Anniversaries from June 2005
Yokley 40th anniversary
Special to the Herald Joe and Shirley Yokley of Bronaugh. Mo., celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 25, at a cookout with their children and their families, and Joe's mother, Fern Yokley of Liberal, Mo. Joe Yokley and the former Shirley Venable were married on June 27, 1965, in Liberal, Mo...
Three couples observe 50th wedding anniversaries today
Special to the Herald Three couples, two sisters and a brother, are celebrating 50 years of marriage each today, June 26, with an open house, at Zion Lutheran Church, Linn, Kan. Carol and Raymond Rahe, Linn, Kan., Nora and Merlin Johnson. Nevada, Mo., and Floyd and Eleanor Rogge, Washington, Kan., were married consecutively on June 19, 24 and 26, 1955. The three couples' children and grandchildren hosted the open house...
Ryans observe 50th anniversary
Special to the Herald Ray and Donna Ryan, Nevada, Mo., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 4, with a family dinner at Chicken Annie's in Pittsburg, Kan. Ray Ryan and the former Donna Doelling were married June 5, 1955, in Nevada. Ray retired from the Missouri Highway and Transportation Department, Survey and Plans, Joplin, with 36 years of service. Donna retired after 28 years service with Farm and Home Saving/Mercantile Bank, Nevada...
Tooles celebrate 45th anniversary
n Family requests card shower to honor couple. Special to the Herald Larry and Dorothy Toole of El Dorado Springs, Mo., celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 18, with a small surprise reception hosted by their children at the Tooles' home...
Hawkins honored on 60th anniversary
By Neoma Foreman Nevada Herald Betty and Roy Hawkins were honored on their 60th wedding anniversary at the Walker Community Building, May 28. The reception was hosted by Roy's cousins, the family of Jeanette Hill, Lois Reed, and Loretta Parker. Green, blue, pink, and yellow candles and balloons decorated the white covered tables. ...
Colemans celebrate 50 years of marriage
n Reception will be held Saturday, June 18, in El Dorado Springs. Special to the Herald The Rev. James A. and Joyce Coleman, El Dorado Springs, will celebrate their 50th wedding aniversary with an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2005, at the new Civic Center, West Spring Street, downtown El Dorado Springs...
Smiths observe 40th anniversary
Special to the Herald Eldon and Karren Smith were married on June 9, 1965, at the United Methodist Church in Nevada. In honor of their 40 years of marriage their children, Jami and husband, Mark Hendren, of Joplin, and Melinda and husband, Bryce Headrick, of Springfield, arranged a photography session for the entire family including six grandchildren and Karren's mother, Ruth Merchant, of Nevada...
Johnson 40th anniversary
Special to the Herald Gary and Lora Johnson of Richards, Mo., celebrated 40 years of marriage on June 4, 2005. They were married at Rinehart Christian Church, where they are still active members. A small dinner party was attended by the couple's family including children Mike and Sabrina Johnson and Tim and Julie O'Neill, grandchildren, Jacob, Emily and Nathan Johnson and Sam O'Neill...
Morris 50th anniversary
Special to the Herald Charles and Dorothy (Shrum) Morris of Peculiar, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at a reception on Sunday, June 12, 2005, from 3 to 5 p.m., at the United Methodist Church Family Life Center on School Road in Peculiar, Mo. The Morrises were married on June 28, 1955, in Sprague, Mo...