Gary and Betty Hammonds of Killeen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 29 at Presbyterian Mo-Ranch in Hunt hosted by their children and grandchildren.
They were married on Dec. 29, 1966.
Mrs. Hammonds is a Christian school teacher.
Mr. Hammonds retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Army and is a Christian school principal.
Their children are Stephen and Lina Hammonds of Midland, N.C., Scott and Carrie Hallman of Killeen and Jacob and Jenna Lehman of Selma.
They have 12 grandchildren.