The descendants of B.A. and Dora McCoy Cook met at the Lake Victor Community Center in Burnet County on July 19th.
The children of B.A. and Dora were: Bessie Harris Smith, Vera Turnipseed, Maggie Kincaid, Goldia Harkey, Ruth Kincaid, Melvin Cook, and Maybelle Ray. Maybelle Ray of Cherokee is the only one of the children still living.
A potluck dinner was enjoyed by all. Everyone enjoyed visiting and taking pictures.
Those attending were: Maybelle and Gary Ray from Cherokee; Joyce, Randy and Brandon Capps from Lampasas; Milly and Les Bearss from Austin; Ruth Newberry and Maxine Briggs from Nixon; Pat and Elaine Turnipseed from The Colony; Dale and William Turnipseed from Steilacoom, WA; Wanda Turnipseed from Dallas; Norman Turnipseed from Garland; Jeanie and Tim Kropp from Mesquite; Sue and Eddie Quinteros from Blue Ridge; Alayna, Samantha, Adam, Alyssa and Dustin Frazier from Ingleside; Joy Sims from Warr Acres, OK; Steven Pogue from Bethany, OK; Dennis Pogue, David Pogue, and Robert and Nancy Merkey, all from Oklahoma City, OK; Mike, Debbie, Jake, Jena and Joanne Newberry from Rockport; James Newberry from Corpus Christi; Dot Creasey from Burnet; Nikki Sanders and Laura, stationed at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio; and Glecia Anderson and son, Balian, from Ft. Hood. Glecia is scheduled to go to Iraq in January.
A special thanks goes to Ruth Newberry and her grandchildren for decorating the tables at the community center.