Mr. and Mrs. Billy McWhirt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 15.
Janis Hawthorne and Billy McWhirt were married Feb. 15, 1964 at the Leeton Baptist Church by the Rev. C. Wayne Smith.
Mr. McWhirt has been a pharmacist in Missouri for 51 years. Presently he is the part-time pharmacist at Woods Pharmacy.
Mrs. McWhirt is retired from the Sedalia School District 200 as the secretary at Heber Hunt Elementary.
They have two children, Mary Ellen McWhirt, of Sedalia, and Julia Gampher, of Columbia; and four grandchildren.