Larry Keith and Shirley Marie (Strate) Reynolds of Independence, Mo., recently celebrated their wedding 50th anniversary with a small family gathering. They were married Sept. 29, 1967, in Jackson County, Mo.

They have two daughters, Shelly Allen and husband, Steven, of Independence, and Rhonda Stone and husband, Brian, of Independence, and four grandchildren, Samantha Allen, Matthew Allen, Katelynn Stone and Dustin Stone.

Both are retired. Larry worked for Tension Envelope and Shirley worked for the Federal Government and later for the City of Independence.