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Heffners celebrate 50 years

Posted on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Ed and Joanie Heffner celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 19 with a barbecue and carry-in dinner at their home.

The couple was married on Oct. 5, 1963 at St. Clement.

Those in attendance were their children and families: Eddie and Tess Hull of Vandalia; Mary Ellen Baskett of Martinsburg; Eddie Joe and Sherry Heffner of Frankford; Dean and Sandy Wilhoit of Curryville; Aron Baskett and Cheyenne Bishop of Vandalia; Lorin, Kurtis, and Erik Heffner of Frankford; Brandy Niemeyer, Emma and Leila of Bowling Green; Jessica Baskett and Curtis Finnel of Vandalia; Michale Krajewski, Alex Meyer, and Shawn Finnel of Vandalia; Jeremy Heffner, of Holts Summit; Will and Stephanie Oberman of Middletown; David, Emily Wilhoit, and Kale of Quincy, Ill.; and a very special friend of Joanieā€™s, Pauline Lemons of Pearl, Ill.

A beautiful fall centerpiece and anniversary cake was enjoyed, and the couple received many cards and gifts.

The afternoon was spent taking pictures of all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren playing in the leaves.

It was a very special day for Ed and Joanie with all their children and families present.