Swearingen -- 55th
MATTOON -- Mr. and Mrs. Gene and Jeanie Swearingen will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday. They plan to celebrate with family and friends and with a trip to Hawaii.
Swearingen and Jeanie Miller were married Dec. 7, 1963, at the Broadway Christian Church in Mattoon by the Rev. McFadden. Their parents are James and Virginia Miller and Oscar and Ella Swearingen, all deceased. They were attended by Dale Kibler and Judy Reynolds, both deceased.
They are the parents of Gregg (Anita) Swearingen of Gays; Jeff (Amy) Swearingen of Mattoon; Gary (Jennifer) Swearingen of Neoga; and Jerry Swearingen (deceased). They also have six grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Swearingen are both retired but continue to help manage the family rental business.
They reside at 213 North 25th St., Mattoon, IL 61938.