Anniversaries from June 2009
Norton -- 65 years
Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe A. Norton Jr., of Appomattox, Va., celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary May 28, 2009, with their families in attendance. The couple has two children, Rosemary Metts of Batesburg, S.C., and Taunya Norton of Appomattox, Va.; four grandchildren, Gabriel Metts and Morgan Metts of Batesburg, S.C., Amanda Guerrero married to Juan Guerrero, of Statesville, N.C., and Alex Starke of Appomattox, Va.; and one great-grandson, Josiah Straws of Batesburg, S.C...
Wait -- 35 years
Tommy and Kathy (Gulliford) Wait, Bronaugh, Mo., will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary on June 28. The couple were married in 1974, at Bronaugh Christian Church in Moundville. Tommy, a farmer, and Kathy, a second grade teacher at Bronaugh school, have lived in the area since their marriage...
Brown -- 60 years
The family of Dean and Fern Brown will host a reception in honor of the couple's 60th wedding anniversary. The event will be held on June 28, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the Fulton Community Center. The couple requests no gifts, as the family notes that the presence of family and friends is gift enough...
Endicott -- 60 years
The Rev. Deane and Wilma (Richardson) Endicott will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on June 24, 2009. They were married on June 24, 1949, at the First Baptist Church, in Altamont, Kan. The Endicotts have two children, son Gary and wife Kathy Endicott, of Springville, Ala., daughter Rita and husband John Tiegreen of Fort Scott, and five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Noel -- 50 years
Norman Louis Noel and Rosemary Downie were married June 20, 1959, at Highland Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Ala. The young couple resided in Monroe, La., and Jackson, Miss., before moving to the Noel farm at Bronaugh in 1962. The Noels are parents of three children and grandparents of nine. ...
Sheets -- 60 years
Don and Jeanne Sheets, of Nevada, will observe their 60th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2009. Don and the former Jeanne McHugh were married on June 25, 1949, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Nevada. The Sheets are parents of four children, Connie Garton, Milo, Mo., Mike Sheets and Monte Sheets, both of Nevada, and Lois Miller, Louisburg, Kan.; five grandchildren, Kylie Moad, Kimberly Garton, Kristin Twellman, Jared Sheets, and Jon Sheets; and four great-grandchildren, Colin Twellman, Carter Moad, Tyler Twellman, and Easton Sheets.. ...
Button -- 45 years
Judy and Bobby Button, Fort Scott, will celebrate 45 years of marriage on Saturday, June 13, 2009. The couple have two children, Ginger and Kevin; four grandchildren, Justin, Zakary, Katie and Shayla; and two great-grandchildren, Colby and Paityn. Cards may be addressed to: P.O. Box 845, Fort Scott, KS 66701...
Wooldridge -- 25 years
To honor their 25th wedding anniversary, the children of Dale and Connie Wooldridge will host a reception on Sunday, June 28, from 3-5 p.m., at the Moore-Few Community Room in Nevada. The family requests that the presence of friends and family is the only gift needed...
Ogle -- 50 years
Gary and Pudgie Ogle, of Ketchum, Okla., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in July in Ketchum, Grand Lake. Gary and the former Pudgie Westcoat were married June 14, 1959, at First Christian Church, in Nevada. The couple are parents of three children, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren...
Foster -- 50 years
Ray and Vonnie Foster, of Nevada, will celebrate their 50th wedding on June 20, 2009, with a reception at the Eagles Lodge in Nevada hosted by their children and loved ones. The reception begins at 3 p.m. The Fosters were married June 16, 1959, in Colorado Springs, Colo. ...
Fowler -- 50 years
Larry and Mary Fowler, Sheldon, Mo., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 26, 2009. Larry and Mary were married on June 26, 1959, in Carthage, Mo., at the First Christian Church by Forrest G. Bailey. The Fowlers are the parents of Terry and wife Tami, Olathe, Kan., Larry and wife DaLynne, Nevada, Perry and wife Kelly, Sheldon, Mo., Sherry Regers, Hume, Mo., and Mary Jane McHenry and husband Larry, Nevada. They have 16 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren...
Snead -- 50 years
Kenneth and Carol Phillips Sneed, of Sheldon, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, May 31, 2009, with a family dinner at the home of her sister, Eva Robb. The Sneeds were married at Port Chicago, Calif., lived in California a few years, before moving to Missouri to farm...
Midkiff -- 50 years
Jon and Mariann (Vaughn) Midkiff were married June 7, 1959, at the First Church of God in Fort Scott. The Rev. Westey Fornwalt performed the ceremony and Mrs. Fornwalt played the piano. The Midkiffs, who will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, have lived in or around Fort Scott all of their married lives...
Frisbie -- 50 years
Faye and Lynn Frisbie, of Hawkinsville, Ga., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children on May 30, 2009, in Hawkinsville. Lynn and the former Faye Moser were married May 31, 1959, in Pittsburg, Kan. The couple are the parents of two children and three grandchildren...
Piotrowski -- 50 years
Robert P. "Pete" Piotrowski and Lula Mae Groner were married at St. Francis Catholic Church, June 6, 1959, and are observing their 50th wedding anniversary today. The Piotrowskis have made their home and reared their children in Fort Scott, Kan. In celebration of the occasion, the couple were treated to a chicken dinner by their children and grandchildren...