DECATUR – Edmund Jones of Decatur will celebrate his 100th birthday with a family gathering.
Mr. Jones was born Feb. 13, 1920. He married Fern Bird on Dec. 24, 1939. She is deceased. He later married Iva Dean Sullivan on June 21, 2008. He is an Army veteran and retired from IBEW Local 146.
He is the father of Pat (Ray) Scroggins of Moore, S.C.; Rick (Cheri) Jones of Decatur and Debbie (Jim) Lynch of Blue Mound. He has 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren. One grandchild is deceased.
WARRENSBURG – Mr. and Mrs. Ralf Peter Henkel of Warrensburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering and a cruise to Norway and Baltic Sea.
Mr. Henkel and Linda Lorraine Goodrich were married Feb. 14, 1970, in Arthur. He is an Air Force veteran and retired Ameren gas training superintendent. She is a retired Warrensburg-Latham Elementary School teacher.
They are the parents of Christopher (Alissa) Henkel and Tanya (Brian) Haubner, both of Decatur. They have three grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and one great-stepgrandchild.