Loyd and Darlene Banks of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 4 to 6 p.m. June 24 with a come-and-go reception at the Holiday Inn Express, 1901 W. Second St. in Portales.
The celebration is hosted by their children Beverly Hall, Janet Fields and Lynda DeFoor, along with their grandchildren.
The couple was married June 30, 1956.
They have three children and five grandchildren.
The couple retired as owners of Pats Twin Cronnies which they owned for 25 years. He also was the owner of the Prices Meadow Gold Distributorship.
The celebration is open to friends and relatives.