Larry and Mary Sue Parke of Georgetown celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 24, 2013, with their family at the Beef House restaurant. The dinner was hosted by their children.
Larry Parke and Mary Sue Bennett were married on Aug. 23, 1963, at Lincoln United Methodist Church in Danville. Pastor Edgar Houldridge officiated.
Mr. Parke is retired from Quaker Oats and Mrs. Parke is retired from CRIS Senior Services.
They have three children: Scott Parke of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Nancy (Jay) Boose and Alan Parke, both of Georgetown. Their grandchildren are Shelby and Jayson Boose, Erika and Autumn Parke and Chad Runner, all of Georgetown.