Runnels celebrate 40 years

Sunday, November 21, 2004

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Runnels of Jackson celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 27, 2004, with a reception in the fellowship hall of Emanuel United Church of Christ.

Servers were Cheryl Mabuce, Rhonda Wallis and Saundra Williamson.

Runnels and Joan Borgfield were married June 27, 1964, at Emanuel Church. Their attendants were the late Janice Lewis, Joyce Griffin, Evelyn Black, Fred Mabuce, Jim Wallis, and the late Carl Smith.

Runnels is the son of the late Willis and Dona Runnels. Mrs. Runnels is the daughter of the late Alvin and Lillian Borgfield.

He is a farmer, and she is a reading teacher with Jackson School District.

The couple has two daughters, Tammy (Darin) Crites and Renea (Chris) Taormina. They have four grandchildren, Justin and Ryan Kelley, Megan Taormina and Anna Crites.