McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 15, 2014

Richardsons celebrate 50 years of marriage


Submitted report

McALESTER — Haileyville High School graduates Jim and Connie Richardson, of rural Claremore, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday. They were married at Dow Baptist Church in 1964 with pastor Danny Wood presiding.

Connie Richardson graduated from the Haileyville school in 1965 and retired from American Airlines in 2008 after 28 years of service. Jim graduated in 1962 and is a retired carpenter, retiring from Tulsa Local 943.

The couple has three children, Jon, Jennifer and Joel. Also, joining the family at a young age was a niece, Marci Hughes.

Jon and his wife, Corin, have three children: Jaelyn, Jentry and Nate. Jennifer has two children, Jacob and Jordan Pepper; and Joel and his wife, Ambra, have four children: Jared, Jensen, Layton and Tristan.

Grandson Layton and his wife, Alyssa have one daughter, Payton.

Marci has two children, Abby and Hayden Lott.