Dr. Norman and Mrs. Norma Ann (Headley) Showers will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2015.
They were married on Dec. 24, 1950, at The Garden Wedding Chapel in Long Beach, Calif. The Rev. Wade Campbell, pastor of First Southern Baptist Church of Compton, Calif., performed the ceremony.
Norma retired as a special education teacher from Alton School District 11, and Norman is an emeritus Professor of Kinesiology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Their children are Robert (Elizabeth Bauer) Showers of Alton; Mark (Jeanne) Showers of Alton; Timmy Showers (deceased); Carole Ann Showers of Alexandria, Va.; Rebecca (Richard) Luer of Florissant, Mo. Their grandchildren are Aimée (Shine) Lin of Chesterfield, Mo.; Shannon (Jaime) Davis of St. Louis; Christopher Hesh of Baltimore, Md.; Cade Bauer-Showers of St. Louis; Laura Hesh of Atlanta, Ga., and step-grandchild Katie (Michael) Walsh of Ballwin, Mo. Their great-grandchildren are Maxwell and Elise Lin of Chesterfield, Mo.
They plan to celebrate with family during the Christmas holidays.