Mr. and Mrs. Carrel Childress of Paducah will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. today at Renee’s on Cairo Road. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. Childress and the former Phyllis Goodwin were married June 16, 1962, at Southside Baptist Church in Paducah by the Rev. Tildon Garner.
Mrs. Childress is a retired cafeteria manager at Lone Oak Elementary School. She is the daughter of Pauline Qualls Goodwin of Paducah and the late Everett Goodwin.
Mr. Childress is a retired dairy/poultry farmer. He is the son of the late Hubert and Hazel Childress.
They have two children: Renda Childress and Ronza Oliver, both of Paducah; and two grandchildren.