Anniversaries from January 2005
James to mark 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. James of Table Rock Lake, Mo., will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 29, 2005. A celebration will be held at a later date. James and Janis Pierce were married Jan. 29, 1955, in Sikeston, Mo., by the Rev. E.D. Owens. They are formerly of Cape Girardeau. He was a teacher in Jackson eight years, and then was a school administrator 26 years in Illinois and Missouri. Mrs. James was a teacher 18 years in Missouri, including Cape Girardeau School District...
Kesters observe 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kester of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Dec. 11, 2004, at New Bethel Baptist Church at Fruitland. The couple renewed their vows, with John Rhodes conducting the ceremony. About 90 guests attended the ceremony and dinner...
Parcells married 40 years
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Parcell of Lexington, N.C., observed their 40th wedding anniversary with a family celebration Dec. 24, 2004, at the home of Jane Grojean of Cape Girardeau, sister of Mrs. Parcell. Parcell and JoAnn Cantrell were married Sept. 6, 1964. They are formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Sanfords to mark 69 years
Mr. and Mrs. James Sanford of Scott City will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary Jan. 4, 2005. Sanford and Laura Humphrey were married Jan. 4, 1936, in Jackson. The couple has a daughter, Betty Rosenquist of Scott City; four grandchildren, Deaonna (Paul) Dale of Salem, Mo., Ed Ressel Jr. of Kelso, Mo., Deborah (Rick) Tittle of Sikeston, Mo., James Ressel of Cape Girardeau; and five great-grandchildren, Ian, Isaac, Eric, Amber and Sean Dannenmueller...
Reeds celebrate 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. John Reed of Cape Girardeau recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house. Hosts were their children, grandchildren, and a sister of Mrs. Reed. The couple was married Dec. 19, 1954, at Red Star Baptist Church. The Reeds have three sons, Richard (Cheryl) Reed, Robert (Regina) Reed, and Ronald (Terri) Reed. They have four grandchildren, Rachel, Roma Ann, Richard II and Jude; and four great-grandchildren, Sierra, Logan, Ridge and Lucas...