Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hancock of Paducah celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at Reidland United Methodist Church on Sept. 28.
Mr. Hancock and the former Brenda F. Bratcher were married Sept. 17, 1963, by Roy L. Baugh at First United Methodist Church in Metropolis, Ill. Their attendants were Gary and Delores Peck.
Mrs. Hancock is retired from ISP Chemicals in Calvert City. She is the daughter of the late Cless and Alma Bratcher.
Mr. Hancock is retired from Westlake Chemical Co. in Calvert City. He is the son of the late Fletcher and Evelyn Hancock.
They are the parents of Beth Hancock Spugnardi of Maumelle, Ark., Ben Hancock and Debbie Ward, both of Paducah. They have eight grandchildren.