Category Archives: Newsletter


Family Reunion Events & Schedule


Whitley-Collins Reunion 2018 Family Reunion Events & Schedule of Activities and Information. 20-July-2018 – Register and pickup your Welcome Package at the Comfort Inn.

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Reunion Countdown!


From Ruth Spillers | Whitley Collins Descendents | Feb 5 at 8:32am | Reposted Feb 16 at 9:50pm Only T-Shirt money due in full by February 10. No T-Shirts will be sold at the reunion. No extra t shirts will be ordered. For other reunion fees you can still make payments until all is paid […]

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2018 Family Reunion Talent Show


Solo, group singing, instrumentals, comedy, ladies, families, children, men everybody, show us your talent. Inbox me if you want to be on the Family Reunion Talent Show. Colonel Ricky D. Whitley of Woodbridge, Virginia and famous saxophonist Cedric D. Eubanks of Clinton, Mississippi…

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Whitley Collins Family Tree Project


August 23, 2015:  Excerpt from Ruth Spillers Facebook post. Important News Letter. Please Read In Its Entirety! Let’s first give thanks again to Norma Dunbar of Jonesville Louisiana, our head database person. Norma goes way beyond the call of duty. Way, way, way beyond the call. Will Wallace of Culpeper, Virginia, a newcomer but earned […]

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Reunion News 9-Feb-2018


Whitley, Collins, Matthews, Dunbar, Swift, Wright, Woods, King, Square, Spillers, Swift, Ebeck, Turner, Davis, and Descendants. Time to make plans for the Whitley Collins Family Reunion 2018! Contact Ruth Spillers at 228-475-1936.

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Donate


Almost all services performed for Collins Kin are voluntary; a few family members and friends contributing time and service at no cost to Collins Kin. There are also tasks and services associated with Collins Kin that are not provided by volunteer service. Donations from family members towards miscellaneous expenses are a great way to help defray costs and […]

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Collins – Dunbar – Harper Families


16-Feb-2016: Join the grandchildren and great grandchildren of 1Mary Ella Day for a special dinner, breakfast and five (5) day retreat in New Orleans, Louisiana. WHAT Collins – Dunbar – Harper Family Retreat. WHEN – SATURDAY, July 9, 2016, 6:00 PM:  Family Dinner

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Reunion Update From Cousin Ruth


February 9, 2016 | Yesterday at 4:17am  2016 will be a great reunion. You better be there so you won't miss a beat. Jonesville residents, start looking in the newspaper booster for an announcement about the 2016 reunion and somebody let me know that it was put in there or send me a copy. I paid dearly for the announcement.

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Special Announcement About Alcoholic Beverages


Read entire post so that you will know, I forgot to mention, we do not have alcohol at any of our events. We always have an excellent time at the reunion and food to no end… More

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Clara Belle Williams (1885-1994)


Clara Belle Williams was the first black graduate of New Mexico State University. Many of her professors would not allow her inside the class room, she had to take notes from the hallway. She was also not allowed to walk with her class on graduation day.

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