LEDBETTER — Mr. and Mrs. Jackie H. Durard of Ledbetter will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their family from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Drake Creek Golf Club Duck Blind in Ledbetter. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. Durard and the former Brenda Lou Henry were married Dec. 22, 1962, at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Salem with James Moreland officiating. Their attendants were Rose Riley and Kenny Parks.
Mrs. Durard is a retired bookkeeper. She is the daughter of Hilda Henry of Ledbetter and the late Gilbert Henry.
Mr. Durard is a retired pipefitter for ISP Chemicals. He is the son of the late Howard and Magdalene Durard.
They have three sons: James Durard, Timothy Durard and Chad Durard, all of Ledbetter; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.