Larry and Cecelia (Harrelson) Wagner of Mt. Vernon will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 31.
The couple were united in marriage on Aug. 31, 1963, at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in McLeansboro by the Rev. C.A. Wagner.
Cecelia is the daughter of Roy and Sibyl Harrelson. She is a secretary at Bennett Metal. Larry is the son of Chester and Flora Wagner. He is a retired art teacher from Casey Middle School.
The couple have two sons, Chris (Joanne) of Greenville and Aaron (Rachel) of Mt. Vernon. They have five grandchildren, Will, Grace, Sam, Evan and Jackson.