EAST PRAIRIE - Family and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Arden Banks are invited to attend the couple's 50th wedding anniversary celebration from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 6 at First Church of God Family Life Center, 322 N. Washington St., in East Prairie.
Banks and the former Betty Woods were married Aug. 4, 1956, in Hernando, Miss. Banks is the son of the late Bradley and Emma Banks, and Mrs. Banks is the daughter of the late Royce and Pauline Woods.
The couple have been lifelong residents of East Prairie. Banks retired from Noranda Aluminum, and Mrs. Banks retired from Missouri Division of Family and Children Services after 30 years.
Mr. and Mrs. Banks have requested no gifts.