Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Skaggs, of Pilot Grove, formerly of Sedalia, will celebrate their 72nd wedding anniversary Saturday, June 27.
Virgil Skaggs and Irene Miers were married June 27, 1943, at Immauael E&R Church in Sedalia by the Rev. William Bessmer.
Mr. Skaggs is retired from Union Pacific Railroad in Fort Worth, Texas. Mrs. Skaggs is a retired hairdresser.
The couple has two children, Richard Skaggs, of Swansea, Ill., and Rita Kanenbley, of Syracuse; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.