The Smith Family Reunion began in 1959. Originally it was held at Bennett Springs State Park around the 4th of July every year. One year it was held in Carthage Missouri because Flossie Ennis was ill with cancer. It was held in Springfield, Missouri one year at Phelps Grove Park. It was held the remainder of years at Bennett Springs until around 1989. When it was held in Buffalo, Mo. Now we get together Memorial weekend for Sunday dinner at Pleasant Hill Church, Leadmine, Missouri.
This is Pleasant Hill Church.
David Smith is standing in the back with his wife in the plaid shirt and their new baby. Sitting are Spencer Vanderhoof, Helen Madden, Grover Smith, Jim Smith and Huston Jenkins. Richard Madden is sitting behind Jim. They all look like they enjoyed dinner.