Ted and Joan Stephens of Cabot will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, July 20, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church located three miles south of Mt. Carmel on Hwy 89 with family and friends. They were married July 20, 1963 in Sallisaw, Okla.

Joan Stephens is formerly Joan Miller and is retired from the Civil Service at the Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville. Ted Stephens is retired from the Civil Service at the Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville.

The couple have three sons, Ty Stephens and wife Susan and Derrick Stephens and wife Shay both of Cabot and Steven Stephens of Bella Vista; six grandchildren.