Jerry and Lavonne Berry of Conway will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 3, 2013.

The couple were married Jan. 29, 1963, in Jonesboro, Ark., where both were students at ASU.

They had been high school sweethearts at Greene County Tech High School in Paragould, Ark.

Both are retired. Mrs. Berry worked 34 years as a Spanish and English teacher for Pulaski County Special School District, and Mr. Berry worked 37 years as a minister for the churches of Christ.

The couple has two sons, their wives, and two granddaughters. Kevin and Laine Berry live in Conway. Ken and Joanna Berry live in Little Rock, and their children are Jessica and Justin Conway of New York City and Kensey Berry of Philadelphia.

Jerry and Lavonne are planning a river cruise through Holland and Belgium with their high school friends who are also celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

Friends are invited to celebrate with them Sunday afternoon, Feb. 3, at a come-and-go from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Berrys’ home: 18 Richland Hills Dr., Conway. No gifts, please.