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James 50th Anniversary

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Rev. Charles and Faye James celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 29, 2012. The couple were joined in matrimony Sept. 29, 1962, by Rev. H.H. Sturch.

The couple are the parents of eight children, Sue Hickman, Brenda Reyes, Tena VanDeventer and Rhonda Troutt, all, of Kennett, Eddie James of De Funiak Springs, Fla., Teresa Ueberlauer of Quincy, Ill., and Charles James, Jr., of St. Louis, Mo., and Brian James of Steele, Mo. They also have 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

They live in Kennett, where Charles has been a minister since 1969, and retired from Wonder Bread Co., in 1998. Faye has been a "wonderful housewife and mother," according to family members.