Mr. and Mrs. Terry Hayes of Mt. Vernon celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 15.
Terry and Judy were married May 15, 1964, at Boyd Pentecostal Church. Attendants were Sue Tinsley, maid of honor; Jackie Douthit and Becky Morgan, sister of the bride as bridesmaids. Jim Hayes, brother of the groom was best man; Larry Hayes and Donnie Rector were groomsmen. Randy Hayes, brother of the groom, was ring bearer with Lynn Reeker, flower girl and Lisa Reeker, the niece of the groom as rice girl.
Candle lighters were Joe Phelps and Tom Smith. Ushers were Jim Phelps and Fred Dial.
Terry is the son of the late John and Reatha Hayes of Mt. Vernon. Judy is the daughter of Margaret Morgan of Dix and the late I.W. Morgan.
Terry retired from Mt. Vernon Township Highway Department. Judy is the office manager for Northeast Water Co. They are the parents of two children, Kiowana Ferguson of Boyd and John Kennon (Dani) Hayes II of Mt. Vernon.
They have five grandchildren, Dustin Ferguson and Amanda Ferguson of Boyd and John Kennon Hayes III, Jeremiah Collins and Sarah Clark all of Mt. Vernon.
The couple would enjoy hearing from friends and family, addressed to 13550 E. Green Rd., Mt. Vernon IL 62864.