The couple was married on December 23, 1956, in Corinth, Mississippi.
Ruth Ann is the daughter of the late Ray and Myrtle Lassiter of Hazel. ?
Max is the son of the late James Hoyt McClure and Anne Lovins Woodruff of Hazel and Cadiz. ?
The couple has three children, Kim Rutherford of Paris, Tenn., Debbie Belva of Murray, and Terri Traughber of Paducah. ?
They also have one grandson, Brian Belva of Georgetown, and two granddaughters, Aubrey Traugher and Erin Traughber, both of Paducah.