Herman and Kaleta Pryor of Decatur will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary July 19, 2012, with a reception 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 21, in the Women’s Building at the Sheriff’s Posse Grounds on Farm Road 51 South in Decatur. There will be a money tree available.
Herman and the former Kaleta Simpson were married July 19, 1947, in Detroit, Texas by Justice of the Peace Austin Guess.
They had nine children: Barbara Cansler and husband, Ken; Gary Pryor, and Ray Pryor and wife, Debbie, all of Chico; Charlotte King and husband, David, of Alvord; Susan Wall and husband, Johnny, and Larry Pryor and wife, Kathy, all of Decatur; and Rocky Pryor of Illinois. Tommy Pryor died in 2008 of cancer; Jerry Dell Pryor died at birth.
The couple also have 19 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 16 step-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren.
Herman retired from BK Trucking in Bridgeport.
Kaleta retired from in-home care and daycare.