Couple to renew vows after 50 years in Puxico

(Source: Bill and Barbara Crawford's daughter, Dr. Teresa Hazelwood)
(Source: Bill and Barbara Crawford's daughter, Dr. Teresa Hazelwood)

PUXICO, MO (KFVS) - After 50 years of marriage, a Lake Wappapello, Missouri couple will renew their wedding vows at the Puxico Homecoming.

Puxico has an annual homecoming in remembrance of veterans returning home from war. In the early years, there would be at least one wedding, the main event of the celebration. This tradition has been missing for several years. Bill and Barbara Crawford will be bringing it back with their vow renewal.

On August 18, 2012, exactly 50 years to the date, the Crawfords will celebrate their anniversary and second wedding with the entire town to support them.

The wedding will have a Hawaiian theme. There will be a mystery guest that will be there to give the bride away.

The couple's wedding song is Through the Years by Kenny Rogers. They have many happy years to celebrate.

Open House Celebration at the VFW Hall in Puxico
2 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 18, 2012

Renewal of Vow's Ceremony
Veterans Park – Downtown Puxico
following open house at 8 p.m.

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