60th anniversary

Friday, November 22, 2013

Charles and Ruth Thompson, of Cassville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 16 and 17 at Montauk State Park, near Salem, where the couple spent their honeymoon in 1953. The surprise celebration was planned by their four daughters, Ruthanne, Charli Jo, Becky and Wendy and their spouses, who joined them for the celebration. In addition to enjoying dinner and wedding cake, the Thompson family enjoyed touring the park and watching family videos. Charles and Ruth were united in marriage on Nov. 17, 1953, by Rev. Charles VanZandt. Ruth is the daughter of the late Virgil and Dorothy Beck, and Charles is the son of the late William H. and Lois Thompson, all of the Cassville area.