Alton and Lillie Smith of Bridgeport will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception hosted by their children 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, in the Family Life Center at First Baptist Church in Decatur.
Alton and the former Lillie Stephens were married Aug. 31, 1962, in Duncan, Okla.
They have three children: Suzy Smith of McKinney, Kay Grant of Bridgeport and Jeff Smith of Irving; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Alton is a retired welder and is involved in the National Rifle Association. He is also a Cold War veteran.
Lillie is a retired teacher and volunteers at Wise Choices Pregnancy Resource Center.
Both are involved in the Harvest Baptist Association, First Baptist Church of Decatur and Texas Alliance of Raceway Ministries.