Reed -- 50th
CASEY -- Mr. and Mrs. Gene and Rita Reed of Casey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with family on Saturday. Cards would also be welcome.
They were married in a candlelight wedding ceremony on Feb. 24, 1968, at Hazel Dell Church of God with the Revs. Joe Miller and Arden Gray officiating. They were attended by Elaine Adams and Greg Bliss.
They are the parents of Gina (Brent) Ritter of Casey; Angie (Trent) White of Plainfield, Ind.; and Mandy (Nick) Boles of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; they also have five grandchildren.
Mr. Reed retired in 2016 after more than 50 years of farming. He also drove a semi for Hickox Trucking part time for about eight years.
Mrs. Reed helped with farming and owned and operated beauty salons. She started working as an independent insurance broker in 2001 with R.W. Brown and Associates in Casey. They both enjoy spending time together, helping with grandchildren, and going to their activities.
Cards may be sent to them at 8898 North Coles Street, Casey, IL 62420.