July 29, 2013 

Allen and Gloria Cochran celebrated their 5Oth wedding anniversary June 15. The couple were united in marriage June 15, 1963 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Collinsville, lL, with George Boston performing the ceremony.

Gloria is a 1963 graduate of Collinsville High School, and the daughter of the late Etheline Lane and Floyd C. Lane of Popular Bluff, MO. Allen is a 1961 graduate of Knoxville, IL High School and is the son of the late Roy and Mary Cochran of Galesburg, IL.

The couple have three daughters: Tammy, Sherry, and Amy, and three grandchildren Davina, Devon, and Aaron. One of the things they all have in common is their love for the outdoors, for camping, and for photographing the natural beauty.

The couple enjoyed a vacation trip to Florida to celebrate their 50 years together.

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