Burokers celebrate 76 years

CARROLLTON, Ga. — Jean and Joseph “Joe” N. Buroker, of Carrollton, Georgia, formerly of Shelby and Champaign counties, will celebrate their 76th wedding anniversary May 14, hosted by their family in Demopolis, Alabama.

Friends may send cards to them at 518 Birkdale Blvd., Carrollton, GA 30116.

The couple were married May 19, 1940, in Kennard. The Rev. Gerald Barnes performed the ceremony.

The Burokers are the parents of two sons and two daughters-in-law, Gary Buroker, of Lakeview, Tony and Kim Buroker, of Carrollton, Georgia, and Joyce Buroker, of Denopolis, Alabama. Another son, Ronald, is deceased. They have seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1o great-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Buroker worked for Ledex Corp., Sidney City Schools as a cook, and volunteered at Wilson Memorial Hospital. Mr. Buroker farmed, worked for Copeland Corp. and served as a Shelby County deputy sheriff.

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