Category Archives: Anniversaries

Howells to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Open House

Written on June 21, 2016 at 9:38 am, by

Larry and Ilene Howell will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 2, 2016.  They were married July 2, 1966, at the First Baptist Church of Kahoka. Ilene is the daughter of the late Lowell and Marie Nichols.  Larry is the son of the late Loyd and Helen Howell. Ilene retired after operating a […]

Howell’s Observe 50th Anniversary

Written on June 13, 2016 at 4:57 pm, by

Darrell and Sue Howell of Waterford, Michigan, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary.  They were married June 25, 1966 in Mexico, MO.  They have lived in the Waterford, Michigan area for several years.  They are the parents of two children, Heather and (Ben) Johnson of Chicago and Marc and (Magan) Howell of Springfield, MO.  They […]

Charles, Judy Myers Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Written on May 31, 2016 at 2:46 pm, by

Charles and Judith Slocum Myers will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Charles was a son of Mike and Ida Witte Myers of Rutledge and Judy’s parents were C. R. (Ray) and Thelma Branstetter Slocum of Baring, MO. They were married at the Christian Church in Memphis by Reverend Howard Merchant […]

Shannan’s Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Written on May 10, 2016 at 4:17 pm, by

Skip and Wanda Shannan will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, May 14th, 2016. They were married May 14, 1966 in Memphis at the Christian Church with Minister Howard Merchant officiating the service.

Wesley, Helen Knupp Celebrating 65 Years of Marriage

Written on May 3, 2016 at 1:25 pm, by

Wesley and Helen Knupp of Wyaconda will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an open-house reception hosted by their children.  The open-house will be from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at the Christian Church in Wyaconda.  Friends and family are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts. Wesley Knupp and […]

Gene, Shirley Bair Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Written on April 5, 2016 at 6:14 pm, by

A host of family and friends shared in the celebration for Gene & Shirley Bair’s 50th wedding anniversary, March 13 at the Grand Hall in Memphis. The Bairs were married March 18, 1966 in Memphis, MO, and have called Arbela home ever since. Gene was employed by MFA for 50 years before his retirement. Shirley currently […]

Richard and Mary Lou Harper Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Written on January 5, 2016 at 2:09 pm, by

Richard and Mary Lou Harper of Memphis, MO, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on December 18, 2015. They were married at the United Methodist Church in Memphis with Rev. John O. Gooch officiating. Richard and Mary Lou are parents of twin daughters and 3 grandchildren. Daughters are Dana (Andy) Kapp of Clarksdale, MO.; and Dawn […]

Reels Honored at 60th Anniversary Celebration

Written on December 15, 2015 at 12:27 pm, by

Tom and Elizabeth Reel were truly blessed on their 60th Wedding Anniversary celebration December 5, 2015.  The event was hosted by their children Susan and Ron Kieffer, Lisa and Bart Schmidt, Kent and Beverly Reel and Linda Reel. Nine of their eleven grandchildren were able to attend:  Michael, Sam and Paul Reel: Shannon (Kieffer) and […]

Glen and Helen Prince Celebrate 50 Years of Marriage

Written on December 8, 2015 at 4:22 pm, by

Glen and Helen Prince celebrated their 50 years of marriage at their home in Mendon, IL, December 2, 2015.  Helen is the daughter of Lavaughn McKnight Ketchum and the late James Arthur McKnight.  She is a graduate of Memphis High School.  Glen is the son of the late Dorothy Prince and had just returned from […]

Donald, Carol Scurlock to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Written on November 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm, by

Donald and Carol Scurlock of rural Bloomfield, Iowa will be celebrating their 60th Anniversary with an open house on Saturday, December 5th at the Scott Aylward residence at 5:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by their children, Jerry and Margaret Scurlock of Downing and Scott and Joy Aylward of Memphis;   their grandchildren Scott and […]