Mr. and Mrs. William O. Burch of Paducah will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
A family dinner is also planned at Patti’s in Grand Rivers on Friday, June 21, 2013.
Mr. Burch and the former Cereta Dee Hankins were married June 22, 1963, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah by Dr. Frank Norfleet. Their attendants were Jo Etta H. Chilton and Don Niestrath.
Mrs. Burch is a retired teacher for the Paducah Public School System. She is the daughter of the late Markey and Cereta S. Hankins.
Mr. Burch is a retired service technician for AT&T. He is the son of the late Fred and Louise Gott Burch.
They have three children, Andrew J. Burch and April D. DeLaPaz, both of Paducah, and Allen B. Burch of Memphis, Tenn.; and nine grandchildren.