Gorrell Reunion 27 Aug 1934 The Iola Register Pg 2
ring the the At the recessional the witness a gift to and a the Anderson belonged every Jlcimlon of Gorrell Family. Levi. Herushaw Gorrell, born in Martin-sburg, Va., and Mary Ann CoUett born in Morganstown, Ind., were married in Indiana Feb. 4, 1857; In 18G6 .they joined a group of families coming to Kansas and settled in Ipla,' Kas., where Mr. Gorrell owned and operated a black- .smith shop on the present site j of the Keltey hotel. Mr. Gorrell lived to be 93 years old. and Mr.s. Gorrell Gorrell lived to be 80 years old. On Aug^. 19, 1934, a reunion of the descenl9ants of these people was held at the home; Of E. J. ColUas, near Lone' Elm, Kas. It was a day of pleasure, memoirs, and good will. Five children are now living and were present: James H. of Salina, Kas., John Wi of Centerville, Kas., Mrs. Dell Brown, Modesto, Calif., twin brothers Elmer H. and Elsworth" Elsworth" G. of Centerville and lola, Kas. Mrs. Anna Gorrell, I>ut;nam. Okla., wife of Willis P., was present. The following were present at the reunion: Mr. ahd Mrs. E. J. Collins, Avis and 'Viola. Lone Elm; Mrs. Mable Boydston, LaVerrie, Byron, Junior, Margaret Mae, CentervUle, Kas.; Mi. and Mrs. Harlan Gorrell, Irma Lee, Edith, Parker, Kas.; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gorrell, Gordon, GWinn, Centerville, Kas.; Mr. and Mrs. 'Walter GorreU,, Larry, Humboldt, Humboldt, Kas.; Mrs. Frances, Ettie, Lottie Lottie GorreU, Centerville 4nd lola. Mrs.E. J. Collins, granddaughter of L. H. and Mary Gorrell compased the following lines as a tribute to :the occasion! and stated that it contained contained the essence of the lives of hen relatives for over fifty years in Kansas. 'What the Gorrell name .stands for: G—Ls for good'which we all arc; These relalivcis and . friends who've met from near and far. O—Is for obedience, the wlord kind and true, as through the years we travel or part with you. Rr-Ls for righteous love and duti- fiil care, to all motherl&ss chli- , drcn; guided to a home over there; E—Is for everyone, both young and old, to remember these verses we've made up and told. L—Ls for love to sister and brother, to small tiny babe, both father . and mother. L—Ls for lack of the knowledge to do; if I've made mistakes, excuse excuse me, will you? —Reporter. ' The principal tenets of the Bahai faith are defined as the coptlnuity of divine revelation, the spiritual oneness of humanity, and the providential providential character of this age as the dawn of universal faith..