MOREHOUSE -- The children of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. McCoy will honor their parents with a golden anniversary reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 23 at the White House in Morehouse when the guests of honor will renew their wedding vows.
McCoy and the former Christine Murphy were married Oct. 26, 1954, at Hernando, Miss.
Their children and spouses are Kathy and John Rodgers of Salcedo, Teresa and David Meeker of Sikeston and Cliff and Shannon McCoy of Morehouse. They also have seven grandchildren, Stacy Rodgers, Sarah McCoy, Erin McCoy, Mindy Meeker, Matthew Meeker, Christin Meeker and Alicia Meeker.
McCoy retired in 1973 from the U.S. Army and in 1996 from Sikeston Public Schools. Mr. and Mrs. McCoy attend the First Church of the Nazarene in Sikeston.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the celebration. The couple requests that gifts be omitted.