Anniversaries from March 2007
Olsons celebrate 50th event
Lee and Mary Olson of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 18, 2007. A reception will be held this spring when they return from Texas. They were married March 18, 1957, in LaPorte, Ind. Olson retired in 1985 from Southwestern Bell...
Claytons together 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. James Clayton of Scott City recently observed their 50th wedding anniversary. A trip to the Bahamas is planned later this spring. Clayton and Carolyn Cambron were married March 2, 1957, at Old St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, by the Rev. Joseph P. Dyra...
Shepards married 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shepard of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary March 4, 2007, by attending Bethany Baptist Church and going to dinner with their family. Shepard and Velma Ackman were married March 2, 1957, by the Rev. Owen Dahlor at First Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. Their attendants were Doloris and the late Bob Myer of Jackson...
Stroders celebrate 60th event
Carl and Delma Stroder of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Feb. 24, 2007, at First General Baptist Church in Jackson. The couple was married Feb. 14, 1947, at Crump. Stroder is a retired pastor, serving almost 55 years in the ministry...
Cannons mark 50th anniversary
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Cannon of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their children. Cannon and Delores Hert were married March 16, 1957, at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Greeley, Colo. He was a physics instructor 30 years at Southeast Missouri State University, retiring in 2000. She retired in 2003 from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management...
Cooks celebrate 60th event
Cooks celebrate 60th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Leslie A. Cook of Jackson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 7, 2007, by attending worship service with their family at Whitewater Methodist Church in Whitewater. A reception was held later in the church hall, hosted by their children and spouses: Chaplain Jerry and Annette Cook of Slidell, La., Ron and Sandra Cook and Keith and Teresa Cook of Whitewater, and Shirley and Paul Bond of Cape Girardeau...
Hoods are together 67 years
Hoods observe 67th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Clois Hood of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary March 16, 2007, with a dinner hosted by family and friends. Hood and Myrtle Elizabeth Lewis were married March 16, 1940. Their daughters and spouses are Shelby and John Mills and Brenda and Greg Unsbee, all of Cape Girardeau. They have five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Welters are married 60 years
Welters observe 60th anniversary Jerome and Evelyn Welter of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a surprise party Feb. 2, 2007. Hosts were their children, Debbie Davidson, Janice Obermann and Mike Welter, all of Jackson. The couple was married Jan. 14, 1947...
Hollands celebrate 60 years
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Holland of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner Feb. 26, 2007, at Celebrations. Hosts were family members. Holland and Helen Lee were married Feb. 26, 1947, at Dexter, Mo., by the Rev. R.B. Leavell...
Whiteners mark 50th event
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Whitener of Jackson recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Whitener and LaVerne Maze were married Jan. 26, 1957, at Fredericktown, Mo. Their sons and spouses are David and Mary Whitener of Ellington, Mo., and Dewayne and Carolyn Whitener of Jackson. They have three granddaughters, Sarah, Jordan and Molly of Jackson...