2016 LDLM Family Reunion wrapup & pics

The 2016 68th Annual LDLM Family Reunion is in the record books!

Picture gallery is now available. Click below to view:

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We have several to thank, for making this reunion a success.

  • Julie Foster and staff @ Drury Plaza Hotel – Franklin, TN
  • Granite City Food & Brewery – Franklin, TN
  • GrayLine Tours – Nashville, TN
  • City of Franklin Parks Department – Franklin, TN
  • Roc’s BBQ – Nashville, TN – https://www.facebook.com/rocsbbq
  • RhinoPic Photography – Nashville,TN – http://rhinopic.wix.com/rhinopicwebpg
  • Pastor Brandon Mason & the Locust Ridge PB Church Family – Arrington, TN – http://www.locustridgepbc.org/
  • LDLM Committee and volunteers – Tamela-Chair, Latoya, Velendia, Gearldine, Wilhemina, Anthony, and others.
  • ….and most importantly, YOU!

Additional notes:

  • Annual Family Reunion Meeting notes will be made available to all for review soon. Highlights from meeting include: 2017 Huntsville, AL reunion; 2018 Memphis,TN reunion; Family seed money details; Family elders reunion fee waivers; LDLM calendar effort and more.
  • Many inquired about the audio/video broadcast of Sunday’s Locust Ridge Church services. The committee is working to secure a copy.
  • Bessie E. Lane scholarship recipient – Sheldon Drake’s essay – ‘What Family Means to Me’ – coming soon. Congrats Sheldon!
  • LDLM Family Reunion booklet(electronic copy) – c/o Wilhemina Burwell – coming soon.
  • We will be sending out a survey, for all reunion attendees and future attendees to provide feedback on the location, hotel accommodations, activities, and more. We want to hear from you! We want to pass along your thoughts to future reunion committees.

That about covers it…. Thanks again to all who participated, the reunion committee was honored to serve and host you.

-A.Burwell – anthony@ldlmfamily.com

 

 

2016 LDLM Family Reunion Reminder! Hotel Reservations deadline – June 19th!

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Hello Family. Please see the details below for the 68th Annual LDLM Family Reunion in Nashville, TN.

Deadline approaching – June 19th,2016 deadline for hotel reservations – Our host hotel will be the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin, TN. Click here to reserve your room now! or call 800-378-7946 and the group/booking code is 2274917.

Please view/download the LDLM reunion letter here: Word or PDFupdated May 1, 2016

Please view/download the LDLM registration form here: Excel or PDF

Important reunion dates to remember:

  • June 19th,2016 deadline for hotel reservations – Our host hotel will be the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin, TN. Click here to reserve your room now!
  • July 1st,2016 deadline for reunion fees – Please send payment via Paypal or postal mail your check or money order. Details are located in the reunion letter.
  • July 21-24th,2016 – LDLM Family Reunion in Nashville, TN!

For questions, please contact a reunion committee member today:

Tamela Burwell – tamela@ldlmfamily.com

Anthony Burwell  – anthony@ldlmfamily.com

Latoya Muckles –  latoya@ldlmfamily.com

Gearldine Bailey – gearldine@ldlmfamily.com

Velendia Burwell –velendia@ldlmfamily.com

We will continue to communicate the latest reunion news and updates on the LDLM Family Website – www.ldlmfamily.com. If you are not on the email distribution list, please select the Family Directory link on the menu/top to provide your contact information. We will provide communication updates on the LDLM Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/ldlmfamily/. We also will send updates to via GroupMe text messaging. Please join here: https://web.groupme.com/join_group/21876866/cqr3NQ

Twins’ 90th Birthday Parties pics

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That’s right….parties…as in two! The Twins – Ellen Walton and Helen Burwell, celebrated their 90th birthday(May 9th) with two birthday parties. Each party joined by a host of family and friends.

The first party was held in Detroit, MI on Saturday April 30th. The second party was held in Huntsville, AL on Saturday May 7th. Click the picture above, or click here to view the pictures. Additional Detroit pictures, can be found on Facebook here. Enjoy and share!

In Memoriam: Marcella Artisa Scruggs

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Hello LDLM Family & Friends,

Celebrating the life of Marcella “Tangie” Scruggs. On the evening of March 15, 2016 Marcella closed her eyes to rest in the arms of the Lord. She was surrounded by her husband, children, mother and siblings. Marcella was born in Mobile, Alabama on April 11, 1962. She was the first born of Ollie and Martha Archie. She gave her life to Christ at any early age at St. James P.B. Church; where she was a member until she was no longer able to attend due to illness. Marcella was blessed with the heart of a nurturer at a young age; affectionately known among her siblings as # 1; she was always a huge help with caring for them….

Click here to read the complete obituary and view photo gallery: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Marcella-Scruggs&lc=9505&pid=178074284&uuid=39bc18e9-512e-4c71-94d2-521a8a0c8ad5

We ask that you keep the family in your prayers.

For those who wish to leave a comment or condolences for the family, you may do so by clicking ‘Leave a Comment’ at the top of this post, or use the ‘Comment’ section at the bottom.

In Memoriam: Georgia Lee Moore Lane

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Hello LDLM Family & Friends,

Please see the details below, for the Memorial Service for Georgia Lee Moore Lane.

