Bakers to mark 50 years

Sunday, September 29, 2002

MCCLURE, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Baker of McClure will celebrate their 50th anniversary with an open house Oct. 6.

The event will begin at 2 p.m. at their home.

Baker and the former Patty Powless were married Oct. 4, 1952, in Corinth, Miss., by the Rev. J.T. Hill. Their attendants were Harold Thompson of Tamms, Ill., and the late Louise Goins.

The couple has two children, Cathi Burnham and husband Mike of Bossier City, La., and Jimmie H. Baker of McClure. They have four grandchildren, J.J. Baker of Cape Girardeau, Brittney Anderson of Shreveport, La., Bradley Anderson of Benton, La., and Brent Burnham of Bossier City.