Mike and Nell Judge celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 27, 2014 with their family.
Nell is the former Nell Burnett of Azle. She was in the 8th grade when Mike was a senior at Azle High School
She attended a high school party with her older brother and sister. Mike was there and they danced almost every dance.
Mike attended UTA before joining the United States Army. Nell didn’t see him again until the summer before her senior year.
They married at Ash Creek Baptist Church. They have two children, daughter Stacey married to Chris Arbuckle, and son Erik married to Donna Hook.
Mike and Nell have five grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
They built a home in Irving. After 16 years, they bought and moved to the family home in Azle. They opened a men’s clothing store.
Mike worked 46 years in men’s retail. He worked as a regional manager of National Shirt and also regional manager for Oshmans. He worked as a manager of Men’s Warehouse and retired from there.
Nell worked in banking 15 years and five years at Tri-County Electric.