Mr. and Mrs. John Lovelace of Paducah will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday. A Hawaiian cruise is planned.
Mr. Lovelace and the former Suzann Pippin were married June 14, 1969, at Providence Baptist Church in Bandana with the Rev. Don Pippin officiating.
Mrs. Lovelace is a retired nurse and church secretary. She is the daughter of the late Lewis and Annie Pippin.
Mr. Lovelace is retired from the United States Air Force and worked 38 years at Wickliffe Paper Mill. He is the son of the late Kenton and Imogene Lovelace and the late Lucille Gooch.
They are the parents of Matthew Lovelace of Washington, D.C., and Rebecca Powell of Charlotte, North Carolina. They have seven grandchildren.