VAN ALSTYNE — Glenn and June Whitaker of Van Alstyne were honored Nov. 23 with a 70th wedding anniversary reception. The celebration was held at the First United Methodist Church and was hosted by Cathy and Richie Bell and Jackie and Bob Cavender.

VAN ALSTYNE — Glenn and June Whitaker of Van Alstyne were honored Nov. 23 with a 70th wedding anniversary reception. The celebration was held at the First United Methodist Church and was hosted by Cathy and Richie Bell and Jackie and Bob Cavender.


The Whitakers were married Nov. 27, 1943 in Colbert, Oklahoma. Attendants were N.L. Bush and Frances Garland of Van Alstyne.


June Whitaker was born in Sedalia, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lead Bush. She attended Van Alstyne schools and was employed for 32 years for LTV Aircraft, retiring in 1984.


Glenn Whitaker was born in Van Alstyne, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Orbin W. Whitaker. He attended Van Alstyne Schools and was employed with LTV Aircraft for 35 years, retiring in 1983.


The Whitakers are members of the First Baptist Church in Van Alstyne.