Anniversaries from December 2002
Gentrys observe 60th anniversary
Glen and Rose Gentry of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Oct. 5, 2002, with a reception and dinner at Delmonico's in Jackson. Hosts were their daughter-in-law, Karen Gentry; and granddaughters, Lori Wills, Amy Haertling and Jill Noel...
Williams celebrate 62 years
Mr. and Mrs. James F. Williams Jr. of Crump celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary last week. The couple was married Dec. 2, 1940. They have lived at Crump all their married life. Their children and spouses are: Jim and Donna Williams; Sharon and Stan Kight, Saundra and Fred Kight, Donna and Jerry Willer, Yvonne and Ed Rhodes, Pam and Gene Davis, and Marsha and Kenny Bohnsack...
Youngs mark golden event
Dr. and Mrs. John Young of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner and reception Sept. 1, 2002, at First Baptist Church. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Guests attended from Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Scott City, Ozark and Lawson, Mo.; Pocahontas and Rogers, Ark.; Waterloo, Ill.; Colorado Springs and Greeley, Colo.; Mesa and Peoria, Ariz.; Wichita, Kan.; Grapevine, Texas; Cincinnati, Ohio; and New York City, N.Y...
Crawfords mark 60 years
John and Louise Crawford of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at Holiday Inn Nov. 28, 2002. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. The Crawfords were married Nov. 14, 1942, in Jackson. Their attendants were Charles and Imogene Moore, brother-in-law and sister of Mrs. Crawford...
Meyrs married 60 years
Mr. and Mrs. Elton Meyr of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at Delmonico's Oct. 20, 2002. Hosts were their children and spouses, Ronald and Janice Meyr and Susan and Lynn Ludwig, all of Jackson. Guests attended from Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Frohna, New Wells, Pocahontas, Perryville, St. Louis and St. Charles, Mo...
Poes to observe 45 years
Ronald and Carolyn Poe of Jackson will celebrate their 45th wedding anniversary Dec. 31. The Poes are formerly of Cape Girardeau. They are members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. He retired from Cape Girardeau Fire Department with 30 years of service...
Wyatts to mark 50th event
Mr. and Mrs. Dalton Wyatt of Cape Girardeau will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 24. The couple was honored at a reception Nov. 30, 2002, at Liberty Family Life Center in Hickory, Ky., hosted by their children. Wyatt and Maretta Owen were married Dec. 24, 1952, at Liberty Baptist Church by the Rev. B.F. Bynum. Their attendants were Charles and Kathaleen Wyatt...