Couple celebrating 65th anniversary

By Susan Hartley

November 15, 2013

Richard Lee and Emma May (Covault) Pearson of Fletcher are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

They were married Nov. 20, 1948, in Fletcher.

The couple are parents of four children, Cheryl (Scott) Trostel, John (Sally) Pearson, Cindy (Steve) Staley, and Cris (Don) Snider. They have 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

They both enjoy supporting Miami East sporting events and are members of Fletcher United Methodist Church. She is a retired school bus driver for Miami East Schools. He was employed at Deckers and retired from the Miami County Highway Department.

A celebration will be held from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 24, at Fletcher United Methodist Church.