Mr. and Mrs. Don Bond will celebrate their 45th anniversary on Feb. 28, 2014.
The Rev. David Harris performed the ceremony of Don Bond and the former Jan Willoughby on Feb. 28, 1969, at Aloma Baptist Church in Winter Park, Fla.
The Bond’s are the parents of two sons, Chris Bond of Mt. Vernon and Zach Bond of Richmond Heights, Mo. They have two grandchildren, Christopher Harley of Ziegler and Alysandra Sunshine of Mt. Vernon.
Don is a retired captain of the Mt. Vernon Fire Department. Jan is a unit secretary at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.
To celebrate their anniversary, the couple have made plans for a trip to Nashville, Ind.