Anniversaries from August 2007
Smart - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Smart of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 18, 2007, at West End Church of Christ. The party was hosted by their sons and families. Smart and Patsy Ann Thompson were married Aug. 18, 1957, at Campbell, Mo...
Buchheit - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Buchheit of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 5, 2007. They and their family attended a Mass in their honor at St. Vincent de Paul Church, celebrated by the Rev. Dave Hulshof. A reception and dinner followed at Drury Lodge, hosted by their children...
Retherford - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. David Ray Retherford Sr. of Oak Ridge observed their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house and dinner Aug. 11, 2007, at their home. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Retherford and Marilyn Rose Bahr were married Sept. 21, 1957, at Church of Genevieve in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., by the Rev. Unterreiner. Their attendants were Elaine and Delores Bahr, Charles Retherford and Kenny Davis...
Vinyard - 65 years
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Vinyard of Jackson recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a dinner at their home, hosted by their children. Vinyard and Marie Niswonger were married July 18, 1942, at First Baptist Church in St. Louis by the Rev. Floyd V. Sams. Their parents are the late Charles and Lula Vinyard and Frank and Ivy Niswonger...
Eftink - 60 years
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Albert Eftink of Chaffee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Aug. 11, 2007. They attended a Mass in their honor at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, followed by a reception in the parish hall hosted by their children. Eftink and Martha Klipfel were married Aug. 12, 1947, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, Mo., by the Rev. C.A. Schmalle...
Sullivan - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Sullivan of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family in July 2007. A reunion was held at Table Rock Lake, and a party was held at Sullivan's Steak House in Branson, Mo. Their children were hosts. Sullivan and Doris Hecht were married Aug. 17, 1957, in St. Louis...
Popp - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. John Popp of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house reception May 27, 2007, at First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Jackson. Their family hosted the event. Following the reception, a dinner honoring family members was held in the fellowship hall. Pianist was Tim Smith...
Meyer - 71 years
Joe Lynn and Vesta Mae Meyer of Jackson observed their 71st wedding anniversary July 13, 2007. They were married July 13, 1936, in Illinois. They have lived in Jackson most of their lives. The couple has three daughters, Marilyn Harrellson of St. Charles, Mo., Darlene (John) Derr of St. Joseph, Mo., and Diana Meyer of Cape Girardeau. They have six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson...
Phillips - 60 years
MORLEY, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Phillips of Morley celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a reception July 8, 2007, at Morley Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Hosts were their children, Kathy (Jim) Blevins of Chaffee, Mo., and Delbert (Sondra) Phillips of Scott City...