WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. James Stanley Jones, of Wapakoneta, will celebrate 65 years of marriage Aug. 8, 2013. A family dinner is planned.
Jones and the former Mildred Arnett were married Aug. 8, 1948 at First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, by the Rev. D.A. Bode, DD.
They are the parents of three children, Darrell (Cindy) Jones of Russells Point; Elaine (Ron) Mertz, of Cridersville and Kevin (Robin) Jones, of Clyde. They have nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Jones is retired from Airfoil Textron after 35 years of service as a Tool and Die Inspector in Quality Control. He also assisted in the assembly of a Nuclear Reactor. His wife retired after 31 years of service from Koneta Rubber Company as the Chief Accountant.
Mildred and James Jones