Crabtrees to celebrate 50th anniversary

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Doug and Judy Crabtree will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Aug. 19.

They were married in 1967 at Emmanuel Baptist Chruch in Carlinville. The wedding party consisted of Carolyn Sanson Killion, Sandee Sanson Bowman, Linda Ballinger Lewis, Kathy Ritchie Fisk, George Browning, Jim Knetzer, Dave Norris, the late Ralph Hart, Kendra Redfern and Gary Sanson.

Mrs. Crabtree is the daughter of Evelyn and the late Bill Sanson. Mr. Crabtree is the son of the late Jim and Norma Crabtree. They are the parents of two children, Stacy Crabtree of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mike Crabtree of Carlinville.

A celebration will be held Aug. 19 at the former Southern Baptist Church in Carlinville, with a dinner and entertainment by the Harmons from Shipman, a gift given to them by their children.