Mr. and Mrs. Dean Smith of West Paducah will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Mount Zion Baptist Church. All friends and relatives are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Mr. Smith and the former LaDonna Smith were married June 21, 1963, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Metropolis, Ill., by the Rev. Lowell Ragaens. Their attendants were Pete and Sue Oreskovich.
Mrs. Smith is retired from the McCracken County Board of Education. She is the daughter of the late Willard and Marie Smith.
Mr. Smith is a retired painting contractor. He is the son of the late Burt and Frances Smith.
They are the parents of the Rev. Timothy Smith of La Center. They have three grandchildren.