Rev. John and Sandy Sams
The Rev. and Mrs. John Sams of Paducah celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 22.
Mr. Sams and the former Sandra “Sandy” Hook were married June 22, 1963, by the Rev. Jesse Rye and the Rev. O.E. White at Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Gage.
Their attendants were Mary Carol Perkins and Donald Sams.
Mrs. Sams is a retired teacher from Heath Middle School. She is the daughter of the late Richard and Fern Hook.
Mr. Sams is a retired minister and served 30 years as associate pastor at Heartland Worship Center in Paducah. He is the son of the late J.C. and Mildred Sams.
They have two children: Dr. Richard Todd Sams of Calhoun and Surrisa Simmons of Paducah; and five grandchildren.