January 10, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Balch celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary with a family gathering Dec. 31 at 2940 McVey Rd.
Fern Etta Thomas and Charles Balch were married Dec. 31, 1955, in Jefferson City by Walter Arnold.
Mr. and Mrs. Balch are both retired.
They have six children, Elaine Galloway, Kathy McMullin, Janet Disney, Nancy Welch, Mark Balch and Steve Balch, all of Sedalia; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.