Mr. and Mrs. Guy Via of Benton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Sept. 27.
Mr. Via and the former Ann Edwards were married on September 27, 1969 in Brookport, Illinois. Their attendants were Liz Nelms and Harold and Martha Grossell.
Mr. Via is a retired carpenter, and both are retired from Camp Kum-Ba-Ya and Birmingham Point Campground in Fairdealing as caretakers. Mrs. Via also worked at the Florsheim Shoe Factory in Paducah.
Mr. Via is the son of the late Willie and Mae Via. Mrs. Via is the daughter of the late Solon and Mahala Edwards.
They are the parents of Rhonda (Dale) Henson-Bogard of Benton. They have four grandchildren: Areia (Jamie) Hathcock, Adeena (Sam) Parks, Aaron (Jayme) Henson and Aundrea (Tyler) Fralicx. They have six great-grandchildren.