DECATUR – Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Earl Smith will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering.
Mr. Smith and Judy Lynne Grigsby were married Sept. 7, 1968, in St. James Catholic Church. He is a retired Navy aviator. She is retired.
They are the parents of Jill (Anthony) Corapi of Champaign; Matthew (Julie) Smith of Fort Myers, Fla.; J. Brad (Valerie) Smith, Tampa, and Cassie (Dan) Avers, Rockford. They have nine grandchildren.