Thursday, February 26, 2009

Happily Ever After

Our reporter Jerry (never sleeps) Gaudet has some good news to report:

Betty Rose Templeton Palomba and husband Louis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last September. They were given a party by their children and spouces, Tony/Melonie and Chris/Janice, celebrating with their 8 grandchildren and 150 friends and family. Betty and Lou travelled in Europe and returned across the pond to New York Harbor aboard the Queen Mary II.

Anna Lynn Smith-Petersen Kearse and her husband Henry have been married for fifty-two years and are still going strong. They were were married on September 8, 1956 at Dilworth Methodist Church. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary back in 2006 with their three children, their spouses, and seven grandchildren with a trip to a dude ranch. "It was a wonderful week" says Anna Lynn. They also celebrated with weeks at the beach with some family and other activities with friends. Anna Lynn says "It has been wonderful. We are looking forward to many, many more great years".

Anna Lynn says of the photo above..."One interesting tid bit, the opal earrings I am wearing in this photo were given to me by Henry as a wedding gift. Some years ago I had them made into pierced earrings and can still wear them.