Mr. and Mrs. Ken Higdon of Paducah recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.
Mr. Higdon and the former Shirley Anne Hawkins were married May 26, 1962, by the Rev. Edward Soto at Nativity Catholic Church in El Monte, Calif. Their attendants were Norma Scianna, sister of the bride, and Stan Thompson.
Mrs. Higdon is the daughter of the late Josie Milligan Hawkins and Ben F. Hawkins.
Mr. Higdon is retired from Higdon Food Service and Higdon Furniture Corp., where he serves on the board of directors. He is the son of the late Ollie F. and Maurene Hobbs Higdon.
They have three children: Pam Zeruth of Columbia, S.C., Chris Higdon of Nashville, Tenn., and Matt Higdon of Louisville; and seven grandchildren.