EDDYVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Gilford Patton of Eddyville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 7, at Coleman Hall, First Baptist Church in Fredonia. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. Patton and the former Helen Joyce Carner were married Jan. 19, 1963, by the Rev. James Duncan at Crider Baptist Church in Caldwell County. Their attendants were Neal Patton and Louise Hunt.
Mrs. Patton is the daughter of the late J.B. and Lois Carner.
Mr. Patton is the son of the late Raymond and Mary Patton. He is retired from Fredonia Valley Bank.
They are the parents of Kevin Patton of Henderson, Nolan Patton of Kalamazoo, Mich., Dustin Patton of Princeton and the late Kent Patton. They have six grandchildren.