S: 2012 McKinney Family Reunion - Columbia, South Carolina
BC: "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
FC: 2012 Reunion Memories By Barbara Walker | “Celebrating Our Roots”
1: Dear Family, Welcome to the 2012 McKinney Family Reunion! I truly and sincerely appreciate your participation in this biennial event. It would not be possible without your involvement and support! Thank God for blessing us with another opportunity to spend time together as descendants of Papa Joe and Mama Mary McKinney! Deidre T. Richburg 2012 Reunion Coordinator and Hostess
2: WELCOME FAMILY Blessing -Joseph K. McKinney, Jr. Poem - Richburg Children Speaker - Barbara Walker “Celebrating Our Roots” Reflections Each Family Memorial - Levelma Simmons Recognitions - Cynthia Gillispie-Thomas Thank U Deidre Richburg for another wonderful reunion.
3: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. - CathyAllen | "CELEBRATING OUR ROOTS"
4: Family Gathering at Findlay Park in Columbus, SC
7: Live well, laugh often, love much
8: CHERISH | ____________________________________________________________
9: A family is pieced together with hope and faith. A family is quilted and bound with love and grace.
10: Swimming @ The Marriott
15: IT'S NOT WHAT WE HAVE IN OUR LIFE, BUT WHO WE HAVE IN OUR LIFE THAT COUNTS. - J. M. Laurence
17: It's the moments I spend with you that build the memories which last a lifetime. -M Gutierrez
21: IS NOT MEASURED BY THE BREATHS WE TAKE BUT THE MOMENTS THAT TAKE OUR BREATH AWAY. | LIFE
24: Live Love Laugh | DANCE DANCE DANCE
25: Dance Like Nobody's Watching | Celebrate
28: FAMILY FUN
29: Families fill our lives with happiness and laughter leaving us memories to treasure today and forever after. | Keeping family memories alive one picture at a time
30: Joseph McKinney and Mary Pearson – better known as Papa Joe and Mama Mary, were parents of 7 children: Ludella, L. Douglas, Egazie, Eleaza, Learlie, Calvesta and Joseph Kadell. Mama Mary died in 1930. Papa Joe died in 1949 | Our History
31: Bottom Left around to Bottom Right: Ludella L. Douglas Learlie Eleaza Egazie Calvesta Joseph Kadell