Mr. and Mrs. James Burke of Parsons will observe their 50th wedding anniversary next week.
James Robert Burke and Sherry Holsinger were married Jan. 20, 1967, at the First Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Dean Nygren.
Mr. Burke works at Grandview Products. Mrs. Burke is a homemaker. They have lived in Parsons all of their married life.
They are members of the Assembly of God Church.
Their children are James Burke of Galesburg, Michael and Jeremy Burke and Melanie Shearhart, all of Parsons. They have 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The family requests a card shower for the couple. Please send cards to 1718 Felix, Parsons, 67357.