Observing Golden Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Sills
August 1950

Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Sills, of Apartment 56, Thomas Jefferson Place, who are today observing their golden wedding anniversary, celebrated the event with an open house on Sunday, August 20 at their home.

Mr. Sills 72, and Mrs. Sills, 69, were married on August 23, 1900 in Lyon county. They came to Paducah in 1918 from Trigg county and Mr. Sills was employed with the Paducah Box and Basket Company until 1940, when he retired due to ill health.

They are the parents of nine children, three boys and six girls, of which seven are living and have nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Their children are Mrs. C.T. Anderson and Mrs. Arthur Anderson, of Paducah; Mrs. Frank Thompson and Mrs. Elmer Bagues, of Detroit, Mich; Mrs. K.E. Nutter, of Sante Fe, N.M., Thomas Sills, of St. Louis., Mo., and Johnnie R. Sills, of Detroit, Michigan.