Kennett Beard Jr. of Flat River and Linda Carol Wofford of Elvins were united in marriage June 10, 1961 at the Freewill Baptist Church in Flat River.
They were honored with a 50th anniversary party at St. Pauls Gym June 17 by their three children, Angela (Dallam Jr) Pettus of Pace, Fla., Dennis Beard of Forsyth and Bill (Erin) Beard of Farmington. Also attending were their seven grandchildren, Dallam (Serena) Pettus III, Josh Pettus and Heather Pettus of Pace, Fla., Billy Joe (fiance, Brittney), Savannah and Jaggar Beard and Gunner LaBrot, all of Farmington. Also their four great grandchildren, Dallam IV, Samantha, Abigail and Ethan Pettus, all of Pace, Fla.
An enjoyable evening was spent with many other family members and friends.