The descendants of the late Benjamin Franklin and Sara Pitts Snider met on June 15 at the Swilley lodge in Hazen for their 42nd annual reunion.

Of the 22 cousins, eight of the 11 surviving were present. Phone calls were made to Jean Clarke of Wichita, Kansas and Charlie Willoughby of West Columbia, Texas, who were unable to attend for health reasons. Ed Snider asked the blessing for the bountiful pot luck meal, enjoyed by all.

Others in attendance were: Jane Head, Lisa Head, and Sheri, Van and Jaxson Speed of Keller, Texas; Bobbie Sue, Logan and Lauren Head of San Antonio, Texas; Mark, Denise and Phillip Woods of Spring, Texas; Doug Angie, Cole and Clay Swilley of Wylie, Texas; Marvin and Juanita Mott of Waxahachie, Texas; Keith, Tracie and Sydney Snider of Lexington, Tenn.; Bryannie, Beverly and Brooke Swilley of Franklin, Tenn.; Carolyn O’ Brian and Susan Jones of Mahomet, Ill.; Clyde Snider, Becca Snider Tally, Steve and Beith Snider, Edwayna Howard, Kevin McNay, Berkley McNay and Allison Prigmore of Little Rock; Joe and Leta Garrison, Seth Milan, Diann Howard and Norma Snider of Searcy; Andrew and Sara Silverman of North Little Rock; Jon Baker of El Dorrado; Mike Baker of Cabot; Lloyd Snider of Humphrey; Mike Howard of Heber Springs; Eddie Baker, Bunni Carroll, Chris Weems and B.W. and Hazel Swilley of Hazen; David, Shelia and Emily Woods, Wes and Ruth Woods of Carlisle; and Gerald Snider of Ulm.

Milton and Hallie Snider Stovesand of Stuttgart visited after lunch.

The next reunion is planned for the same time and place next year.