Charles Brown and the former Shirley Mason were married on Feb. 2, 1963 in Hardin.
Shirley is the daughter of Robert Mason and Ruby Mason. Robert is the son of Harry and Veronica Brown.
The couple has two children, Tonya Murphy of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Troy Brown of Farmington, Ill. They have two grandchildren.
All friends and family are invited to attend the celebration. The couple requests no gifts.