BENTON — Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Byars of Benton will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 at the Woodmen of the World building, 1005 Poplar St., Benton. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. Byars and the former Patricia Ann Reid were married Aug. 16, 1963, at New Harmony Baptist Church in Benton with W.D. Lowry officiating. Their attendants were Jerry Bell and Paula Castleberry Bell.
Mrs. Byars is retired from the Marshall County Circuit Clerk’s Office. She is the daughter of the late Lois and Avis Reid.
Mr. Byars is retired from Westlake Chemical Corp. in Calvert City. He is the son of the late Raymond and Leona Byars.
They have two sons: Ronald Kevin Byars of Benton and Jeffrey Brandt Byars of Calvert City; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.