Ray and Belle Menefee of Pecan Plantation celebrated their 70th anniversary this month.
Ray Menefee and the former Mary Belle Strain were married on March 11, 1944 while Ray was on leave from Air Force Pilot duties during WWII.
Belle is a graduate of Grapevine High School. Ray is a graduate of North Side High School and TCU in Fort Worth.… Read the rest
Bob and Cheryl Murray, of Pecan Plantation ,celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014.
They will be taking an anniversary road trip to the west coast going through Oregon, Washington, and into Canada sometime during the summer months, when the weather has warmed.
Cheryl was born in California and Bob in Texas. Their respective parents moved them to Ruidoso, N.M.… Read the rest
Mike and Kaye Sympson of Granbury celebrated their 40th anniversary with a Hawaiian cruise.
Michael Sympson and the former Georgia Kaye Isaac were married on Feb. 16, 1974 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Keller.
Both Mike and Kaye are retired from DFW/International Airport Department of Public Safety. They enjoy spending time with family and friends and are active members of Lakeside Baptist Church.… Read the rest
Gerald and Wilma DeRoos, of Granbury, celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family dinner at their home on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. The celebration was hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and James Bolton.
Gerald DeRoos and the former Wilma Driskill were married on Feb. 5, 1954 at the home of Pastor Cecil Gammill in Fort Worth.
The couple met in Fort Worth where Gerald was stationed at Carswell Air Force Base and Wilma was attending Brantley Draughon Business College.… Read the rest
Doug and Janie Hall, of Granbury, celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family trip.
Jack Douglas Hall and the former Mary Jane Henson were married Jan. 29, 1954 at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Hayes on Herrington Street in Fort Worth.
Janie is a graduate of Tech High School in Fort Worth and is retired from home engineering.
Doug is a graduate of Poly High School and Texas Wesleyan College, both in Fort Worth.… Read the rest
Seventy-four years ago the Great Depression was winding down. World War II had started and the Lum and Abner program was one of the most popular radio shows in the country.
It was also when Bee and Gladys Walker married.
Bee Walker had just gone back home to Alleene, Ark., after 18 months of working in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Washington and Montana.… Read the rest
Joe Frank and Judy Carol Henson, of Granbury, celebrated their 50th anniversary with a family dinner and dance at H3 Stockyards Restaurant in Fort Worth on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. Because dancing has always been a favorite treat, the celebration included the couple’s favorite dance band, Double JR.
Joe Frank Henson and the former Judy Carol Green were married on Dec.… Read the rest
Gerald and Wanda Mitchell, of Granbury are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.
Gerald, a retired lieutenant on the Fort Worth Fire Department, and the former Wanda Waggoner, a self employed aesthetician, were married in Granbury on Dec. 30, 1988.
The couple have six children, Donna Malatesta of Kansas, John Cunningham of Granbury, Jeff Mitchell of Kansas, Julie Walker of Houston, Greg Mitchell of Nevada and Jennifer Withrow of Virginia.… Read the rest
E.J. and Iline Leona Dittlinger of Granbury will celebrate their 70th anniversary on Dec. 9, 2013. They celebrated their anniversary and birthdays early with a trip to visit their son and family in Chugiak, Alaska.
Edward Joseph Dittlinger and the former Iline Leona Zapalac were married on Dec. 9, 1943 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Robstown when E.J. was on a delay in route from Harlingen Ariel Gunnery School to Ogden, Utah to be placed on a B-24 flight crew.… Read the rest
Warren and Patsy Ross, of deCordova Bend Estates celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family supper at their home on Wed., Oct. 2. The diamond anniversary celebration was hosted by their children.
Warren Gamaliel Ross and the former Patsy Jeanne Griffin were married on Oct. 2, 1953 in the pastor’s study of University Baptist Church in Fort Worth.
The couple lived in Fort Worth until moving to Bloomfield Hills, Mich.… Read the rest