Fulton anniversaries

Sunday, March 14, 2010

The four Fulton brothers and their wives have all been married 50 years or more.

Gerry and Shelbia Lee Fulton of Farmington, Mo., have been married 50 years. They were married Oct. 18, 1959, at Crossroads Church of God in St. Francois County.

Jim and Mary Jane Yamnitz Fulton recently celebrated their 54th anniversary. They were married Feb. 18, 1956.

Bill and Lena Mae Hahn Fulton have been married 56 years. They were married May 17, 1953.

Bob and Maxine Heitman Fulton have been married 57 years. They were married May 10, 1952.

The latter three couples were married at Reagan's Chapel United Methodist Church. They live on farms near the church on Route 1, Patton, Mo.

Parents of the Fulton brothers are Hadley and Gleta Miinch Fulton, lifelong residents of the Patton area. They had been married 58 years when Mr. Fulton died in 1990. Mrs. Fulton died in 2004.