Mr. and Mrs. Karl Powers of Mt. Vernon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11, 2013.
They were married at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon on Aug. 11, 1963, by the Rev. Milosh Shoukletovich.
Karl is the osn of the late J. Marvin and Lucille Powers. Evelyn is the daughter of the late Leeper L. and Isabelle Lamb.
They are the parents of three children, Tiffany (Kevin) Ford of Mt. Vernon, Luci Welling of Mt. Vernon and Tim (Angie) Powers of Texico; and are the grandparents of Blake Ford, Brittany Welling, Jake and Paige Powers and step grandparents of Charissa and Karita Ford.
Karl is retired from the City of Mt. Vernon, where he served as Mt. Vernon Police Department LEADS Director and City Clerk. Evelyn is retired from Mt. Vernon Township High School, where she served as an English teacher and guidance counselor.
They plan to spend their special day with their family at Patti’s 1880s Settlement Restaurant in Grand Rivers, Ky.