Linda and Larry King of Jerseyville are celebrating fifty years of marriage next Thursday, May 12.
They were married in Jerseyville at the First Presbyterian Church by Reverend Breed in 1972.
Linda worked as a secretary for the Jersey Community Unit School District for 29 years, and Larry dedicated 40 years as a pipe coverer and insulator at ConocoPhillips’ Wood River Refinery.
Their family includes a son, Jayson, daughter-in-law Jenny (Hagen), and their three children: Caitlin, Corey and Chelsea King. They have also been blessed with a daughter, Jamie, and her children: Claire and Brooke Anderson.