Allens will mark golden event

Sunday, January 14, 2007

CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Mr. and Mrs. James E. Allen of Charleston will observe their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 18.

The couple was married Jan. 18, 1957, in Corinth, Miss.

Their children and spouses are: Theresa and Kevin Garrison of Benton, Mo., James Allen Jr. of St. Louis, Terri Cross and Ann and William McWhirter of Sikeston, Mo., and Barbi and Leo McElrath of Cape Girardeau.

The Allens have eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.