Mickie and the Rev. Eugene Burkeen
MURRAY — The Rev. and Mrs. Eugene Burkeen of Murray will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. June 10 in the fellowship hall of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Hwy. 121 south and Cherry Corner Road, Murray. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. Burkeen and the former Mickie Turner were married June 5, 1962.
Mr. Burkeen has served several churches in western Kentucky and west Tennessee and is the pastor of Martins Chapel and Good Shepherd United Methodist churches in Calloway County. Before entering the ministry, Mr. Burkeen owned and operated Gene’s Body Shop in Murray for 25 years.
They have two sons: Kenneth Burkeen of Benton and Tracy Burkeen of Puryear, Tenn.; three grandchildren; and one stepgrandson.