Lonnie and Barbara Odle Philpott of Kansas celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Jan. 6, 2018.

Lonnie Philpott and Barbara Odle were married on Jan. 6, 1968 at the Kansas First Baptist Church in Kansas. 

He retired from Franklin Electric in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, where he was a maintenance technician for 37 years.

She is a retired teacher's assistant, working in both the Moseley and Kansas school districts for 19 years.

The Philpotts have resided in the same home for 46 years.

The couple have one daughter, Kim Fielden, Kansas, one son, Keith Philpott, Rogers, Arkansas, and one granddaughter, Paige Fielden, Kansas.

In lieu of gifts, the couple's daughter is hosting a card shower. Cards may be mailed to 57298 South 608 Road, Kansas, OK. 74347.