Judge Don and Diva Carol Barnes, of Sedalia, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 5 p.m. June 29 in the fellowship hall of the Community of Christ Church, 2000 S. Ingram Ave. Hosting the celebration is their children and friends, who invite you to attend.
Carol Smith and Donald Barnes were married June 14, 1964, at the Stone Church in Independence, by Elders Gomer Malone and Ward Smith.
Mr. Barnes is a retired lawyer and Circuit Judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit of Pettis County. He currently serves as a Senior Judge in surrounding counties. Mrs. Barnes is a retired music teacher and vocal coach.
They have two children, Donald Barnes and his wife Marie and granddaughter Alyssa, of Lee’s Summit, and Mark Barnes, of St. Louis.
Don and Carol will receive afternoon visits in their home, at 1200 W. Broadway Blvd., weekdays before the party for those who cannot attend the Sunday celebration at the church. Cards are welcome. The couple request no gifts.