Gerald and Annalee Meister of Cottonwood, and formerly of Prescott, will celebrate their 65 Wedding Anniversary with a lunch and reception on Nov. 1, 2009 at the Verde Valley Church of the Nazarene in Cottonwood. Gerald and the former Annalee Secton were married in Baxter Springs, Kansas Nov. 1, 1944. Gerald is retired from the Union Oil Company, he retired in May of 1981 after 23 years of service. Annalee has been a full-time wife and mother, a true Proverbs 31: Woman. Both Gerald and Annalee are originally from Missouri and are childhood sweethearts. Gerald and Annalee have one daughter, Deborah Eugenia Grubb of Cottonwood formerly of Whittier, Calf. They have two granddaughters, Rebecca Ann Grubb of LaHabra, Calf. and Amy LeeAnna Grubb of Whittier, Calif. Their daughter will serve as hostess for the lunch and reception.