Anniversaries from October 2007
Hester - 40 years
Watson and Velma Hester of Delta celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a surprise reception Oct. 6, 2007, at the Community Center in Delta. The event was hosted by their children. Hester and Velma Glency were married Oct. 6, 1967, at Arbor General Baptist Church, by the Rev. Charles Mann. Their attendants were Jerry and Glenda Hahn. She is sister of the bride...
McLain - 25 years
Mr. and Mrs. James McLain of Jackson celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a dinner July 28, 2007, at Texas Roadhouse. Hosts were a son, Hank Baker, friend Amy and her daughter Gracie of Pocahontas; a grandson, Ronnie Dean Slinkard, friend Angela and her children, Sydney and Cole of Jackson...
Young - 50 years
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Young of Jackson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house at their home Oct. 13, 2007. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Young and Glenda Shackles were married Oct. 13, 1957, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, by the Rev. Palisch. Their attendants were Bonnie Groves Bradshaw and the late Paul Johnson...
Hester - 50 years
Douglas and Betty Hester of Cape Girardeau celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 21, 2007. They were married June 21, 1957, and have lived in Cape Girardeau most of their lives. They have five children, Douglas and Robert Hester of Scott City, David Hester of St. Charles, Mo., Beverly Lorenz of Virginia Beach, Va., and Timothy Hester of Columbia, Mo...
Kesterson - 25 years
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kesterson of Cape Girardeau recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with a dinner and reception hosted by their children at the Branding Iron in Jackson. Kesterson and Margie Smiley were married Sept. 17, 1982, at the home of Dale and Bev Ratliff in Cape Girardeau...
Thomas - 60 years
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Vernon "Jack" Thomas of Miller City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a dinner and reception Sept. 1, 2007, at Mack's BBQ in Cairo, Ill. Hosts were their children. Thomas and Genevieve Vaughn were married Sept. 6, 1947, in Harrisburg, Ill...
Nothdurft - 60 years
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Eugene "Gene" Nothdurft of Cape Girardeau were honored at an open house Aug. 25, 2007, in observance of their 60th wedding anniversary. The event was held at the University of Missouri Extension Office in Jackson, with approximately 100 guests attending...
Francis - 50 years
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Francis of Marble Hill celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 16, 2007, at Baptist Family Center. Hosts were their children and grandchildren. Francis and Wanda Barks were married Sept. 15, 1957, at Glenallen, Mo...