Melton -- 40 years
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.
Jim is the owner of Jim's Appliance and Repair, in Nevada, and Suzanne is the owner of Mane Clippers Hair Salon, in Nevada.