SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Lester Gene Wright were honored by their family with a reception on March 30 in celebration of their silver wedding anniversary. The reception was held at the First Church of the Nazarene Family Life Center.
Wright and the former Debbie Launius were married April 8, 1977, at the First Church of the Nazarene by the Rev. Eldon Russell.
Mrs. Wright, daughter of Clyde and Edith Launius, is a private piano instructor.
Wright, who is the son of the late Lester and Virginia Wright Sr., is office manager at the Sikeston Board of Municipal Utilities.
They have three children, Matthew Wright, Kristin Wright and Lindsey Wright.
The anniversary cake was created by Cheryl Stanfield, Mrs. Wright's sister. The couple celebrated the occasion with a trip to Hawaii.