James and Karen Newton Anniversary

Posted Online: Nov. 20, 2012, 10:59 am
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James and Karen Newton, P.O. Box 171, New Windsor, will be honored at an open house on Nov. 25, 2012, in observance of their 50th wedding anniversary.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from noon to 2 p.m. at New Windsor Presbyterian Church. No gifts, please.
Mary Karen Oswalt, Springfield, Mo., and Mr. Newton, Macks Creek, Mo., were married Dec. 8, 1962, at Broadway Methodist Church, Springfield.
Their children are Kimberly (Les) Youngren, Princeton, Ill.; and Matthew (Sandy) Newton, Erie. They have six grandchildren.
Mr. Newton was employed as an administrator for the Winola and Sherrard School District, retiring in 1994 after 27 years.
Mrs. Newton was employed as a teacher for the Sherrard School District at Winola Elementary, retiring in 1994 after 22 years.
They are members of New Windsor Presbyterian Church.


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