jerry Stancil of the Samuel Branch for securing the location; Tommy and Marty Stancil of the George Branch for Purchasing supplies, Set-up and Clean-up, assisted by Jerry Stancil, Monica Mann, Steve Stancil of the Samuel Branch; Delbridge Narron of the Henry Branch, and others; Bobby Hinton of the George Branch, for printing the family trees and to JG Renfrow, Glenn Schore and Hale Stancil of the George Branch, Jerry Stancil of the Samuel Branch, who put them up; Treva Stancil Devers, Brittni Devers of the Henry Branch, Renee Eason Warren of the George Branch were in charge of registration; Marty Sellers, Pat Devine of the John Archer Branch were in charge of sales; Anne Stancil Langston of the Josiah Branch, Georgeanne Stancil Schore, Coree Hinton, Ty Hinton of the George Branch were in charge of photographs. Nancy Cayton Baldree of the Henry Branch was in charge of lemonade.
Renn Stancil Hinton of the George Branch. email@example.com.
Coree Hinton, Katie Williams of the George Branch, Laura Baldree Garrett of the Henry Branch.
Ronnie Carter of the Josiah Branch.
Delbridge Narron of the Henry Branch
For 50 years, Donell Stancil, Alvin Branch, was our treasurer.
NEWSLETTER, WEBSITE, FACEBOOK, STANCIL RECORD, CDs, COLLAGES
Ty Hinton of the George Branch: Please send news and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/JohnThomasStancilFamily.
Hale Stancil, of the George Branch, keeps the Stancil Family Tree. Contact Hale by email at email@example.com to update your family information. The family tree information will not be posted online.
James Viverette of the Harvey Branch stores the 4 Generation Family Tree made by Gilda Renfrow Six, of the George Branch, photographs of John Thomas Stancil, Delaney Sasser Stancil and others; Tommy Stancil III of the George Branch who stores the reunion collages; Renn Stancil Hinton, of the George Branch, writes, updates and stores family books.
Wayne Stancil, Marshall McCall, Rodney Stancil of the Alvin Branch, take care of the Stancil Cemetery; Jerry Stancil, of the Samuel Branch, takes care of the Howell Cemetery and makes sure the Hales Cemetery is maintained; Eloise Hill Sidelinger, of the Tempy Ann Branch, takes care of the Hill Cemetery.