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Anniversaries from January 2009

Cox -- 26 years (01/31/09)
Lewis and Melisa Cox, of Nevada, Mo., will observe their 26th wedding anniversary on Jan. 30, 2009. Lewis Cox and the former Melisa Skinner were married Jan. 30, 1983, in Nevada. The couple have three children and four grandchildren.
Swope -- 40 years (01/31/09)
To honor their 40th wedding anniversary, the children of Don and Linda Swope will host a reception on Feb. 8, 2009, at 3 p.m., at the First Christian Church, in Rich Hill, Mo. The family notes that "your attendance is the only gift needed."
Allen -- 40 years (01/31/09)
Larry and Mary Allen, Fort Scott, Kan., will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, Feb. 2, 2009. Larry L. Allen, Milo, Mo., and the former Mary Barker were married on Feb. 2, 1969, at the First Church of God, in Fort Scott, with the Rev. Gordon Jenkins officiating...
Swanwick -- 40 years (01/24/09)
Daryl and Nancy Swanwick, of Fort Scott, Kan., will observe their 40th wedding anniversary on Jan. 25, 2009. Daryl Swanwick and the former Nancy Austin were married Jan. 25, 1969, at the First United Methodist Church, in Parsons, Kan. The Swanwicks have two sons, Matthew and wife Carissa, Lenexa, Kan., and Daniel and wife Catherine, of Vienna, Va.; and three grandchildren, Tatum, Benjamin and Elliott...
Stoneking -- 51 years (01/24/09)
Johnny and Sandra Stoneking, of Valley Center, Kan., will celebrate their 51st wedding anniversary on Jan. 31, 2009, with a reception at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 118 W. Jackson, Iola, Kan. The event will be hosted by the couple's family -- four children, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren...
Melton -- 40 years (01/24/09)
Jim and Suzanne Melton, of Nevada, will observe their 40th wedding anniversary on Jan. 26, 2009. Jim Melton and the former Suzanne Bailey were married Jan. 26, 1969, at the Nevada Presbyterian Church during a huge snow storm. The couple are the parents of Don Melton and wife Jill and their children Trey, Braxton and Riley, of Webb City, Mo., and Christy Ast and husband Kevin and their children, Bailey and Kellan, of Nevada...