Willie Edward and Precious Lee Ashley Washington, of Ruston, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on Jan. 6 in Orlando, Florida. The Washingtons were married Friday, Jan. 6, 1961. Their family and friends wished them many more wonderful, healthy and happy years together that will continue to be filled with adventure, love, peace and joy.
Pete and Kay Thiels, of Ruston, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple were married May 20, 1961. The Thiels have six children, which include Margaret, Paul, Joanie, Joe, Andrew and the late Mary Beth. They have seven grandchildren, including Josie, Albanie, Ben, Sam, Grady, Lillian and Bea.
FJ and Marsha Armond celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on Aug. 16, 1969. They have three children — Allison, Chad and Andrew. They have four grandchildren — Thomas, Lily, Marie and Anna — and one due in September.