Hallsville couple celebrates 75th anniversary

Ernest O. Jarrell, 94, and Daucy L. Jarrell, 93, both of Vernon Parish (Knight community), celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary, Sept. 5, 1944, with reunion at Pine Forest Baptist Church in Hallsville recently. In attendance were their children, Donice Brickey and Ottis Jarrell, their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ernest was a WWII veteran, was employed at Sheffield Steel in Pasadena for many years and was ordained into the ministry in 1965. He retired from his last pastorate in East Texas three years ago.