May 15,1932 – February 17, 2016

http://www.nelmsmemorial.net/memsol.cgi?user_id=1749522

Funeral service for Mrs. Georgia Lee Moore Lane was held Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 12:00 noon at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church (759 Pine Grove Road – Harvest, AL) where the Reverend Gregory McGlathery officiated.  Interment proceeded in the East Cemetery.

We ask that you keep the family in your prayers.

For those who wish to leave a comment or condolences for the family, you may do so by clicking ‘Leave a Comment’ at the top of this post, or use the ‘Comment’ section at the bottom.

2016 LDLM Family Reunion – Nashville, TN – July 21-24

Hello LDLM Family,

Please mark your calendars, request leave/time off and Save The Date for the 2016 Lightfoot, Drake, Lane & Moore Family Reunion in Nashville, TN. The reunion dates are Thursday, July 21st through July 24, 2016.

Please spread the word via text/email/phone to all family members.

We will continue to keep everyone updated, with our email listing, Facebookand on the LDLM Family Website – www.ldlmfamily.com
*We will send 1, possibly 2 mailing letters out to known addresses. 

Please encourage everyone to visit the website, to provide your contact information. Please don’t assume that we have the information already. Click here.

We are looking forward to seeing everyone in Nashville in exactly 5 months and 19 days! 🙂

Take care and God bless!

-2016 LDLM Family Reunion Committee
Hosts: Anthony and Tamela
*More committee members to be named soon.

Homegoing Announcement: Therrell Morris

Hello LDLM Family & Friends,

Please see the details below, for the Memorial Service for Therrell Morris.

We ask that you keep the family in your prayers, during this time.

For those who wish to leave a comment or condolences for the family, you may do so below (see/select Comments at the bottom).

(We will make sure that the family receives all of the entries.)

The Family Hour and Memorial Service details are below.

Family Hour
Saturday, February 6, 2016
10:00 A.M.
Prayer Temple of Love
12375 Woodward Avenue
Highland Park, MI 48203
313-883-6221

Memorial Service
Saturday, February 6, 2016
11:00 A.M.
Prayer Temple of Love
12375 Woodward Avenue
Highland Park, MI 48203
313-883-6221

For more information, please contact her sons, Michael Lowman at 313-318-0595 or LaMoris Lowman at 313-333-0700.

Please send all flowers, cards and other condolences to the following address:
1662 Bournemouth Road
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236

We will provide any corrections/updates immediately by email, website and on our Facebook page.

Homegoing Announcement: Kennedy Lightfoot Wilmink

Hello LDLM Family & Friends,

Please see the details below, for the Homegoing Announcement for Kennedy Lee Lightfoot Wilmink.

We ask that you keep the family in your prayers, during this time.

Ken’Sha Lightfoot and Dennis Wilmink would like to announce the passing of their son Kennedy Lee Lightfoot Wilmink on August 7, 2015, he died in the womb in Amsterdam, The Netherlands at 31 weeks. He was named after his grandfather Kennedy Lightfoot of Boston, Ma. On August 14th they held a beautiful homegoing for Kennedy, and now he is with the Lord. They would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support.

For those who wish to provide a comment or condolences for the family, please email Ken’Sha at Klightfoot10@gmail.com

Homegoing Announcement: Constance Crutcher

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Hello LDLM Family & Friends,

Please see the details below, for the Homegoing Celebration for Constance Crutcher.

We ask that you keep the family in your prayers, during this time.

For those who wish to leave a comment for the family, you may do so at the bottom (see/select Comments at the bottom):
http://www.ldlmfamily.com/wp/?p=143

(We will make sure that the family receives all of the entries.)

The Viewing, Family Hour, and Funeral Service details are below.

Funeral Home:
Carver Memorial Funeral Home
19301 Van Dyke Street
Detroit, MI 48234
313-892-8300
http://www.cavermemorial.com/

Viewing
Sunday, November 1, 2015
2 P.M. – 8 P.M.
Carver Memorial Funeral Home
19301 Van Dyke Street
Detroit, MI 48234
313-892-8300
http://www.cavermemorial.com/

Family Hour
Monday, November 2, 2015
10:00 A.M.
Prayer Temple of Love
12375 Woodward Avenue
Highland Park, MI 48203

Service
Monday, November 2, 2015
11:00 A.M.
Prayer Temple of Love
12375 Woodward Avenue
Highland Park, MI 48203

 

2016 – 68th LDLM Family Reunion – Nashville, TN

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Hello Family! We hope all are well.

Next year’s 68th Annual LDLM Family Reunion will be held in Nashville, TN.

The reunion committee is working to finalize the dates and other immediate planning for the event.

We need your help with a couple of items that we would like to complete by the end of the year:

  1. Completion of a full LDLM Family Tree.
  2. Updated contact information for each family member and/or household. Email, cell/home phone, or mailing address.   *Select the ‘LDLM Family Directory‘ link at the top of the page to provide your information now.

*We will be asking a few family members to help us gather this information. The holidays are coming up, so we hope this will be an easy task.

Please stay tuned for updates. We will continue to send emails and make posts to the LDLM Family Facebook page.

Thanks and God bless!

– LDLM Reunion Committee

Anthony and Tamela