C.J. and Dianna Anderson of Van Buren will observe their 50th wedding anniversary today with a family dinner organized by their children and grandchildren. The couple also took a trip to Branson earlier this week.

They were married Dec. 10, 1967, at First Baptist Church in Rogers by the Rev. Dean E. Newberry Jr.

Dianna, the former Dianna Dunson of Rogers, is retired from Georgia-Pacific and Presto-X.

C.J., a native of Fort Smith, is a Marine Corp. veteran of the Vietnam War, a medical technologist and is retired from Summit Medical center in Van Buren after 40 years.

The couple have two children, John Anderson and his wife LaDonna of Rudy and Clayanna Duquette and her husband Michael of Van Buren.

They have four grandchildren, Beth and Bryce Duquette and Andy and Presley Anderson.