NORFOLK, Va. (January 20, 2012) – The Whitehurst family will hold a Whitehurst Town Hall meeting on February 17, 2012, at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. This event is a precursor to the family reunion that will be celebrated June 14 – 17, 2012, in Norfolk, Virginia at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. Many of the Whitehurst Family members are descendants of Norfolk natives, Sawdea and Mary Whitehurst. Inviting family and friends from all over the world, the Whitehurst Family is looking to expand its legacy. The growing reunion is moving to Norfolk, VA and will bear the theme of “Home is Where the Heart is”.  For more information on reunion events please visit

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