February 11, 2006
Johnnie and Betty Firestone of Portales will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Roosevelt County Electric Coop hospitality room in Portales.
The couple was married Feb. 12, 1956, in Portales.
He is a farmer and rancher with operations in Floyd, Portales and Fort Sumner. She is a landlord, managing the couple’s rental apartments and houses.
The celebration is hosted by their children, Mike and Beverly Helm of Hallinsville, Mo., Rufus and Delores Campbell of Floyd, and Bruce and Brenda Ryberg of Dexter.
They also have seven grandchildren.
The celebration is open to friends and relatives.