The Rev. Ernest and Joyce Flowers will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this Friday.
Their children will be joining them for their anniversary weekend.
Reverend and Mrs. Flowers are parents of: Mike and his wife Marcia of Lucas Texas; Rick and his wife Debbie of Mayfield, Ky., John and his wife LuAnn of Memphis Tenn., Bruce of Rowlett, Texas, and Tina and her husband Curt Hagemeier of Morrisonville.
They have 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, with two on the way. Rev. Flowers recently officiated at the wedding of the last of his grandchildren.
The Flowerses lived most of their life in Fillmore before moving 23 years ago to Vandalia, where he retired from ministering after 40 years.
For those who would like to send them a card, they may be sent to RR 3, Box 900-6, Vandalia, 62471.