Elmer and Sherry Ford of Jackson, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in the summer of 2019 with an Alaskan cruise and in 2020 with a family trip to Branson.
The Fords were married Aug. 14, 1970, by the Rev. Charles Marshall at Southside Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. Mrs. Ford is the former Sherry Dillworth.
They are the parents of two children, Laura (Rick) Chambless and Mike (Sherry) Ford and have five grandchildren, Avery, Tyson and Mitchell Ford and Matt and Nick Chambless.