Billy Ray and Emma Rhodes, Washington, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Oct. 9, 2017.
Billy Ray Rhodes was born July 13, 1926; and Emma Magdalene Pinkston was born Jan. 30, 1926. They were united in marriage Oct. 9, 1947, at Fornfelt Methodist Church (now Scott City Broadway Methodist) in Scott City.
They have two children, Keith Alan Rhodes and David Lee Rhodes. They have five grandchildren, Jake Rhodes, Pierre Eyre, Joshua Rhodes, Jamie Rhodes and Jill Rhodes Wallace. They have two great-grandchildren, Jayden Wallace and Kylee Wallace.
“Today, as both of you look back with happiness and pride upon the 70 cherished years that you’ve spent side by side, may every memory that you share of dreams you’ve seen come true help make this special day a happy one for you!”
Keith and Denia Rhodes, David and Rachel Rhodes, and all of your grandchildren and great-grandchildren.