SIKESTON -- W.J. and Charlotte McMikle celebrated their 50th anniversary Aug. 31.
They were married in a 4 p.m. ceremony Aug. 31, 1953, at the First United Methodist Church in New Madrid.
Their children are Bonnie McMikle Hagler and Christy McMikle Priday of Sikeston, Charlotte Willena Dugas of Hammond, La., Willard Stanley McMikle of Albany, Ga., and Lewis Jon McMikle of Kansas City. They have six grandchildren: Sarah Morgan, Hailey Priday, Jacob Priday and Ben Priday, all of Sikeston, Ryan Dugas of Hammond and Joseph McMikle and Adam McMikle of Kansas City.
Mr. and Mrs. McMikle own McMikle Real Estate in Sikeston and are active members of the Order of the Eastern Star.