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Blankenships to celebrate 50 years

Thursday, April 8, 2004

A.J. and Catherine Blankenship of Thayer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Andrew Jackson Blankenship and Dora Catherine Rouintree were united in marriage on April 9, 1954, in Saldis, Miss.

A celebration in honor of the couple will be held at Thayer Senior Citizens Center from 2 to 4 p.m. April 10.

The celebration will be hosted by their children -- Jacqueline Norton of Rogers, Ark., Terry Blankenship of Union, Mo., and David Blankenship of West Plains.

All friends and family are invited to stop in. The couple requests no gifts.