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Walvoords Celebrate 55 years of Marriage!

Mr. & Mrs. Johnny Walvoord on December, 16, 1961.

John Earl “Johnny” Walvoord, a native of Racine, Wisconsin, married Caroline Nan “Nan” Spears, a native of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, on December 16, 1961 in Pine Bluff.

Johnny, is the fourth of seven children born to  Randall and Elizabeth Walvoord.  Nan is the third of four children born to Ira and Helen (West) Spears.

Johnny and Nan have two children.  Son, Shaun and daughter Jeanan.

Daughter, Jeanan, describes her dad as “a patient, smiling, loyal, gentle, quiet, saver, math genius, hard worker.”

She describes her mom as, “the life of the party, generous, loving, shopper, talker, fun, smart, everyone’s best friend!”

But states that, “their common bond is their love & honor for our Savior. I’m so blessed I get to call them my parents! Happy 55th!!!”

Nan (Spears) Walvoord with her wedding attendants. Betty Jo Walvoord, sister of the groom, is at the far left.

The Proposal

She said, “YES!”

Updated: May 30, 2017 — 8:36 PM
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