Mr. and Mrs. John Rucker, Sedalia, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at Epworth United Methodist Church.
On Aug. 11, 1963, Joyce Ann Quint and John Rucker were married at that church by the Rev. Hugh Jones.
He worked for American National Insurance Co. for 33 years, retiring in 2011, while she worked at Town & Country Shoes for 30 years. She now works at Inter-State Studios in Sedalia.
The couple has one son, Steve Rucker, Sedalia, and two grandchildren.
Friends and relatives are invited to the celebration but the couple requested there be no gifts.