50th: Russ and Sandy Pickrell

Russ and Sandy Pickrell

Russ and Sandy Pickrell of Cutler will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24. They were married Feb. 24, 1967 in Barlow.

Pickrell is retired from DuPont and Mrs. Pickrell is retired from Avon and Marietta Community Action. Their children are Jeff Pickrell (Mindy) of Sequim, Wash., Chris Pickrell (Christy) of Houston, Texas, and Eric Pickrell (Chevonne) of Marietta.

Their grandchildren are Jill McAlexander (Anthony) of Clinton, Utah; Jennifer Pickrell of Vernal, Utah; Zech Pickrell (Shyla) of Riverdale, Utah; Alex Rodriguez of Sequim, Wash.; Emily Rodriguez of Port Angeles, Wash.; Charlie Pickrell of Sequim, Wash.; Krista Huskey of Houston, Texas; Russell Pickrell of Houston, Texas; Leslie Pickrell of Houston, Texas; Ryan Pickrell of Marietta; Sarah Pickrell of Marietta; and Natalie Pickrell of Marietta. Great-grandchildren are Gabrielle McAlexander of Clinton, Utah; Caroline McAlexander of Clinton, Utah; Ella Pickrell of Riverdale, Utah; and Hunter Rodriguez of Port Angeles, Wash.

Russ and Sandy are active members at Lighthouse Baptist Church in Barlow. Russ is a registered master gardener and spends winters itching to get back out to his garden. Sandy spends her winters trying to convince Russ that they really don’t need that many bushels of potatoes this year.