Eastmans celebrate 50th anniversary

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Eastmans as they appear today.

William P. and Alma R. Eastman of Mountain Home celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 17.

An evening celebration with family and friends was held at the Mountain Home Church of Christ fellowship hall.

The former Alma R. Kilgore married William Eastman on June 17, 1962, at the Church of Christ in Trinidad, Colo., with the service conducted by Minister Evard E. Hamilton.

William and Alma Eastman as they were in 1962.

Attending the ceremony included maid of honor Margaret La Duke and best man E. David Kilgroe.

The couple have two children, Joseph Eastman of Mountain Home and Allan Eastman of Ball, La., along with one grandchild, Henry.

The Eastmans are Colorado transplants and are both retired. Bill, a World War II veteran, loves his country and enjoys studying the Bible and reading.

Alma's interests include teaching children's Bible classes, reading and listening to classical music.