65th Wedding Anniversary Celebration

    Melvin and Joan (Simmons) McGill, formerly of Beardstown, now residing in Springfield, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 13. Melvin and Joan were married at the home of Donald and Maxine Lauder in Beardstown on Nov. 13 1950 by the Rev. J. B. Nicholson.
    They had seven children: four girls, Sharon (deceased), Norma (Jon) Trepal, Zoe Lambert, and Kay (Tom) Lawson, and three boys, Melvin, Greenville (Sharon), and Michael. They also have seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
    The family will be hosting an open house from 2 - 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at Lewis Memorial Christian Village, 3400 W. Washington St. in Springfield.
    Cards are welcome, please no gifts.

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