James & Freddie Wood
Wood 60th Anniversary
James Frank Wood and Freddie Gayle Draper were married May 5, 1956, at the First Christian Church in Hugo, Oklahoma.
James and Freddie are lifetime residents of Longview. James attended Pine Tree Schools, served in the U.S. Army and retired from Texas Eastman in 1993. Freddie graduated from Longview High School and attended Bish Mathis Institute. She was employed at a local firm as a legal secretary, Atlantic Richfield Oil Company and later, became a full-time homemaker.
They have been blessed with their children, Jamie and Chuck Dippold and Steven Wood; grandchildren, Mallory Shelton and husband, Chris, Randi Dippold, Cole Wood, Jordan Richardson and husband, Brandon; and three great-grandsons, Noah Dippold, Charlie Shelton and Rayce Shelton.