by Wayne Curry, Minister of Pastoral Care
A number of years ago when we were doing a lot of renovations around the church, we decided to renovate both the Bride and Groom Rooms. They turned out beautifully, and we have had many compliments from newlyweds. To decorate the walls, we invited members of our church who had been married 50 years or more to give us a wedding picture to frame. We thought it would be a wonderful way to inspire future brides and grooms! We quickly filled up the Bride’s Room, and we now have begun to fill up the Groom’s Room.
We know there are many more fifty-plus year marriages in our congregation, and we want to continue this tradition. If you have been married 50 years or more, we would love to have one of your wedding pictures, preferably 8×10. We will have it nicely framed with your names and the date of your marriage as seen to the right. If you have any questions, contact Wayne Curry at email@example.com or just bring your picture to the church office.
The 50-year marriages that now grace the walls of the Bride and Groom’s Rooms are:
Reid and Annie Laurie Nunn June 6, 1936 Harvel and Olwen Dawirs September 3, 1944 Josh and Nell Morse May 28, 1946 Led and Oberly Brown August 31, 1946 Julian and Jeanne Hamilton December 24, 1946 Wayne and Margie Mixon December 27, 1947 Bob and Linda Yates June 19, 1948 Parker Lee and Velma Ruth McDonald December 17, 1949 Dick and Joyce Peters February 18, 1950 Buddy and Lillian Byrd November 22, 1952 Austin and Rebecca Hollady August 9, 1953 Theo and Martha Ann Proctor November 17, 1953 Orson and Eleanor Smith June 20, 1954 Jim and Liz Smith August 21, 1954 Jim and Peggy Parkey August 26, 1955 Harry and Nancy Waugh May 19, 1956 Dalton and Tenilla Allen July 29, 1956 Sam and Mary Margaret Rogers June 28, 1958 Ron and Gail Hock August 12, 1958 Jim and Betty Ashlock August 8, 1959 Marshall and Donna Frinks June 15, 1960 Warren and Judy Goodwin January 27, 1961 Gerald and Mason Harris October 30, 1965 Bill and Judy Levy June 10, 1966 Bill and Germain Fritchman April 15, 1967 Lynn and Julie Pararo June 19, 1971