Coles cross golden milestone May 2, celebrate with trip

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Ruth Ann and Alson Cole Jr. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 2. They enjoyed a trip to the “Honeymoon Capital of the World,” Niagara Falls, N.Y. The trip also included tours of Gettysburg and Philadelphia, Pa.; Princeton and Ocean Grove, N.J.; and New York City and Buffalo, N.Y.
The couple was married by Sam Sowder at Robinson Christian Church. Jane Ann (Cason) Burgess was the maid of honor, and Virgil Cole was the best man.
Ruth Ann is the daughter of the late Geneva and Albert Newton Gill. Alson is the son of the late Virgie and Alson Cole Sr.
They have three children, Becky Deitemeyer, Allison Gaunce (Russell), and Alson Cole III; and four grandchildren, Whitney Gaunce, Alex Deitemeyer, Aaron Gaunce, and Andrew Gaunce.