Descendants invited to 120th Horn family reunion

Published 8:37 pm Thursday, July 14, 2022

LUVERNE – The 120 th  annual Horn Family Reunion is scheduled for July 17, 2022 at
the Crenshaw County Lake Pavilion, located five miles south of Luverne off U.S.
Highway 331 near Brantley. Horn relatives and friends will gather at this lakeside
outdoor retreat for family fun, great food, and fellowship. There will be a sign and
balloons marking the road.

The Horn Family Reunion, held traditionally each third Sunday in July, is the oldest
consecutive family gathering recorded in Alabama history. Family members gather
from across Alabama and surrounding nearby states to celebrate the Horn family’s
rich heritage.

Relatives and descendants of Richard Whitehead Horn and Rebecca Cox Horn are
encouraged to attend. The Horn Reunion’s history dates back to 1903 and was held
at the historic Horn Shelter in Glenwood for many years.

Richard Whitehead Horn and Rebecca Cox Horn settled in what was then known as
Pike County in 1826. Later the area became known as Crenshaw County in 1867.
This year’s 120 th  Horn Family Reunion will begin at approximately 11:00 a.m. CST and
conclude around 3:30 p.m. A brief business meeting will be held at noon. Lunch will
be served at approximately 12:30 p.m., after the business meeting and special
recognitions conclude.

For more information, contact Becky Horn Rogers at (334) 300-2581, or Wayne
Gibson at (334) 335-3165 in Glenwood, or Mary Frances Garner at (334) 318-0596.