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Philip and Melody Freeman of Vandalia celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday, July 12.
Melody is the daughter of the late Floyd and Edythe Staff. She is currently employed at First United Methodist Church.
Philip is the son of the late Lin P. and Jo Ann Freeman. He is currently employed by Shell Pipeline Corp.
The couple were married on July 12, 1986, at First United Methodist Church in Vandalia. Their attendants were Elma Nell Fleming and David Phillips.
They are the parents of two children: Rose Freeman of Peoria and Craig Freeman of Vandalia.
The couple celebrated their anniversary with their children at Disney World in Florida, and later the couple stayed at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Fla.