Walter and Loreta Stockdale, 60th Anniversary
They married in 1955 in Dallas at the Skillman Avenue Church of Christ chapel.
Both are lifelong residents of Dallas County. Their life together began as Forest Avenue High School sweethearts in Dallas. Both worshipped at the Skillman Church of Christ for more than 50 years. Walter and Loreta are currently members at Saturn Road Church of Christ in Garland, Texas, where they reside. Walter serves as a deacon on the benevolence committee. He has owned his own lath, stucco and plaster business since 1964.
Loreta is retired from Dallas Christian School. They have three children: Leigh Anne Hill-Stockdale (Jimmy) of Garland, Texas, Mark Stockdale (Barb) of Abilene, Texas, and Leslie Ellis (Byron) of The Woodlands, Texas. They have five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.