— Otis and Loretta (Davis) Thacker, of Lebanon, will celebrate 50 years of marriage with a reception, hosted by their son, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Lighthouse Baptist Church, 858 W. 250 N, Lebanon. The couple requests that guests please omit gifts.
The Thackers were married Nov. 24, 1961, at Evangelical United Brethren. The Rev. Paul McFarland officiated.
The couple has one son, Michael Thacker of Lebanon.
Mr. Thacker worked in produce for Marsh Foods, retiring in 2007. Before going into the grocery business, he worked for the Lebanon Reporter. He now works part time at Walmart.
Mrs. Thacker worked as office manager for Pinnell-Metzger-Kramer Lumber Companies for 42 1/2 years, retiring in 2004. For the last 12 years of her career, she also worked in the Center Township Trustee’s Office.
Mrs. Thacker is a lifelong resident of Lebanon and Mr. Thacker has lived here since 1961.