Joel and Anne Bessire of Denton, Texas celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on August 17, 2013.
Joel and Anne met in Fletcher, OK. Anne was literally “the girl next door”. They eloped and were married in Lawton, OK on August 17, 1973.
Joel and Anne moved to Denton, TX September 1989 and have resided here ever since finding Denton to be the ideal community to live in.
Joel is employed with Mr. B’s Bookkeeping & Tax Service as a tax preparer and Anne is employed with FEMA. They are affiliated with the Denton Lion’s Club and Joel is a University of North Texas Lifetime Alumni having graduated in 1995 with a BBA in 2001 with his master’s degree in accounting.
They have two children; Victoria L. Wright of Lewisville, Texas and Joel D. Bessire of Krugerville, Texas. They have four grandchildren, Chelsae Wright, Brian Bessire, Tre Wright, and Jacob Bessire.