Mr. and Mrs. Harold Martin, of Knob Noster, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Oct. 24 with a surprise gathering of family and friends, hosted by their children.
Betty Lou Richardson, of Florence, and Harold Dale Martin, of Smithton, were married Aug. 27, 1965, in Kansas City.
Mr. Martin is retired from GST Steel in Kansas City. Mrs. Martin is semi-retired and works part-time at Walmart.
The couple have four children, Kerry (Kim) Martin, of Springfield, Wes Martin, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Kristi (Paul) Ring, of Kansas City, and the late Shelly Martin, who died in infancy; and seven grandchildren.