SIKESTON -- Mr. and Mrs. Earl Watson will be guests of honor at a 50th wedding anniversary celebration from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 27 at the North Acres General Baptist Church in Sikeston.
Watson and the former Shirley Hubbard were married May 21, 1955, at Little Vine General Baptist Church by the Rev. Archie McKaye.
The reception will be hosted by the couple's children, Steve and Debra Shoemaker, Sharon King and Steve and Lisa Watson; and grandchildren, Tara Beth Shoemaker, Stephen Blake Shoemaker, Brian King and Jacob Earl Watson.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the event, and the couple request that gifts be omitted.