DUNCAN — Mr. and Mrs. Charley “Bill” Hanson of Duncan will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
Charley “Bill” Hanson was born in 1921 in Alma to Burl and Melissa Hanson. Thelma Ward was born in 1923 in Nashville, Tenn. to Walter and Geretha Ward.
Bill and Thelma met while Bill was in the Army they and were married on March 13, 1948, in Montague, Texas.
During their married life, they have lived in Lewisville, Texas; Loco, Ringling and Duncan. Bill worked in the oil fields until 1969. They enjoy traveling, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Their children are Roberta Scroggins of Greenville, Texas; Ronald Bolton of Lone Grove; Rose Lee of Irving, Texas; Billy Hanson of Krum, Texas; Patricia Griffith of Plano, Texas; Jerry Hanson of Ardmore; Connie Rains of Duncan and the late Robert Bolton. Bill and Thelma have 17 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.