The Rev. and Mrs. Gene Wilcox, 3694 Old State Route 34, Limestone, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011, at Limestone Ruritan.
The couple were married on Nov. 4, 1961, at United Methodist Church, Litchfield, Ill., by the Rev. Max Martin.
Rev. Wilcox has served as pastor of Oakdale Union Church, Limestone, for 27 years.
Mrs. Wilcox is the former Shirley Calfee.
The couple have four children, Doug Wilcox of Jonesborough, Greg Wilcox of Telford, Jan Soper and husband David of Noblesville, Ind., and Pam Dugger and husband Phillip of Limestone; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The celebration is open to family and friends.
The couple request no gifts.