Clyde Jr. and Shirley Spann celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Jan. 25, 2016, with a small family gathering.
Clyde Spann Jr. and the former Shirley Retzer were married on Feb. 3, 1951, at East Alton Pentecost Church. Their ceremony was officiated by M.W. Wilson.
Clyde Jr. retired from Olin Brass in East Alton.
Shirley retired from the Camdenton County School District in Camdenton, Mo., as a schoolteacher.
The couple’s children are Alison Spann of Roxana, Mike and Pam Spann of Roxana, and Jo Ellen and Bob Baker of Fieldon.
They have eight grandchildren and seven grandchildren.