Rodger and Debra McKinley of North Vernon will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a dinner given by their children. Mr. McKinley and the former Debra Greene were married February 14, 1993, at the Broadway Fountain in Madison. Mr. McKinley is retired from the Indiana Department of Corrections and currently works at Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services. His wife is a teacher for the Jennings County School System. The couple are members of Gideons International, Jennings County Players, Toastmasters International, and the Vernon Baptist Church. Mr. McKinley is a member of Promise Keepers and Mrs. McKinley is a member of Ko's Martial Arts Academy. They enjoy golfing and traveling. Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Thomas and Linda Woodard will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. Woodard and the former Linda Lindley were married Jan. 20, 1968, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Father James Dede officiated the ceremony. Mr. Woodard is retired from Cummins Engine Co. and enjoys farming. His wife owns and operates Styles Salon in Hayden. The Woodards are the parents of four children: Kim (Tony) Richart, Matt (Shasta) Woodard, Kasey (Matt) Birge, and the late Kristie Woodard. They also have seven grandchildren. Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Leonard and Bonnie Meek of North Vernon will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their daughters, Saturday, Jan. 27, at the First Christian Church Fellowship Hall from 3 to 5 p.m. Mr. Meek and the former Bonnie Wilkerson were married at the First Christian Church in North Vernon Jan. 26, 1958. Rev. Roscoe Adams officiated the ceremony. Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Alvie and Janice Patterson of North Vernon will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Dec. 14. Mr. Patterson and the former Janice Ellis were married at the Nebraska Church of God in 1957 by Rev. Albert Stephenson. Mr. Patterson was self-employed and Mrs. Patterson was employed in the dietary department at Muscatatuck State Developmental Center. Both are now retired. They are the parents of James Patterson of Scottsburg, Jerry Patterson of Francisville, and Jeff Patterson of North Vernon, Julie Head of St. Cloud, FL, and Michelle Taylor of Franklin, NC. They also have 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. The couple will celebrate in Florida. Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Jack and Phyllis Apsley of North Vernon will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Mr. Apsley and the former Phyllis Chapman were married December 2, 1967, in Sardinia. George Hankins officiated the ceremony.