Vermillions to celebrate 40 years

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Rick and Mary Tom Vermillion after 40 years.

Rick and Mary Tom Vermillion of Wilson will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, with a drop-in reception at First Baptist Church in Wilson.

The couple was married July 15, 1973, in Blytheville. Mary Tom is the daughter of the late Hilton and Lois Stephenson of Blytheville, and Rick is the son of the late Bill and Maudine Vermillion of Manila.

The Vermillions are both retired teachers from the South Mississippi County School District where they each taught more than 35 years.

Rick and Mary Tom Vermillion 1973

The couple has two daughters and sons-in-law, Dina and Jonathan Stephens and Brooke and Lacy Brewer, all of Wilson. They have eight grandchildren: Robert, Raymie, and Richard Stephens; Luke Chambers; and Brett, Maycee, Samantha, and Zackery Brewer.

All friends and family are invited to attend the reception; no invitations will be sent. The couple requests no gifts please.