Mr. and Mrs. W. L. “Bud” James will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversity on September 29, 2012.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. “Bud” James will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversity on September 29, 2012. Ruth Ann Collins and William Lee James were married September 29, 1952 at the Baptist Church in Girard by the Rev. Charles Clinkenbeard. The best man was Robert Frakes and the maid of honor was Reatha Mitchell. Bud retired from Ford M&M Motors in Girard, where he was the paint and body man. He also retired from the Marines after serving 22 years. Ruth is a homemaker and raised 4 children. She was also a Girl Scout leader ad was active at the Christian Church. A family celebration will be held at their home by their children and grandchildren: Janet, Jack and “Hoppy” Shaffer, McCune; David, Alice, Dustin, Adam, William and Steven James, Girard; Joyce, Brian, Samantha and Perry Wade, Erie; Kip, Pam, Colt and Jennifer James, Van Buren, AR; Barbara, Dale, Carmen Doramus and Karen Cochran, great grandchildren Emerson and Carrick, Wichita. Cards will be welcome. Please send them to Mr. & Mrs. W. L. James, 703 E. South Ave., Girard, KS 66743