Alan and Mary King of Mendon, Ill., are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. Due to COVID-19, the couple will celebrate at a later date with a trip to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and a celebration with family and friends.
Mr. King and the former Mary Ancell were married May 31, 1980, at Zion Church in Ursa, Ill.
Alan is the son of Shirley King and the late Robert King of Mendon, Ill. Mary is the daughter of Ron and Sue Ancell of Mendon, Ill.
Alan and Mary have two children, Andrew (Brittany) King and Jenny King. They also have three beautiful grandchildren, Kanaan, Eden and Zion King.
Alan works in the construction department at Blessing Hospital. He enjoys hunting, fishing and motorcycle riding. He is a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association. His pride and joy are his three grandchildren.
Mary works as a medical coder at Blessing Hospital. She enjoys reading her Bible, going for walks, writing and spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren who are her world.
Mr. and Mrs. King are members of Open Arms Ministry.