Larry and Janice Emmons of Godfrey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 20, 2014.
Larry Emmons and the former Janice Belk were married on June 20, 1964, at 12th Street Presbyterian Church in Alton by the Rev. Paul Krebs.
Larry retired from Owens Illinois in 2006 after 43 years of service.
Janice retired from Kroger after 17 years of service. She retired in 2013 from Alton Memorial Hospital and Christian Hospital Northeast after 25 years of service.
Their children are Michele Emmons of Godfrey and Michael and Dana Emmons of Brighton.
They have five grandchildren, Nicole and Todd McNeely, Justin, Brenden and Gabie Emmons and Nathan and Jessica Means. They also have four grandchildren, Kalen and Abigale McNeeley and Brooke and Kailee Means.
A dinner reception for family and friends will be held on June 21, 2014, at Ravanelli’s Restaurant in Granite City. The event will be hosted by their children.