James and Victoria Hiatt of Alton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Nov. 7, 2014.
James Hiatt and Victoria Alred married Nov. 7, 1964, at Roodhouse Methodist Church in Roodhouse. The Rev. Jerrold Wheeler officiated their ceremony.
James is employed by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and retired as the chief of the Jacksonville Fire Department.
Victoria is employed by Victoria Hiatt Mediation and Counseling.
Their children are Page (Steve) Selby of Godfrey and Melissa (Brian) Schmitz of Milton, Ga.
They have four grandchildren, Michael, Danny, Emily and Ingrid.
The family celebrated with a trip to Kentucky recreating their honeymoon.
A family trip to the Caribbean is planned for later this year.