Dr. Carl Gene and Jo Ann Hamil will celebrate their 50th year of marriage on August 17, 2013. The Hamils were married on August 17, 1963 at the Goodwater, Oklahoma Church of Christ.
Gene and Jo Ann both graduated from Haworth, Oklahoma High school. Gene did his undergraduate study at Oklahoma State University with a degree in General Science, then went to Baylor University College of Dentistry in Dallas. Jo Ann graduated with a BA in Education from Oklahoma State Teachers University in Durant, Oklahoma.
Hamil received his DDS degree in 1967 and entered the USAF and served as a dentist in Souix City, Iowa and Topeka, Kansas. After completing his obligation to the USAF, Gene and Jo Ann moved to Marshall in 1969 where he practiced Dentistry until 2000. The Hamils moved to Hallsville where he practiced until they moved to West Tawakoni, Texas in 2010. Dr. Hamil owns Parkway Family Dental in Quinlan, Texas and Jo Ann is co-owner in Lakefront Lady Creations dress boutique in Quinlan.
The Hamils raised three sons, Gregory of Longview, Rodney of Wylie, Texas and Brent of Wylie, Texas; and one daughter, Eugenia Wolf of Lakewood, Co. They have a son-in-law, Jordan Wolf; daughters-in-law Heather and the late Wendy Hamil; six grandchildren, Genny Wolf, Jake and Sydney Hamil, Kane, Kaleb and Kylie Hamil; and four great-grandchildren, Angela Moyer, Lillian, Hannah and Jax Wolf.
The Hamil children will honor their parents with a celebration with family and friends, then Gene and Jo Ann will cruise the Baltic Sea.
Published in The Marshall News Messenger on August 11, 2013