|The lunch meetin' has been going on for several years, pretty much the
same folks coming for lunch nearly every
day at the Koffee Kup Restaurant, formerly JoAnn's.|
The Lunch Bunch
Left to right: Jackie Robinson, Sue McCoy, Evelyn
Campbell, Mary Ann Barrows, Ila Grey Snider.
(Missing, Marie Cheesebrew)
"We talk about most everything, and try not to repeat ourselves,"
commented Mary Ann Barrows, one of the
faithfuls. She is the former editor and publisher of The Calhoun
Chronicle. The oldest member of the group, Gladys
Weaver Stump, just died at the age of 92.
"We laugh a lot, and end
up talking about our families", said Evelyn
Campbell. Jackie Robinson, perhaps the youngest of the group, often
recalls stories from her younger "gadding
about" days, and Ila Grey Snider, who is one of the principal
organizers of the Calhoun High School annual
reunion, often reports on the whereabouts of former graduates.
McCoy, who now resides part of the time in
Parkersburg, joins the group a couple of days a week to "catch up."
One ad hoc member of the group, Marie
Sturm Cheesebrew, checks in from time to time.
"And lots of other
folks sit down and visit with us", said Barrows.
"We like that." The Silver Girls was a name given the group by Gladys Weaver
Stump, who never wanted to be so old as a