BOAZ — Mr. and Mrs. Walter Barton of Boaz recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Mr. Barton and the former Wanda Marie Meeks were married March 9, 1963, in East St. Louis, Ill. Minnie Baker served as their attendant.
Mrs. Barton is a retired case worker for the State of Kentucky. She is the daughter of the late Clyde Meeks and the late Mary K. Dufur.
Mr. Barton is a retired ironworker with Ironworkers Local 396. He is the son of the late Walter and Minnie Barton.
They are the parents of David Barton, Cindy McKendree, Walter Barton III and Christopher Barton, all of Paducah, and the late Richard Barton. They have 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.