Johnny and Chris Kicklighter of Belleville celebrated their 40th anniversary on January 28 with dinner with their children.
Johnny and the former Chris McCann were married on January 28, 1973 at Spurgeon Memorial Baptist Church in Anchorage, Alaska by Cap Pooser.
Johnny is a Retired USAF member working for SRA. Chris is a retired school teacher and CNA. They are both active with Edgemont Bible Church & Gateway Counseling Center.
They have 4 children: David & Samantha of Buford, GA; Matthew & Becky of Buford, GA; Nathan & Julie of Ballwin, MO; John & Kristy of Smithton, IL.
They have 10 grandchildren: Hannah, Ethan & Jonah of David & Samantha; Grace & Harper of Matt & Becky; Jacob & Kara of Nathan & Julie; Matthew, Natalie, & Lauren of John & Kristy.