Gene “Tink” O’Neal and Elaine (Bolin) O’Neal of Wilkinson recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary.
Gene farmed for 50 years, and upon retiring he became president and caretaker of the McCray Cemetery in Wilkinson. Elaine worked at the Willow Branch Bank for 30 years and retired to become a farm wife. They attend Willow Branch United Methodist Church.
They are the parents of Diane (Tom, deceased) Apple, Roger (Jo Ann) O’Neal and Richard O’Neal (companion, Jane Penman).
The are the grandparents of Darlene Apple, Christy (Todd) Stephenson, Jennifer (Drew) Medland, Chris (Clarissa) O’Neal, Melissa (Jeff) Lawson, Ryan (Jaime) O’Neal and Jason O’Neal. They are the great-grandparents of 15.
They celebrated with a catered dinner in the Fellowship Hall of Willow Branch United Methodist Church with all 34 family members.