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December 14, 2013

Slocums celebrate golden anniversary

Heidi and Jerry Slocum, of Poolville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 14, at their favorite German restaurant with their family. 

The couple met while he was serving in the military overseas in Germany. Shortly after marrying they moved back to Texas, where they raised their three children. Jerry is now retired as a disabled veteran, and Heidi is a retired beautician/caregiver. 

Fifty years of their love built a large family of who they live for and are adored by: their three children, James Slocum, of Weatherford, Tammy O’Leary and spouse, Chris, of Poolville, and Michelle Riffe and spouse, Billy, of Peaster; eight grandchildren, Jamie, Heather, Crystal and spouse Justin, Bubba and spouse Jodee, Taylor, Amanda, Justin and spouse Jessica, and Jason and fiancé Lindsay; and 13 great-grandchildren, Cadence, Calvin, Layton, Taytum, Kortlyn, Ty, Caden, Koby, Rayleigh, Hallie, Huxley, Hanna and Tucker. 

“Above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfectness.” Colossians 3:14

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