Arson and Darleen “Dude and Dolly” Fuqua of Oakdale, Illinois will be celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary on December 17, 2016.
They were married at the Elkton home of Richard and Rohma Patton, sister of the bride, with Rev. A. W. Hendrix officiating. The best man was Charles Wisely, brother of the bride and Violet Fuqua, sister of the groom was bridesmaid.
God blessed this union with three children, a son Arthur (Gertie) Fuqua, a daughter Judith (Wayne) Kinney of Oakdale and a daughter Effie Campbell of New Athens. They also have 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
To celebrate friends and family gave them a card shower. Starting on October 8th they have been opening a card a day in honor of their 70 years together. They are very appreciative of all the kind words and many happy memories this year has brought.