Mr. and Mrs. Jim Briggs celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 17.
Francine M. Spear and Jim Briggs were married June 17, 1966, at Slater Methodist Church in Slater by the bride’s father, the Rev. Steve Spear.
Mr. Briggs retired in 1994 from Whiteman Air Force Base as a member of the Missouri Army National Guard and a full-time civil service technician. He then managed U Stor All in Warrensburg, retiring in 2012. Mrs. Briggs was a human resource manager for Missouri Pressed Metals Inc. She retired in 2012.
The couple lives in Sedalia with their cat, Bogey.
The couple are planning a trip later in the year to celebrate their anniversary.