On Christmas Eve, December 24, Robert (Bob) and Heidi Nicholson of Mena will celebrate 50 years of marriage.
They met on a blind date in Fort Worth, Texas. She was an airline stewardess and he was a mechanical engineer working for Bell Helicopters. They retired to Mena in 2001. They have two sons and four grandchildren. Bob works at his hobby in the woodshop making crafts and birdhouses. Heidi is working outdoors with miniature horses to stay fit. They love it here in Mena, God’s place and a little bit of Heaven.
Family and friends will have a get together to celebrate.