Huffines to mark 60th anniversary

Thursday, January 29, 2004

Vernon and Joan Huffine of Cherokee Village celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 28.

Sgt. Vernon T. Huffine and the former Joan Mary Taylor were married Jan. 28, 1944, in Laredo, Texas. Sgt. Huffine was stationed at Laredo Army Air Field during World War II.

The Huffines have two children -- Jeffrey Huffine of California and Jan Madden of Gainesville, Mo.; four grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

The Huffines, originally from California, moved to Cherokee Village in 1997.In celebration of their anniversary, the couple has planned a trip in the spring to Eureka Springs, Ark., and Branson, Mo.,