Mike and Nell Judge will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary January 27, 2014 with their family.
Nell is the former Nell Burnett of Azle. She was in the 8th grade when Mike was a senior at Azle High School. She attended a high school party with her older brother and sister. Mike was there and they danced almost every dance. Mike attended UTA before joining the United States Army. Nell didn't see him again until the summer before her senior year.
They married at Ash Creek Baptist Church. They have two children, daughter Stacey married to Chris Arbuckle, and son Erik married to Donna Hook. Mike and Nell have five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
They built a home in Irving. After 16 years they bought and moved to the family home in Azle. They opened a men's clothing store. Mike worked 46 years in men's retail. He worked as a regional manager of National Shirt and also regional manager for Oshmans. He worked as a manager of Men's Wearhouse and retired from there. Nell worked in banking 15 years and 5 years at Tri County Electric.
'We love you Mom and Dad! Thank you for teaching us about Jesus, and for always being there for us kids and grandkids no matter what. You both are an inspiration to your family and friends."
Published in the Star-Telegram on January 26, 2014