Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Twenter will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 1 with a Mass at Sacred Heart Church, 421 W. Third St.
Marvella May Butler and J.W. Twenter were married May 2, 1951, at Sacred Heart Church by Father Andrew J. Brunswick.
Mr. Twenter retired in 1993 after 45 years building and remodeling homes. Mrs. Twenter is a homemaker.
The couple have 10 children, Judy (Mike) Buckalew, of Mexico; Janet (James) Jones, of Huntsville, Texas; Michael (Donnie) Twenter, of Jefferson City, Theresa (George) Bain, of Sedalia; Ann (Steve) Dove, of Green Ridge; James (Jesi) Twenter, of Cibilo, Texas; Steve (Renee) Twenter, of Sedalia; Sue (Marvin) Perkins, of Cole Camp, Chris Hanlon, of Marshall; and Thomas (Diedre) Twenter, of Independence; 29 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend the Mass. A family dinner will follow the service at the couple’s home.