Marjorie L. and Robert Perry of Spring Hill are celebrating their 68th wedding anniversary today. They were married Nov. 8, 1941, at St. Stephens Methodist Church in Chicago.
They have three children: Linda and her husband, Bob Lowenstein, and Cheryl Laushot, all of Glen Lakes; and Robert Perry and his wife, Susan, of Panama City. They have 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
The Perrys have lived in Timber Pines for 27 years. Mrs. Perry was born in Chicago and had a career in the newspaper business, both in Georgia and Illinois. Mr. Perry was born in Lakewood, Ohio. He served in the Army Air Corps and retired from Swift & Co. in downtown Chicago, where he worked 43 years. He was general manager and vice president of White Meat Packers in Ocala prior to moving to Timber Pines.
Mr. Perry was the first president of the Timber Pines Homeowners Association, and his wife assisted the him with the Grasshoppers Group in past years. They both have volunteered for numerous events.
The Perrys will celebrate with family at a local restaurant.