Andrews/Adams family reunion

For more than 95 years, the families of the late John and Estella (Andrews) Adams (Lyons, Kan.) and Harry R. and Nellie Andrews (rural Ellsworth, Kan.) have gathered.

Family members came together for the 2018 reunion July 26-29 at the Air Capital City of Wichita, Kan. Dixie Voss Anders, Hoxie, Kan., was in charge of arrangements.

Mari Tucker organized a luncheon and 90th birthday celebration Friday, July 27, for her mother, Betty (Voss) Deutscher, at the River City Brewery in Wichita. Sean (Voss) Anders and his guitar provided entertainment. Ralph Voss encouraged the cousins to join him in the Voss family adaptation of Irene Adams Voss’ song, “Goodnight Irene.” Three generations of the family shared memories and family stories.

Grandchildren of the Andrews/Adams family attending were: Irene (Adams) Voss children: Betty (Voss) Deutscher, Topeka, Kan.; Joyce (Voss) Elliott, Jim and Marilyn (Voss) Rodgers, and Earl and Alice (Voss) Sneath, all from Great Bend; Grace (Voss) Brown, Lyons; Ralph and Glenda Voss, Birmingham, Ala.; Harold and Shirley (Voss) Cheatum, Hutchinson, Kan.

Irene Adams (Voss) grandchildren: Beckie (Elliot) Armstrong, Great Bend; Clark Wayne and Sue Elliot, Lyons; Ken and Carey (Griffin)Wingett, Topeka; Mike and Mari (Griffin)Tucker, Lucas Kan.; David and Vickie (Voss) Kaplan, Arlington, Va.; Dixie (Voss) Anders, Hoxie; Walker Voss, Hays, Kan.

Irene Adams (Voss) great-grandchildren: Kash and Kyler Voss, Hays; Sean Anders, Sidney, Neb.; Kara (Voss) and Kelly Guss, Port Neches, Texas.

Bessie (Adams) Boggs children: Margaret (Boggs) Hutchison, Abilene, Kan.;

Bessie (Adams) Boggs grandchildren: Stevan and Sharon (Boggs family) Cooper, Chase, Kan.

Art Adams children: Don Adams, Fort Worth, Texas; Lynn (Adams) Bussell, Enid, Okla.

Florence (Adams) Bayse grandchildren: Lisa (Bayse) Franzel, Lafayette, Calif.

The next Adams and Andrews family reunion will be a potluck noon lunch Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Great Bend, Kan.

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