Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Vaughn celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows Dec. 18, 2016, and at a reception at Knights of Columbus Hall in Marion.
Clifton Dean and Bernadine Smith were married De. 29, 1966, in Trinity Faith Church of God in Hafer.
Mr. Vaughn was a roustabout at Tuck Tape in Carbondale.
Mrs. Vaughn was an exemplar of an exodontist in Carterville.
The couple has two children, Deanna Marcotte and Dan Vaughn. They also have eight grandchildren.