Shirley and Ben Tomlinson will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this weekend with their children. They were married on April 24, 1964. They are the parents of Anita Eggman (Gene) of Rogers, Jerrie Beth Carter (Tom) of San Francisco, Bena Tomlinson of San Francisco, Nina Vincent (Marcel) of Lonoke and Gil Tomlinson (Heather) of Little Rock. The couple have 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.