Anniversaries from May 2005
Hamms married 50 years
BENTON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hamm of Benton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a Mass April 23, 2005, at St. Denis Catholic Church. Celebrants were the Revs. Richard Rolwing and Normand Varone. The couple's six grandchildren participated in the Mass...
McCoys to mark 50th event
THEBES, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Charles McCoy of Thebes will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner June 19 in Shalimar, Fla. Host will be their daughter, Patty Monroe. McCoy and the former Minnie Foster were married May 28, 1955, in Biloxi, Miss. Their attendants were Sammy and Willa Fern McCoy of Thebes...
Simmons celebrate 50th anniversary
BENTON, Mo. -- Bill and Jane Simmons of Benton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner May 14, 2005. Simmons and Jane Pell were married May 14, 1955, in Sardis, Miss. The couple has three sons, Bill (Susan) Simmons, Allen (Leslie) Simmons, and Jeff (Michelle) Simmons, all of Scott City. They have nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Bollingers mark 65th event
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Bollinger of Chaffee celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family gathering March 26, 2005, at the home of a daughter in New Madrid, Mo. Hosts were their children, Brenda Blevins of New Madrid, Dan Bollinger and wife Lynn of Camilla, Ga., and Mary Tripp and husband Don of Cape Girardeau...
Johns are married 65 years
Mr. and Mrs. Olin Johns of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary April 24, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. The reception was hosted by the family of Wayne and Margaret McDowell. Johns and Geneva McDaniel were married April 26, 1940...
Burnettes observe 40 years
Henry and Linda Burnette of Cape Girardeau are observing their 40th wedding anniversary today. The couple was married May 1, 1965, at First Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Fred Hartman. Burnette is the son of the late Henry and Mary Burnette. Mrs. Burnette is the daughter of Calvin and Pauline Melton of St. Louis...