Donald and Joyce Francis of Kennewick will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. on May 15 at South Hills Church in Kennewick.
They were married April 8, 1960, at Golden Glades Baptist Church in Opa-Locka, Fla. They moved from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to the Tri-Cities 26 years ago.
Joyce retired from Florida Power and Light Company in 1983. She volunteered at Grace Clinic and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center.
Donald retired from the city of Pasco in 1995. He served as Pasco's police chief from 1983 to 1995. He was also an active member of Kiwanis.
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They have two children, Teri Davies of West Richland and Scott Francis of Pittsburgh, Pa. They have four grandchildren.