The Ina Observer - Thursday, October 14, 1965
Mr. and Mrs. Tom ATKINS celebrated their 50th wedding anniversasry
at a West Frankfort restaurant Saturday night. Those present for supper
were: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph ATKINS, Mr. and Mrs. Charles COX, and Mr. and
Mrs. Eddie ATKINS, Ridgeway, Mr. and Mrs. Wallace ATKINS and son, Dennis,
Omaha, Mrs. Matt LACKEY, Sesser, Mr. and Mrs. Donald ATKINS, Benton,
Mr. and Mrs. Joe NEWELL, Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Hollie DEES, Mrs. Nelson ISOM,
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy HAMLIN and daughter, Brenda, Mr. and Mrs. Ray HALL,
Bob ATKINS, Mr. and Mrs. Larry HODGE, and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy ATKINS, Waltonville.
Mr. and Mrs. ATKINS are the parents of 6 children, 10 grandchildren and 3
The Ina Observer - Thursday, October 21, 1965
Submitted By: Mary Zinzilieta
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard DENTON of Pinckneyville, formerly of Sheller,
celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 10. They had open
house for their chidren and grandchildren at their home. Their
anniversary occurred on October 7. Mr. and Mrs. Russell SMITH and
Grace SMITH of Sheller attended the open house briefly. Grace SMITH
was maid of honor when the couple were married on October 7, 1915.
While in Pinckneyville the SMITHS also visited with Herry STRICKLAND
and Miss Martha STRICKLAND.
The Ina Observer - Thursday, October 7, 1965
Several members and friends of the late J. B. CLINTON family of Ina
met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. CLINTON, Ina, for a family
reunion and picnic on September 26. Those in attendance were: Mr. and
Mrs. James T. CLINTON and family, Noble; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. CLINTON
and sons, Woodlawn; Mr. and Mrs. S. A. CLINTON, Sr., Manteno; Mrs. Jack CASEY,
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey RAY, Mt. Vernon; Mr. and Mrs. Omar BONNEAU, Pueblo, Colo.;
Mr. and Mrs. Claude CLINTON, Olive Branch; Mr. and Mrs. Bert ROBINSON and
daughters, Cahokia; Mr. and Mrs. Charles ENGLAND and family, Lewistown;
Mr. and Mrs. John A. DuRALL, St. Louis; and the following from Ina, Mr. and
Mrs. Carl W. CLINTON, Geneva and Becky; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin W. CLINTON and
David; Mrs. Byford BALTZELL and Marsha; Mrs. Keith FOWLER and Susan; and
The Ina Observer - Thursday, October 28, 1965
Elizabeth INABNIT has returned home after spending a two weeks vacation
in the northern part of the state. In Hazel Crest she visited with her son,
Jesse, and his family, her grandson, Ronald INABNIT and family, and with friends.
She then went to Chicago to visit her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Sefin TOMALA, and with her grandson, Bryan and family.
She visited in Elgin with her granddaughters, Elizabeth Ann ROBERTS and
Lucille JONES and family, and with a grandson, Billy Joe MEYERS. While in
Elgin her brother, Robert LeVAULT, and his family of Meadow Dale were also
visiting there and Mrs. INABNIT was pleased to be able to visit with him.
On Sunday, Mrs. INABNIT, her daughter, Lucille LeBONTI, and son Jesse, drove
to Litchfield to visit with Mrs. INABNIT's son, Harvey, and his family
TThe Ina Observer - Thursday, October 28, 1965
Those helping celebrate the 78th birthday of James H. LOMAN of Sesser,
former resident of Waltonville, were Mr. and Mrs. Bill LOMAN and family,
Waltonville, Mr. and Mrs. William H. LOMAN and family, Benton, Mr. and
Mrs. Ray WHITZELL and daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil ROBERTS and family,
and Mr. and Mrs. Perry CLEVENGER and son, all of Sesser, Mr. and Mrs.
Lloyd M. LOMAN and sons, East St. Louis, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth B. LOMAN and
family, Bonnie, the Rev. Thomas SKINNER, Mattoon, and Pfc. William H. LOMAN, Jr.
who will be going to Viet Nam in November
The Ina Observer - Thursday, November 10, 1965
Mr. and Mrs. Sam REYNOLDS observe their 59th wedding anniversary Sunday.
Friends and relatives who visited them and wished them many more were Mr. and
Mrs. Lee QUINN, Lena CLARK, Mrs. Juanita HESTER, Mrs. Mary McCOWEN and son,
Francine LOWERY, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth SANDUSKY all of Mt. Vernon. Mrs. Harold BAKER,
Mrs. Maxine Russell and daughter, Diane, of Ina, Mrs. Fern BEARD, Mr. and Mrs.
Jay BODINE, Mr. and Mrs. Bert WILLIAMS of Bonnie, Lloyd CUMMINGS, Champaign,
Mrs. Pearl HARRIS, Jacksonville, Fla.