Mr. and Mrs. Willis Morse will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2010. Willis F. “Bill” Morse and Mary L. Biggs were married on June 29, 1940, in Alysworth.


Mr. and Mrs. Willis Morse will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2010. Willis F. “Bill” Morse and Mary L. Biggs were married on June 29, 1940, in Alysworth.

 

They have three children, seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

 

Bill served aboard the USS Massachusetts battleship during World War II.

 

He worked in the oil field boom as a welder, mechanic, plumber, carpenter and electrician in Carter County for years. He worked for Samedan Oil Company 11 years. His deafness brought on early retirement.

 

Mrs. Morse worked as a housewife. She was a presser for Kellwood seven years. She enjoys gardening, canning, their two pet dogs and calls and visits from family and friends.

 

Camping, fishing, going to church and helping others are their strengths.