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Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Mr. and Mrs. Benson "Benny" Forest

Friday, November 9, 2001

SIKESTON - Mr. and Mrs. Benson "Benny" Forest will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Powerhouse of God Church, 951 S. Kingshighway.

Benson and the former Geneva Dufur were married Nov. 16, 1951.

The event will be hosted by their children, Benson Forrest of Lexington, Ky., and Dale Forrest, Toleitha Campbell and Angela Sloan of Sikeston. They also have seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Benson retired in 1973 from the International Shoe Factory. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the celebration where the couple will renew their wedding vows.