Harlin and Betty Thompson of Ravenswood are celebrated their 50th anniversary on May 25.
He is the son of the late William and Vera Thompson. He worked at Walker Systems until retirement.
She is the daughter of the late Willie and Nora Carson. She worked at Dr. Gustke's office until retirement.
They have four daughters, Sandy (Dave) Curtiss-Quinn of Gilbert, Ariz., Grace (Ken) Amos of Rockport; Karen (Javier) Alvarez of Mesa, Ariz.; and Melissa (Wayne) Flinn of Belleville.
They have 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.