SYMSONIA — Mr. and Mrs. Don Merrick of Symsonia will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 16 at Clarks River Baptist Church. All friends and relatives are invited.
Mr. Merrick and the former Wanda Fuller were married Dec. 20, 1962, by the Rev. Pete Carlisle at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Princeton. Their attendants were Gayle P’Poole and Linda Fuller Smiley.
Mrs. Merrick is retired from Payless/CVS Pharmacy. She is the daughter of the late Densel and Ruby Fuller.
Mr. Merrick is retired from Kelly & Wilmore/Watts Bros. Construction Co. He is the son of the late Tom and Mary Merrick.
They have two children: Rhonda Merrick Holt of Possum Trot and Ricky Merrick of Richmond; and four grandchildren.