Harlin and Betty Thompson of Ravenswood are celebrating their 50th anniversary May 25.
He is the son of the late William and Vera Thompson. He was employed by Walker Systems until retirement.
She is the daughter of the late Willie and Nora Carson. She was employed by Dr. Gustke until retirement.
They are the parents of Sandy (Dave) Curtiss-Quinn of Gilbert, Ariz.; Grace (Kenny) Amos of Rockport; Karen (Javier) Alvarez of Mesa, Ariz.; and Melissa (Wayne) Flinn of Belleville.
They have 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.