HEPPNER - Sam and Jessie Scott will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. All of their friends are invited to a party in their honor at 5 p.m. Feb. 11, at the Elks' Lodge in Heppner.

Harry Willis "Sam" Scott and Jessie Ellen Matteson were married on Feb. 12, 1956, in Winnemucca, Nev. They have lived in Heppner for the last 29 years.

Mrs. Scott was born and raised in Monument and Mr. Scott was born and raised in Vale.

Mr. Scott was a log truck driver before he retired in 2004. He is a member of the Eagles and Elks. His hobbies are taking walks with his dog Chico and having afternoon coffee with his Heppner friends at Bucknums.

Mrs. Scott is a semi-retired care giver. She enjoys crocheting and other craft work.

The couple raised two sons. Robert Dale Scott and his wife Terri live in Turner. Robin Don Scott, whose partner is Cindy Marker, passed away Oct. 29, 2005 at the age of 42. The Scotts also have three grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren.

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