The annual Tompkins reunion, families of the nine children of the late John an Abi Tompkins of Byers, was held July 20, at the IOOF Lodge in St. John with 43 relatives attending. Mark and Doris Tompkins and Kevin and Laura Davis hosted the reunion.
A covered dish lunch was served at noon. After lunch, family pictures were taken, followed by visiting and reminiscing.
In attendance were Mark and Doris Tompkins and Laura and Kevin Davis, St. John; Jane Tompkins, Mary Ann Sorries, Amanda Meiklejohn and Jace, Bryan Evans, Braydeu Evans, Mitch Evans and Shelby Stimatze, Pratt; Marvin Julian, Stafford; Brad and Rae Ann Brack, Teresa Bachand, and Kenny and Fern Tompkins, Great Bend; Becky and Jim Wells, and Stan and Maxine Julian, Hutchinson; Janet Ferguson and Roger
and Patty Wellman, Wichita; Brian and Lindy Savoy, Derby; Todd Tompkins, Oberlin; Gene and Kathy O’Mara, Reading; and Kathy Schepers, Liberal; Sheryl Tompkins, Culver City, Calif.; Sydney Perry, Indiahoma, Okla.; Beth and Owen Perry, Lawton, Okla.; Dick and Nadine Evans, Branson, Mo.; Jim and Barbara Clure, Shawnee, Okla.; Ed and Carol Berry, Arlington, Texas; and Mark Tompkins and Hudson, Centennial, Colo.