Colbert family reunion set for Sept. 29

Melissa AltdoerfferThe descendants of James Logan Colbert’s family are shown. The descendants’ fourth annual family reunion is set for Sept. 29 in the Banquet Hall of the Chickasaw Nation Community Center in Tishomingo.

The fourth annual Colbert descendants family reunion will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sept. 29 in the banquet hall of the Chickasaw Nation Community Center at 818 E. Sixth St. in Tishomingo. 

Please plan to attend if you are a direct descendant of any of James Logan Colbert’s children: Sally Colbert Love, William Colbert, Joseph Colbert, Samuel Colbert, Levi Colbert, George Colbert, James Colbert or Susan Colbert Allen. 

The schedule of events includes a barbecue, games and opportunities to share family photos, genealogy charts, documents, books and recipes. Family members who are also artists are encouraged to bring samples of your work (traditional or nontraditional) to display and share with the family. There will be drawings for door prizes. 

The reunion is free for family members and open to all ages. For more information, contact Melissa Altdoerffer at (405) 761-3658.