EDDYVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Jerrell White of Eddyville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their sons and families from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Fredonia Lions Club building in Fredonia. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. White and the former Connie Rogers were married June 8, 1962, at New Bethel Baptist Church in Lyon County.
Mr. and Mrs. White have served in the Baptist ministry for more than 50 years at several churches in Lyon County, Murray, Union City, Tenn., Fredonia and Sesser, Ill. They continue to serve in mission work and as interim pastors and supply preachers.
Mrs. White is the daughter of the late George and Helen Rogers. Mr. White is the son of Thomas White of Lyon County and the late Louise White.
They have three sons: Jeremy White of Paducah, Jared White of Kingsport, Tenn., and Jwain White of Shelbyville; and nine grandchildren.