Mr. and Mrs. William L. Barber, of Vandalia will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27, 2015.
William and Betty Sue were united in marriage on June 27, 1965 in First Baptist Church in Vandalia.
William and Betty have three children. They are Lanny Barber, of Columbia; Lori Branhan, of Springfield; and Liz King, of O’FallOn.
The Barbers have 10 grandchildren.
William retired from Harbison-Walker.
Betty has had a day care in Vandalia for 45 years.
Betty’s parents were Ralph and Edith Gaw, both are now deceased.
William’s father, Harold Barber is deceased. His mother, Betty J. Barber, lives in Vandalia.