David and Judy Whitten of Mount Vernon, Ind., will celebrate their 50th
anniversary at a praise and worship service at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 1, at the Main Street General Baptist Church in Boonville. The event, to which the public is invited, is being hosted by their children: Michael (Karen) Whitten of Boonville and Melanie (Steve) Wood of Flint, Mich., and their grandchildren: Brittney (Matt) McLaughlin, Mallory (Jordan) Smith, Kyle Whitten, Caleb and Isaac Wood.
Whitten and the former Judy Ranes were married June 22, 1961, at the Mount Vernon General Baptist Church.
David is a speech language pathologist in private practice, and Judy retired in 2006 after having worked in the Alumni Office at Oakland City University for 30 years.