Jimmy and Carolyn Tucker, Fort Scott, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary this month. Carolyn Ann Hayward became the bride of James Paul Tucker, April 18, 1980, at the Bethel Freewill Baptist Church, El Dorado Springs, Missouri. The late Rev. Fidell Bridges and Rev. James D. Tucker, father of the groom, solemnized the marriage vows. Pianist and soloist Mike Jamison performed songs If, Wedding Song, and The Lord’s Prayer.
The couple has two married children, Mariam and Levi Self, and Aaron and Cynthia Tucker; also three granddaughters Lydia Mae, Felicity Ann, and Vivienne Hope Self.