---- — Max and Ruth (Jeffries) Spear, of Lebanon, will celebrate 70 years of marriage on Jan. 13, 2014. A reception will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12, at the Lebanon Senior Center, 707 S. Lebanon St., to honor the Spears’ milestone in life and joy. All friends, family and acquaintances are invited to come. The reception will be hosted by their children.
The Spears were married Jan. 13, 1944, at First Baptist Parsonage in Lebanon. The Rev. O.P. Manker officiated.
The couple’s children are Mr. and Mrs. Michael Spear, of Thorntown, and Linda Leopard, of Highland Beach, Fla. They have four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Spear retired from Chrysler as a quality engineer in 1980.
Mrs. Spear retired as a commercial photographer for Pioneer Printing in 1978.
Mr. and Mrs. Spear are lifelong Lebanon residents.
They request no gifts please, but cards are welcome.