Dicus couple marks 50 years

Sunday, June 11, 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Dicus of Festus, Mo., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a dinner party June 3, 2006, at their home.

Hosts were their daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and David Payne of Puxico, Mo., Teresa and Brian Golden of Cape Girardeau, Melissa and Russell Usher of Portageville, Mo., and Brenda and Kevin Warf of Festus.

Dicus and Jerline Hunt were married June 3, 1956, in Corinth, Miss., by Justice of the Peace Bernard D. Sovell. Their attendants were Shirley and Malcolm Pevahouse, sister and brother-in-law of the groom.

The couple has lived in Missouri since 1975. Dicus retired as a foreman at Plastene Supply Co. in Portageville. Mrs. Dicus retired as a home health aide with Tri County Group V.

Mr. and Mrs. Dicus have seven grandchildren, Derik (Bridgette) Bland, Jennifer (Matthew) Skelton, William Golden, Elizabeth and Sarah Usher, and Timothy and Billy Dooley; and a great-grandchild, Hailey Bland. They have four stepgrandchildren, Dustin and Brandon Payne, and Tiffani and Tyler Warf.