Darwin and Marie Kirkland celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary on Sept. 2. They were married at the bride’s home, 1310 School St., Indiana. Their witnesses were the bride’s sister, Thelma Long (deceased), and the groom’s brother, Richard (also deceased).
They are the parents of four children: Thomas Sr. (Vivian), Janet (Duane) Greene, Nancy (Larry) Smith and Esther (Paul) Craft. They have six grandchildren: Tina (Tom) Pugh; Stacey (Dave) Briggs; Tom Jr. (Jill); Brenda (Jason) Bennett; Angie (Dean) Wood; and Greg (Koren) Greene.
Eleven great-grandchildren and five stepgreat-grandchildren complete the family circle.