Mr. and Mrs. Jim Franklin of Paducah celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Branson, Mo.
Mr. Franklin and the former Phyllis DeBoe were married Aug. 10, 1963, by C.F. Greer at Smyrna Baptist Church in Paducah. Their attendants were Don Franklin, brother of the groom, and Wanda Clark Sheppard.
Mrs. Franklin is a retired school bus driver for the McCracken County School System. She is the daughter of the late Isaac and Irene DeBoe.
Mr. Franklin is a retired maintenance supervisor for Vulcan Materials. He is the son of the late Johnny and Addie Bell Franklin.
They are the parents of Karen Harper of Hickory and Tim Franklin of Calvert City. They have five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.