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Couple to celebrate anniversary

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Kent and Florence McAlexander were united in marriage on Aug. 3, 1946 in Lyndon, Kan., and will be celebrating 66 years of marriage at a reception from 1 to 2 p.m. on Aug. 5 at the Monett First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The couple moved to Monett from Kirksville in 1999. Kent retired as a professor of art from Northeast Missouri University after 22 years of teaching. He also taught at Bethany, W.V., and Independence, Kan. Florence was a secretary and a homemaker. The couple has three children, Bruce McAlexander and Lynda McAlexander, both of Monett, and Arnold McAlexander, deceased. They have eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Family and friends are invited to attend the reception, which will be held at the church, located at 603 Fourth St. [Photo by Lifetouch Photography]

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