Mary Jo and Sonny Burton, of Georgetown, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the Walburg German Restaurant in Walburg. The celebration was hosted by their son and daughter
The couple was united in marriage on Aug. 6, 1966, in Cleveland, Miss.
Mrs. Burton is a retired teacher. She was with the Killeen Independent School District for 28 years.
Mr. Burton is a retired MetLife representative and Realtor.
They were residents of Killeen for 44 years and now reside in Sun City, Georgetown.
Their daughter is Jennie Burton of Austin, and their son and daughter-in-law are Dr. Wade Burton and Dr. Susan Hopper, of Liberty Hill.