SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Melfred Taylor will be guests of honor Sunday in celebration of their 70th wedding anniversary.
Taylor and the former Margaret L. Mitchell were married Aug. 31, 1933, in Anna-Jonesboro, Ill.
They are the parents of three sons and daughters-in-law, Fred and Barb Taylor of West DesMoines, Iowa, and Mike and Mary Lou Taylor and Steve and Pat Taylor of Sikeston; and have eight grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor owned and operated Sikeston Laundry and Cleaners with Neva Taylor from 1955 until their retirement.
The Taylor family continues to operate the business.
They are longtime members of the First Baptist Church in Sikeston. Relatives, church members and friends are invited to celebrate with them. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor request that gifts be omitted.