July 23, 2014

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Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad
Love, Lanie, Trace, Bailey

 
Coats to celebrate 60th wedding anninversary PDF Print E-mail

Jack and Lee Ann Coats of Beardstown will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary July 10. They were married in Beardstown on July 10, 1954.
Jack is retired from Fiat-Allis in Springfield and Lee Ann is retired from the First State Bank of Beardstown. Both are active in the First Christian Church of Beardstown.
Jack and Lee Ann have four children: Vallery in Arizona, Stephanie in Springfield, Jeff in Sugar Grove, Jon in Belleville, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
A reception will be held at the First Christian Church of Beardstown on Sunday, July 13 from 2-4 p.m. The couple requests no gifts please.

 
Jones’ celebrate 30th wedding anninversary PDF Print E-mail

Kevin and Alisa (Yost) Jones celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on Monday, June 23.
They were married at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Bluff Springs June 23, 1984.
They are the parents of two sons, Andy and Austin Jones.

 
75th Wedding Anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Claude and Gladys Browning, of Canton, observed their 75th wedding anniversary on Thanksgiving Day at the home of their granddaughter, surrounded by approximately 35 family members and friends of family.
The two were married on December 25, 1938 in Macomb.   An early celebration was held with their three children, Barbara Goodin, (husband, Robert) of Virginia, John Browning, of Galesburg, and  Steve Browning, (wife, Carolyn) of Canton.  Along with their three children, the Browning’s have been blessed with eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Browning have lived in several cities around central Illinois including Lewistown, Peoria, and Chillicothe. They presently reside in Canton.

 
Luxes to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Kenneth and Shirley (Carls) Lux will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary, August 30. They were united in marriage at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Beardstown, on August 30, 1953. Ken is retired from CIPS and Shirley retired from Meyer Red Fox Grocery.

They have three children: Lisa (Jim) Langdon, Kevin (Susan), and Jeff (Sandra)?Lux, all of Beardstown. They have eight grandchildren:?Becca, Ben, Will, Liz, Allison, Adam, Jed and Jake, and one great-grandchild, Adeline.
A family dinner is planned for Sept. 1. Anyone wanting to help celebrate this special occasion, send a card to 411 E. 15th St., Beardstown, IL 62618.

 
Kershaws celebrate 50th wedding anniversary PDF Print E-mail

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Kershaw of Arenzville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house to be hosted by their children, Sunday, August 18 from 2-4 p.m. at the fellowship hall of the Arenzville United Methodist Church. Family and friends are invited. No gifts please.

Ronald Eugene Kershaw and Helena Faye Hacker were married August 15, 1963 at the First Assembly of God Church in Jacksonville by her brother, Rev. E.L. Hacker and the late W.A. Gardner.
He is the son of the late Ralph (Tag) and Esther Kershaw and she is the daughter of the late Ellis (Boots) and Alice Hacker.
They are the parents of two daughters, Bethany (Beth) Kershaw of Jacksonville and Angela (husband, Andy) Phelps of Arenzville and have two grandchildren, Allison and Kellan Phelps also of Arenzville.