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Helmer 65th anniversary

Published June 6th, 2013 11:04 am

Ruth and Jim Helmer of Church Hill will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 13, 2013.

The former Ruth Cowen and James N. Helmer were married June 13, 1948, in Peoria, Ill., where they resided until 1993.

The Helmers have two children, daughter Melinda Helmer and husband, Tim Greenya, of Madison, Wis., and son Bradley Helmer and wife, Deborah, of Kingsport.

They also have five grandchildren.