J.R. and Martha Elrod
KEVIL — Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Elrod of Kevil recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at their home.
Mr. Elrod and the former Martha Jean Rucks were married June 28, 1963, at St. Francis de Sales Church by the Rev. William Fields. Their attendants were Rosemary Rucks and Doug Moss.
Mrs. Elrod is retired from the U.S. Postal Service. She is the daughter of the late Henry E. and Rosa Rachel Rucks.
Mr. Elrod is a retired boilermaker and member of Boilermakers Union Local 40. He is the son of the late Reginald and Armada Elrod.
They are the parents of John R. Elrod of Kevil, Donna Gauthier of Gallatin, Tenn., and Rhonda Johnson of Sandwich, Ill. They have nine grandchildren.