Chad M. Hale and LaCresha A. Tumelson will celebrate 25 years of marriage on July 2nd, 2013. They were married on July 2nd, 1988 in Chickasha at New Life Christian Church, Pastor Gary Layman providing the ceremony.
Chad joined the Army National Guard in 1989 and served for 11 years. He is a distinguished combat veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm 1990/1991. He returned home to join law enforcement and was an Oklahoma police officer until he moved his family to Texas to manage the IT Data Operations department of a large communications company from 1996 to 2004, and worked for the State of Oklahoma in their data communications division from 2004 to 2010. He has since returned to law enforcement, and currently works as a corrections officer at the Grady County Law Enforcement Center.
LaCresha became a homemaker where she and Chad raised three wonderful children, Kassy, Brad and Josh. She also worked for 10 years in retail sales, and worked as a nurse.
Chad and LaCresha now enjoy their three grandchildren, and look forward to the next 25 years together.