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Carroll Wayne and Ruth Ann Beck of Herrick will celebrate 50 years of marriage on Sunday, June 17.
A celebration with family, including dinner, will be held in Effingham at Lone Star Steakhouse.
Carroll Wayne Beck and Ruth Ann Barnes were united in marriage on Sunday June 17, 1962, in the Herrick Christian Church. Dennis Corley officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The maid of honor was Joyce (Brown) Nance, and Bob Barnes served as best man. The other attendants were Linda Kay (Austin) Bumgardner and Roger Henderson.
The Becks have three children: Melissa and her husband Emil Lagerhausen of Shumway, Melody and her husband Bruce Reynolds of Vandalia, and Byron Wayne Beck and his wife Jessica of Watson.
They have six grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren.
Carroll Wayne and Ruth Ann are retired and reside in rural Herrick.