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Canalou natives mark milestone

Sunday, March 9, 2008

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Mr. and Mrs. Gene Adams Sr. will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary March 14.

Adams and the former Imogene "Pat" Barnes were married March 14, 1948. The couple have four children, Pat Roop of Bloomington, Carlotta Dryer of Downs, Gene Adams Jr. of South Chicago Heights and Robert Adams of Indianapolis; and seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Adams works for Freedom Oil Co. The couple were raised in Canalou, Mo., and often visit the area, where family members reside and attend "Canalou Days." A family celebration will take place later in Illinois.