Tom and Betty Pinkley, of Monett, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at the American Legion Hall, 717 E. Broadway, in Monett. The couple were united in marriage on May 31, 1962 at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with Rev. Robert Bell officiating. Tom retired as engineer with the BNSF railroad following 40 years of service. Betty is still active in her real estate career. They share their love of travel, working in their church activities and spending time with friends ad family. The celebration will be hosted by their son, Scott, Betty's sister and brother-in-law, Lisa and John Batson, and Betty's brother and sister-in-law, Junior and Colette Jung. Family and friends are invited to attend. The omission of gifts is requested but cards would be appreciated.