The descendants of John Clay Eskew and Anna Miranda McDonald gathered together at the Modern Maturity Building on August 3 with 33 people in attendance.
Harold Bettis gave the blessing over a lunch of fried chicken, ham, and other covered dishes brought by the family.
A short business meeting was conducted by Brand Eskew at 2 p.m.
Those attending were Russell and Mary Eskew, Christine Sutton, Sarah Sutton, Katelyn Sutton, Archie and Phyllis Hursman, Terri Eoff, Mary Parrish, Vandalia; Gary Eskew, Anson and Misty Eskew, Shyla Todd, Rachell Todd, Charles Eskew, Kristopher Eskew, Bellflower, Mo.; Eric Eskew, Shawnee Mission, Kan.; Daryl Eskew, Middletown, Mo.; Earl and Louise Bettis, Jacksonville, Ill.; Harold Bettis, Woodson Ill.; Toni Bryant, LaDon Bryant, Travis and Wendy Bryant, Gunner Bryant, Bleyne Bryant, Curryville, Mo.; Brand and Teresa Eskey, Lees Summit, Mo.; Justin and Tara Eskew, Jace Eskew, Avery Eskew, Bowling Green, Mo.