Mr. and Mrs. Shipman will celebrate their 30th anniversary July 27.
John Shipman and Donita Ephland were married July 27, 1984, at Christ the King Church in Kansas City.
Mr. Shipman is a corrections supervisor at Tipton Correctional Center in Tipton.
Mrs. Shipman is in imaging informatics at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia.
The have two children, Jack Shipman, of Warrensburg, and Wyatt Shipman, of Blue Springs.
The couple will celebrate with family and friends July 27 in Drexel.