NEW MADRID -- Friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. John Alfred Hunter are invited to attend a golden wedding anniversary celebration from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Southern Comfort Banquet Hall, 600 N. Main St. in New Madrid.
Hunter and the former Marie Householder were married April 19, 1954, at the Immaculate Conception Church in New Madrid.
Their children are John Hunter Jr. of St. Louis, Thomas Edward Hunter of New Madrid, Shapley Richard Hunter of Thebes, Ill., James Digges Hunter of Hunterville, N.C., and LeAnn Hunter Branum of New Madrid. They have 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Their children, who are hosting the event, request that gifts be omitted.