Dick and Judy Hoover, of Monett, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 21. Family members hosted a reception on Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Monett Senior Center. The couple was married in Springfield. They are the parents of four children, Kathy and her husband, Steve Lowry, of Aurora; Lybbe (deceased) and her husband, Bill Unruh, of Grove, Okla.; Tami, of Reeds Spring; and Wynn Hoover and his wife, Cindy, of Battlefield. They have 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.