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ohn Millard served durinig World War II in Europe as a member of the U.S. Army’s Signal Corps. Millard was supposed to wed his late wife, Geneva, in Fulton on Dec. 25, 1941, but because of Pearl Harbor he was unable to use his planned furlough. Instead, his father brought Geneva to Ft. Riley, Kan., and the couple were married there on Christmas Day 1941.

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John Millard and Geneva Ridenhour planned to be married on Dec. 25, 1941, in Fulton, surrounded by family and friends.

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