Kenny and Virginia Hustead of Baring, Mo., have observed their 50th wedding anniversary. A family celebration will be held at a later date.
The couple was married Feb. 17, 1963, in Kahoka (Mo.) Methodist Church.
Mrs. Hustead is a daughter of the late Warren and Rosa Kraus of Luray, Mo. Mr. Hustead is a son of the late Fred and Ethel Hustead of Rutledge, Mo.
They are the parents of Debbie Kline and her husband, Jim, of Cary, N.C., Dennis Hustead and his wife, Karen, of Shawnee Mission, Kan., Deanna Wheeler and her husband, Donnie, of LaPlata, Mo., and Darla Yakle and her husband, Johnny, of Kearney, Mo. They have 11 grandchildren.
Mr. Hustead operated Hustead Truck Line until his retirement.
Mrs. Hustead is also retired.
The couple was introduced by Kenny's sister, Lucretia Matlock, who worked in a business next door to where Virginia worked in Memphis, Mo.