Richard and Virginia Myers to celebrate 50th anniversary


FORDYCE — Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Myers of Fordyce will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at their home at 1635 Dallas 131 in Fordyce.

The couple was married Nov. 9, 1963, at Cahokia, Ill.

Mrs. Myers is the former Virginia (Ginnie) May Smith, daughter of the late Thomas E. Smith and Lucille Scholebo of Whitehall, Ark.

Mr. Myers is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert S. Myers of Pine Bluff. He is retired from the Cotton Belt Rail Road.

They have three children: Debra L. Myers of Kingsland, Jeffrey D. Myers of Mississippi and Sherry R. Gee of Kingsland. They have six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.