Bob and Shirley Kennedy married Oct. 25, 1953
Bob and Shirley Kennedy of Bella Vista recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married Oct. 25, 1953, at the Methodist Church in Bushton, Kan., by the Rev. Paul T. Mundell. After their retirement in 1994, they moved to Bella Vista from Minneapolis, Kan. They have four children, Kevin and Barb Kennedy of Ellsworth, Kan.; Linda and Mark Paddock of Claremore, Okla.; Darrell and Lisa Kennedy of Liberal, Kan.; and Kerri and Kent Pelton of Topeka, Kan. They have six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The Kennedy’s recently spent a weekend in Branson, Mo., with 14 family members.