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.
Joe works at 3M as a security officer and Shirley is a dental assistant at the Nevada Habilitation Center. The couple enjoy spending time together working outdoors on their farm, reading, participating in church activities, and spending time with their family and friends.
Their children are Jim Yokley and wife, Liz of Altenburg, Mo., Billie Jo Triplett and husband, Jeff, of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Cindy Satterfield and husband, Gary, of Bronaugh, Mo. Their grandchildren are Austin and Clara Yokley, Logan and Elizabeth Triplett, and Jeremy and Ben Satterfield.