Mr. and Mrs. Larry Thompson of West Paducah celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a party at their home with family.
Mr. Thompson and the former Betty Mae Donnell were married June 3, 1962, by the Rev. James P. Archer at Palestine United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Thompson is a retired teacher with the McCracken County Public Schools and serves as an adjunct instructor for Murray State University at the Paducah campus. She is the daughter of the late Vernis and Evelyn Donnell.
Mr. Thompson is an electrical engineer retired from the chemical industry. He is the son of Ada Rose Thompson of Paducah and the late Terry Thompson.
They have two children: Randall Thompson of Sioux City, Iowa, and Ann Bennington of Naperville, Ill.; and six grandchildren.