Maddixes celebrate 50th anniversary

Verne and Marjorie Maddix of Sun City, Arizona, and formerly of Fairfield, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Feb. 26.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Maddix were born and raised in the Fairfield area. They were married Feb. 26, 1968, at the First Lutheran Church in Monmouth, Illinois.

Mr. Maddix worked as a machinist and tool maker at Dexter Laundry for 40 years. Mrs. Maddix was owner and operator of Marge?s Beauty Salon for 30 years. They retired in May 1985 and moved to Arizona where they are permanent residents of the Sun City retirement area.