James and Janetta Berry of Dumas to celebrate 50 years of marriage


James and Janetta Berry of Dumas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception beginning at 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 at the community center.

The reception will be hosted by their children, Bubba and Amelia Boney and Tommy and Melinda Berry.

The couple was married in Dumas on Dec. 26, 1961, and have lived in Dumas all their married lives. Janetta is the former Janetta Singleton of Back Gate, Ark., and is retired from Sears Catalog Business and a retired tax preparer for H&R Block Company. James is the mayor of Dumas and is still active at the Berry True Value in Dumas.

They have four grandchildren, Jessica Berry, Brandon Berry, Price Boney and Barry Boney.

Friends and relatives are invited to attend. No invitations will be sent and no gifts please.