Reverend and Mrs. Virgle T. Calvert (known to their friends as Virgle and Doris) celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 3, 2013. Virgle served as a pastor in Southern Baptist churches for over 30 years. Together, he and Doris worked in the Senior Adult Ministry at Southeast Baptist Church in Muskogee for several years before they completely retired. Virgle is still active in visiting older adults in the nursing homes and assisted living facilities, and Doris teaches a senior adult women’s Sunday School class at Southeast Baptist.
They raised three sons together, and have nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Cards of congratulations may be sent to them at 2106 Nebraska Street, Muskogee, OK, 74403.